My Credit Card Churning Journey

My Credit Card Churning Journey

Guys, remember when I was talking about spider webs a few weeks ago? A big part of how I build up spider webs involves some good, old fashion living on less than I make, but sometimes I use a modern form of witchcraft called credit card churning to help out too. If you have trouble…

How I Travel Hacked Hawaii (in 3 months)

How I Travel Hacked Hawaii (in 3 months)

The trick to really rocking the travel rewards is to plan ahead. For FinCon 2014, I travel hacked my flight and hotel and NJ Transit and managed to spend an amazing weekend in New Orleans for $608.87 – with just under half of that being the FinCon ticket itself. However, I knew I wanted to…

Clifford

Accountability: April 2016

Profile I am thirty one years old and I am the Stage Manager/Lighting Director for Clifford the Big, Red Dog! I make $700 a week and receive a $30/day per diem. Saving & Spending I have made my financial life infinitely more complicated this month. So figuring out my net worth is really a joy.…

Hawaii Savings - Juggling Money Like a Boss

Hawaii Savings – Juggling Money Like a Boss

I mentioned a last week that I just was not feeling the personal finance vibe (and full disclosure – totally went out and ate a chimichanga immediately after writing, though I did manage to forgo a bunch of liquor and buying any clothes so…. kind of a win… or a personal finance bloggers fail too story……

Don't Carry a Balance on Your Credit Cards

Don’t Carry a Balance on Your Credit Cards

I had an alarming conversation with my little brother recently. He’s a pretty smart dude, just turned 21, and recently got his first credit card. I was talking with him about how I was starting to get into credit card churning and he was interested in hearing about all the rewards card perks. Then he…