Airlines Moving Closer to Personalized Pricing for Airfare

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Oct 19 2019

While not in use today, the major company collecting and distributing airfares for airlines announced at their annual conference that they’re closer than ever to delivering true ‘dynamic’ airfares that are customized for each person searching for a trip. This is a new way for airlines to increase revenue, by delivering a different offer to each customer based on their willingness to pay.

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Updated Best Rewards Card for Each Category of Spending

Oct 19 2019

If you want to earn the most points for your spending — beyond just earning a big signup bonus — you need to pay attention to what you spend the most money on and which cards give you the best juice for that specific spending.

If you drive a ton you want a card that maximizes gas spend. If you eat out a lot, there are cards that bonus restaurant spend. Since I travel a lot it’s air, hotel, and dining. Some cards are great for multiple categories.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio Wants Your Next New York Hotel Stay To Be More Expensive

Oct 18 2019

De Blasio is proposing to eliminate the ability for new hotels to be built ‘by right’ as long as they conform to zoning laws, and instead require a special permit in “a process that would effectively grant the local City Council member veto power over any new hotel room.”

The largest hotel owners in the city say “they’ll rest easier if the city severely restricts the construction of competing accommodations.”

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The 6 Best Rewards Cards in America

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Oct 18 2019

If you’re going to choose one card, what should it be? And what’s really the best rewards card out there? To answer this question you need to understand the (3) kinds of value you can get from a rewards credit card.

I often list the best signup bonuses, or lists of which card is best for which category of spending. But what are the best cards overall that hit it out of the park, the triple threats that deliver value across all three dimensions? Here are I think the six cards that qualify.

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