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My 2018 Predictions for the Miles and Points World

Predictions has been a more recent (2017, 2016) tradition for me, but I am starting to get the hang of it. This idea started when I started getting more questions about what I think will happen. So I mine...

New Direction for Pointshogger

If you have not noticed already, over the past 12 months or so, Pointshogger has taken a different direction. So when we see comments like these: grimex: “how much time do you spend formulating...

Tangerine in the Spotlight – What to do with a Credit Card Devaluation

There has been a lot of discussion about the negative changes that are coming to the Tangerine Money-Back Credit Card that come into effect on April 29, 2017. Even though it is the Tangerine card that...

More Ways to Reduce Scams

I recently wrote a post about Ways to Reduce Being Victim of Fraud. But this seems to be such a hot topic, I thought I’d list more ways to reduce being victim of fraud. 1) If it’s free, you...

Fairness Towards Loyalty Programs

As we start the new year, I am looking to improve my writing style. So you feedback is most welcome! I was re-reading a post that I wrote over half a year ago, entitled: 12 Aeroplan Myths and My Commentary....

My 2017 Predictions for the Miles and Points World

Predictions has yet to be a yearly tradition for me, but I may start. Recap of 2016 Last year, I did not fair too well. All things considered, I think I was essentially 0.5/3. Here’s a quick recap...

Thoughts on Mattress Runs

I recently wrote my thoughts about Mileage Runs. Today, I will provide my thoughts on “mattress runs.” A mattress run is staying at a hotel for the main purpose of collecting hotel points, nights...

Looking for Credit Card Comparison Ideas

Do you ever get faced with the question, which credit card should I get? I am trying to choose between credit card A or B. I plan on writing a slew of posts with a “versus” theme for a direct...

Thoughts on Mileage Runs

As we approach the end of the year, there was a time when people were calculating how many miles they needed to qualify for a specific elite status level with frequent flyer programs. However, a lot has...

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