Some of the most frequently asked questions I receive from family and friends, people I meet in person, and readers are:

  • How do I get started on earning points and miles?
  • Which credit card should I sign up for?
  • What is the best credit card for earning miles and points?
  • What is the best airline to fly with?
  • What is the best points program?

All good questions! So I thought it was about time I created “Getting Started” guides. Glide your mouse on “Travel Resources” and there should be a drop down menu.

First, you will find Miles and Points 101, which is a step-by-step guide to get you started. I personally refer to all 8 steps on a regular basis to update my strategy and maximize earning miles and points.

Second, you will find the Understanding Credit Cards page. Award earning credit cards can be confusing, but they don’t have to be. I keep it simple for you and explain the different types of rewards you can earn.

Transferable points are my favorite because they give me the most flexibility. However, I am also a big fan of fixed value cards for certain types of spending. If you are a business owner, there are certain credit cards that work to your advantage. You’ll learn from reading my guides which credit cards work best for you!

If there is more introductory information you would like to see, please let me know!