Chase Sapphire Reserve Upgrade

I am a big proponent of starting your Travel Hacking journey with a Chase Sapphire Preferred credit card.  One reason is the value of the sign up bonus which is currently 60,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards Points worth a minimum of $750 at 1.25 cents per point.  The annual fee is $95 and there are many […]

FICO Credit Score Changes

As a Travel Hacker, I always know my credit score. Recently, I learned of some adjustments to how FICO, Fair Isaac Corporation, will be determining credit scores. Banks and lending institutions use credit scores to evaluate a borrower’s creditworthiness. If you currently don’t know your current credit score, you can sign up for a free […]

My Podcast Interview on Swipe!

Just a quick post to give you the link to my podcast interview on Swipe! the Podcast. Host, Polly Bauer, invited me to talk about Travel Hacking. There was a lot of information to discuss. I was thrilled to be interviewed to share my Travel Hacking insights. Note that there are two back to back […]