The Points Guy: Everything Rewards

Any discussion of travel deals, rewards, and related strategies leads to The Points Guy. TPG can helps everyone, from the beginner to the veteran traveler, understand the mechanics of airline rewards programs and how to maximize their value. But it goes far beyond that, with guidance on hotel and other travel-related purchases, and has a … Continue reading The Points Guy: Everything Rewards

The Wirecutter: the best for less

The Wirecutter is a gem. Think of it as Consumer Reports for the online universe, combined with a solid savings approach. The site started by testing and rating electronics and tech gear. But since the New York Times acquired them a while back, they've expanded into virtually everything. I recently bought dog poop bags based … Continue reading The Wirecutter: the best for less

Kinja Deals: your daily digest

Kinja Deals is a must for any serious saver. I never miss a day without checking in. Every day the site, a sub of The Gizmodo Media Group - publisher of Deadspin, LifeHacker (another must read), and many more - surfaces great limited time deals, chiefly, though not exclusively, from Amazon. Just sifting through Amazon's … Continue reading Kinja Deals: your daily digest

Groupon: layers of deals

I've been a Groupon customer for years, through ups and downs. Groupon started with a big idea: an alternative for local businesses who otherwise might push coupons in the (nearly dead) local newspaper, in desperate hope customers appear. But it turns out that it’s hard to find enough small businesses willing to cut their prices … Continue reading Groupon: layers of deals