Credit Card Rewards, Do You Have to Pay Taxes on Them?

One common question that often comes up for credit card reward programs is if you have to pay taxes on the rewards you earn. Per the IRS, you may have to report your credit card rewards if they are the type that have been deemed ‘taxable income.’ For many cards, this won’t be the case because the IRS sees your cash-back Read More

When is a Rewards Credit Card Really Worth It?

A lot of people like credit cards because they get freebies, they can build their credit, and they are promised everything under the sun. You can get free flights, free hotel stays, and discounts at your favorite stores. However, sometimes you have to spend a lot of money just to get these perks. With most credit cards, you have to Read More

Breaking Down the Virgin Atlantic Flying Club

For the last few years, the Virgin Atlantic Flying Club program has not always been considered the “best of the best” in terms of rewards, though they do get recommendations for their premium economy class from travel related magazines. There have been some changes recently to go with the changing business model, but these changes have significantly improved what was Read More

Best Ways to Earn and Use Hawaiian Airlines Miles

The airline miles program at Hawaiian Airlines does not get a lot of attention, but that does not mean it is not great. In fact, for someone who goes to Hawaii or travels between the Hawaiian islands relatively frequently, it can be one of the best programs to sign up for. Hawaiian Award Chart The HawaiianMiles award chart has three Read More

Guide to Booking and Using ANA Mileage Club Awards

All Nippon Airlines, better known as ANA, is the second largest airline in Japan and is one of the highest rated and most beloved airlines in the world. The praise comes from industry officials and passengers alike. They also have a large frequent flyer program that recently underwent some massive changes, completely switching how they award points. Some of the Read More

Guide to British Airways Avios

British Airways and the Executive Club program is one of the best flying programs you can be a member of. It allows you to earn Avios (or miles) that you can then turn in for free flights, reduced rates, or upgrades. How Do I Join the Executive Club? You first have to get yourself a BA Executive Club card, which Read More

American Express Green Card: Yay or Nay?

One of the better reward credit cards to consider in 2017 is the American Express Green Card. They are currently offering 25,000 bonus points after you spend $1,000 in purchases in the first three months. On top of that, you get 2x the points on each dollar spent on the American Express Travel Website and 1x the points on every Read More