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Blog posts about traveling and tips and tricks on how to best maximize travel hacking.

What Is The Chase 5/24 Rule? An In-Depth Analysis

What Is The Chase 5/24 Rule? An In-Depth Analysis

In 2014, Chase started rejecting credit card applications whenever someone had opened more than 5 credit cards in the past 24 months. Though there’s no official page on the Chase website about it, the Chase 5/24 rule is well known in the travel community. The reason why you need to understand the 5/24 rule is because Chase Ultimate Rewards (UR) points are some of the most valuable points out there. For anyone looking to learn how to travel for free,…

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The Optimal Guide To Earning Chase Ultimate Rewards (UR) Points

The Optimal Guide To Earning Chase Ultimate Rewards (UR) Points

Chase Ultimate Rewards (UR) points are some of the best rewards points because they’re so flexible and easy to redeem. With Chase offering 7 different credit cards with their own bonus point sign ups and bonus earning categories, it can get a little confusing as to which cards you should get in order to maximize earning the most Chase UR points. Optimizing Chase Ultimate Rewards There are two thing you’re trying to optimize here: sign up bonuses and bonus categories….

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Geoarbitrage: Change Locations To Retire Early & Become Financially Independent

Geoarbitrage: Change Locations To Retire Early & Become Financially Independent

I remember getting my first paycheck and thinking,”Are you serious?! Where is the rest of it?”. That began my journey to considering geoarbitrage. What is Geoarbitrage? Geoarbitrage is short for geographic arbitrage. The basic definition of geoarbitrage is taking advantage of the difference in costs between two geographic locations, while having the same kind of lifestyle. I’d consider this to be the formula: Pick Whichever Increase in NW is highest = Post-tax(salary + capital gains if sold + other income…

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How to Become Yelp Elite: The Perks and Benefits

How to Become Yelp Elite: The Perks and Benefits

For a foodie, the concept of the Yelp Elite Squad rocked my socks off. Once you were invited, you were able to attend a few events a month. I’m sharing how to become Yelp Elite because I think the perks and benefits of Yelp Elite events are amazing. The events, which are FREE, have ranged from: Wine tastings with small bites Meeting Sheldon Simeon (awesome Top Chef contestant) at a poke event 5 course meal at a remodeled luxury restaurant…

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How To Go To Disney World For Free

How To Go To Disney World For Free

In my teenage years, I went to both the Hong Kong and Tokyo Disneyland. They were wonderful and magical places. Also, those turkey legs are so delicious. Fastpass was glorious and it truly was the happiest place on earth. However, I’ve never gone to Disney World. Isn’t it time I did? As an adult, I started planning my trip to Disney World but realized how expensive it was to get there. I learned how to travel for free in college…

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