Introducing TPG’s New Points & Miles Learning Series ‘To the Point’

Aug 8, 2018

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The world of points and miles can be incredibly complex. Long-time readers know that here at TPG we love that stuff and pride ourselves on deep-dive analyses of award charts and credit cards. But not everyone is ready for those (oftentimes) in-depth articles. Some people are just looking for answers to foundational questions so they can learn and get in on the fun.

Welcome to “To The Point.”

This new weekly YouTube video series features members of the TPG staff of experts answering the most common questions we get about the points and miles universe and introducing some of the credit cards and programs we deem most valuable. Initial entries will cover topics like, “How can you earn points or miles without traveling?” and “How can you improve your credit score?” With a new video publishing every Wednesday, this series is the gateway into the world of using credit cards and frequent traveler programs to earn free trips around the globe.

Be the first to know about new episodes by subscribing to the channel today. And if you have questions you need answered and want to help inspire future videos, be sure to join the TPG Lounge Facebook group, where we’ll periodically ask for ideas on what to cover next.

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