Monthly Archives: March 2013

How to retire really, really, really young

A recent story on CNBC (H/T: FWF) about people who try to retire by age 40 piqued our interest. Here’s the intro: To most people, “retiring early,” means 55. But to Jason Fieber, that’s too long to wait. Everything Fieber does is with … Continue reading

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How to beat a speed camera ticket! And are LED light bulbs worth the money?

MATH: IS THERE ANYTHING IT CAN’T DO?: We’re fond of learning about ways to stick it to The Man here at PFD, which is why we were tickled pink to read how somebody successfully fought a speed camera ticket. Ostensibly … Continue reading

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New Pointbreaks, Travelocity card follow-up, another obscure credit card, and how to cure leukemia in eight days.

NEW POINTBREAKS: Just a reminder that the new Priority Club Pointbreak list is out. If you’re not familiar with it, this can be one of the best values in hotel point redemptions. Every hotel on that list is only 5,000 … Continue reading

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The credit card that gets you 12% back on travel purchases

The Chase Sapphire and Amex Gold get a lot of press for travel spending, but it’s possible to do better. The product to be aware of is the Travelocity Amex, issued by Barclaycard. There are two versions of this card: the no-fee version and the … Continue reading

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