The Best 6 Cards for Holiday Purchases

Update: The Chase Freedom bonus categories mentioned below are no longer available. View the current bonus calendar here  It’s December and the holidays are creeping ever closer, so if you haven’t reached the end of your shopping list, you’ll want to do so soon. To make sure you’re maximizing your holiday gift purchases, TPG Senior…

7 Great Low-Tech Travel Accessories for $15 or Less

With the holiday travel season upon us, TPG Contributor J. Keith van Straaten offers his recommendations for travel accessories that are so simple and inexpensive, anyone can use and afford them. (All photos are courtesy of Amazon.com, unless otherwise noted.) There are a lot of great electronic gadgets and apps out there to help make traveling…

Best Credit Cards To Use for Black Friday and Cyber Monday Purchases

As we move headlong into the holiday season, I’m sure that many of you are thinking about the array of gifts you need to purchase for friends, family members, bosses and others in your lives. Today, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Nick Ewen shares some of the best cards to use for all that…

5 Reasons Why JetBlue Mint is the Best Domestic Business Class

Last year, I flew JetBlue’s Mint business class for the first time and was extremely impressed — as well as jealous that I didn’t get one of the suites in row two or four, which offer unparalleled privacy for domestic travel. I promised to fly Mint again to see if the suite was truly was as good as…

Thousands of Amazon Movies and TV Shows Coming to JetBlue

If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you’ll be able to stream thousands of movies and TV episodes for free on JetBlue flights later this year. Though a new partnership, Prime members will have access to Amazon’s comprehensive library through JetBlue’s speedy Fly-Fi internet, which will be available on all of the airline’s Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft by the end of…

$10 Free on Amazon (Targeted)

Just under the wire for Christmas, you may now be able to get $10 off a purchase of at least $10 on Amazon.com when you link a credit card from a participating loyalty program—including Membership Rewards, Ultimate Rewards and ThankYou Rewards—and use a minimum of 1 point and the promo code SWP10HOL for the purchase. This targeted offer may or may not work…

Guide to Maximizing Points and Miles for Baby Purchases

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here:  American Express EveryDay Credit Card, American Express EveryDay Preferred Credit Card I often stress the importance to award travelers of earning points or miles on every dollar spent, and since having kids isn’t known for being cheap, today TPG Contributor (and new father) Nick Ewen offers his strategies…

Amazon Payments – Send and Receive Money with a Credit Card

Today TPG Contributor Jason Steele offers insights into using Amazon Payments, a program for sending and receiving payments online with the option of using a credit card. Perhaps you’ve heard of Amazon Payments from Amazon.com, the retailing giant’s web-based payments platform. Amazon recently issued a high profile announcement that it would offer a smartphone integrated with Amazon Payments to allow…