Video: 15 Questions with The Points Guy, Brian Kelly

Apr 4, 2019

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We see you. We hear you. We know you’re all overflowing with questions to ask Brian Kelly.

In this video, we go through some of our most frequently asked questions rapid-fire style with The Points Guy himself. How do you earn points and miles? What’s the best beginner credit card to get for an aspiring points nerd, and why? What’s your best piece of advice to first-time credit card holders? Well, no worries — all answers are in the clip below.


Have more questions? No problem. For additional points and miles-related video content, check out our YouTube channel. You can tune into our series “To The Point” and “Have Points, Will Travel” for the chance to learn more about how you can maximize your spending — like how to go on extravagant vacations (or take luxurious flights) for less than the price of a sandwich, for example.

So subscribe! Really, it’s a no-brainer.

Featured image by Eric Helgas for The Points Guy.

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