Biggest month so far, harvesting bonuses from banks, credit cards, brokerages, crypto exchanges, mealkits, cashback, and cellphones. All the churns!
Ideas on best places to park your cash to stay on top of inflation, including banks, bonds, and crypto exchanges. Plus a primer on stablecoins and avoiding collapses like Terra & Luna.
Another big month packed with bank churns (and fails), along with more crypto, bonds, and brokerages. Plus cellphones, mealkits, cashback, and lots of free food.
Step-by-step guide to using AMEX points to secure one of the best value premium cabins, plus booking tips & tricks gathered from 50+ hours of research, phone calls, and experimentation. Brace yourselves, this one goes DEEP 🤓
Another busy month churning banks, treasury bonds, credit cards, mealkits and cellphones, plus updates on some MS opportunities and high-yield stablecoins.
Massive month in February with lots of new bank accounts, some interesting brokerage opportunities, crypto, easy MS, mealkits, cellphones, and cashback.
Bonus episode of an interview I did recently on another show, Risk of Ruin. I talk about leaving the work world behind in favor of early retirement, how churning fits into leanFIRE, my time in Japanese jail and our homesteading plans.
Season 2 - Detailed breakdown of January 2022 churns across credit cards, banks, brokerages, cell phones, and misc categories.
Season finale! Detailed breakdown of December churns along with a final year-end tally for 2021, plus a bonus recap on how the podcast is doing and some lessons learned making the show.
In-depth walkthrough of the various iPhone deals available from Costco, Best Buy, and Visible, as well as strategies for reselling on Swappa.
Detailed breakdown of November churns across banks, brokerages, credit cards, cell phones, and cashback sites.
Brief walkthrough (and free download) of a Google Sheet template for tracking credit card churns, plus some tips for managing the "back office" work.
Detailed breakdown of October churns across credit cards, bank bonuses, brokerages, and cell phones (plus a bonus Ventana review).
In-depth guide to churning Visible and other MVNOs to qualify for discounted phones and super discounted (even free) monthly plans.
Detailed breakdown of September churning efforts across bank bonuses, brokerages, credit cards and misc categories.
Tips and tricks for maximizing National's amazing Executive status for free upgrades and discounted rentals.
After 8 years and $25K+ of free flights, some thoughts and tips on securing companion pass for 2022/23.
Detailed breakdown of August churning efforts across credit cards, bank bonuses, brokerages and misc categories.
After a decade of earning and churning Hyatt status, an in-depth look at maximizing this incredible loyalty program.
Special episode on churning strategies that can help attain and sustain FIRE (financial independence / retire early).