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Are Airline Credit Cards Worth the Hype?

This week’s post comes to us from Andrew, a writer at LendEDU,  a consumer education website and financial product marketplace. Many thanks to Andrew for sharing with us the pros and cons of airline credit cards!   Many frequent flyers consider getting an airline credit card, especially those who tend to use the same airline for their travels. Airline credit cards are basically a rewards card that provides cardholders an opportunity to earn miles or points on certain purchases. Most airline-specific credit cards give extra points for expenses like airfare, rental cars, partner hotels, or in-flight…

My Favorite Affordable Travel Gifts for 2018

As the holidays approach, everyone is looking for that new gift that will wow the traveler in their life. So, I’ve put together a list of my favorite, affordable travel items. These items are not only practical, but they can make travel smoother and much more comfortable. Click on any of the titles or photos of the items to see them at Amazon. (Note: I do make a small commission for purchases made through the following link, but this doesn’t affect you or your pricing.) Here are my favorite travel gifts, all under $30! (prices are…

The Ins and Outs of Wine Club Memberships

Are you a member of a wine club? Do you receive monthly mailings of new wines? I myself have been a member of a few wine clubs and some I’ve joined have proven to be a mistake. Now, I’m not talking about the wine clubs that you join after a weekend in Sonoma or Napa. Those wines you’ve already tried and enjoyed. Plus, those are usually of much higher quality. I specifically mean these mass-marketed wine clubs like Wall Street Journal Wine, Tasting Room wines, or one of the many other “clearing…

So Long, My Jerking Acura RDX

Scroll to the bottom of this post for updates! As most of you know, I wrote a detailed post a few years ago about my struggles with my brand new 2016 Acura RDX SUV. You can read the full post about it here. This was my first luxury car purchase, our new family car, and a “so-long” to my minivan years. I did a ton of research on cars, had loved all of our previous Hondas, and wanted to upgrade; thus our Acura RDX purchase. I was ecstatic…