Virgin Atlantic Free Status Match to Silver and Gold

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Virgin Atlantic has a new official status match program that will match the elite status of another airline's frequent flyer program for a full 12 months. (Oftentimes these status matches are unofficial and only last a few months.) To request a … [Read the rest]

Headwinds/Tailwinds Asymmetry, Gratitude, and Relationship Advice

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Freakonomics Radio has a podcast called Why Is My Life So Hard? where they talked with Tom Gilovich of Cornell and Shai Davidai of the New School for Social Research about the concept of headwinds/tailwinds asymmetry: Most of us feel we face more … [Read the rest]

Free 150 Marriott Rewards Points Promotion

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Offer is available again (albeit with less points). You can earn up to 150 free Marriott Rewards points by registering at this Chirpify promotional page and then connecting your Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter social media accounts for 50 points … [Read the rest]

Existing Discover Cardholders: Free $10 Kohl’s Cash

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If you have a Discover credit card and shop at Kohl's, follow the quick instructions below and check if you have $10 in Kohl's Cash credit available in your account. There is no purchase required. Availability varies and you might see again next … [Read the rest]

New Low-Cost Broad Commodity ETFs from GraniteShares

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Commodities are an asset class that some investors include in their portfolio for diversification purposes. Depending on the specific index, you might track the futures market for aluminum, coffee, copper, corn, cotton, crude oil, gold, diesel, … [Read the rest]

Don’t Switch Between Cheap Index Funds To Save Money (Try Cheap Milk Instead)

I've seen this Schwab commercial multiple times recently, where Schwab touts that one of its index funds costs "3X less than Fidelity" and "4X less than Vanguard": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dva608hGVO0 I already knew why it bugged me … [Read the rest]

Lemonade: Homeowners & Renters Insurance With No Incentive To Deny Your Claim?

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Update: Lemonade is now available in California (in addition to New York and Illinois). Get a free quote from Lemonade and see if they are cheaper than your current homeowner's or renter's insurance policy. Feel free to leave a comment about … [Read the rest]

Best Interest Rates on Cash Savings – June 2017

Over the past month, short-term interest rates have inching upwards while the overall yield curve flattened slightly. The value in chasing interest rates continues to rebound ever so slowly, especially if you have idle cash in a megabank paying … [Read the rest]

How To Make Your Life Completely Miserable

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If you are a fan of Charlie Munger and his principle of inversion, you will enjoy this video by CGP Grey* about the 7 Ways to Maximize Misery. Sometimes the best solution to a problem comes by approaching it backwards. Found via Abnormal Returns. … [Read the rest]

Join Marriott Rewards, Get 1,000 Free Miles + Double Miles

The loyalty program for Marriott Hotels (which recently bought Starwood) is running a promotion for new members. If you enroll in Marriott Rewards through this link, you will earn 1,000 bonus miles from one of the airlines below, as well as double … [Read the rest]

Amazon Prime: Buy Sample Box, Get Equal Credit Towards Similar Products

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Updated with additional offers. Amazon Prime members can buy sample boxes that come with a credit towards a future purchase in that specific product category. For example, you can buy a beverage sample box for $9.99 and then you'll get an equal … [Read the rest]

Free Digital HD Movie: A Stork’s Journey

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Looking for some free family-friendly entertainment? The new movie A Stork's Journey is currently free to redeem on Google Play (digital HD version). You can stream it to your computer, smartphone, or TV box. Limited offer from June 1 to June … [Read the rest]