I've already laid out my Frequent Flier Kung Fu for Novices, so I thought I would follow up with a bit more about credit card benefits. See, you can reap amazing rewards just for being members of various hotel and airline programs, and credit cards can really open those doors quickly and easily. My advice? Get a Chase Sapphire card for points and the card from your favorite … [Read more...] about My Advice For New Business Travelers: Get The Credit Cards!
I travel a lot. Keep an eye on the event calendar on my blog and you'll see me show up in dozens of cities every year. Not everyone is such a frequent flyer, but everyone can benefit from a little bit of travel kung fu! Here are my top recommendations for new travelers to make the most of their time away from home. Get with the Program Lots of people feel like they can't … [Read more...] about Frequent Flier Kung Fu for Novices
I'm outspoken, and I have a platform. This makes me a difficult customer for some and a dream for others. When I have issues with a company or product, I let them know. I detail the problem. I expect a resolution, and I usually get one. As the old saying goes, "the squeaky wheel gets the grease." But why should only squeaky wheels get greased? Why should secret warranties … [Read more...] about On Being a Squeaky Wheel (Where’s My Grease?)
This love letter goes out to Dell. I hope they're listening, because I want them to succeed and thrive and sell millions of computers. But they're sure making it hard for me to buy just one. Here's my story. The Computer Dell has a lock on the low-mid range laptop market. They seem to have dozens of models priced between $450 and $600 (after sales and promotions) with all the … [Read more...] about Dear Dell: Why Is It So Hard To Buy From You?