Buying diamond jewelry – especially a diamond engagement ring – is often second to a house or a car as the biggest purchase a person makes in their lifetime. Because of this, it can be a really daunting process. After all, what kind of diamond should you be buying? What's the difference between something like a flawless solitaire and a slightly included princess cut?
It's no secret that Starwood Preferred Guest is one of the best hotel loyalty programs out there. With excellent hotel properties, powerful elite benefits and a versatile points currency, it's definitely one of my favorites. Now that Starwood is owned by Marriott, many of our readers might get the chance to stay at a Starwood property for the first time, because points and elite statuses now transfer between the two programs. So, let's dig into the Starwood (SPG) program's finer points, shall we?
Did you get excited when Nintendo released the NES Classic Mini Console? A lot of people did. It sold out immediately, and it was nearly impossible to procure anywhere due to demand. People love nostalgia, but there are two very important reasons why you shouldn't buy this, or any other retro console.
When I began my Whole30 challenge, I knew I was going from a diet heavy on fast food and soda to one that was ultra-healthy but super restrictive. I had some bad habits to break. But I also understood that it was going to change my budget just as much as it would change my body. So I decided to track my food expenses and see if it was true that eating healthy was really more expensive.
It's common knowledge that no Easter celebration is complete without a juicy slice of ham. But this Easter marks the first time I'll have to cook my own, and if I want to get it right, I have a lot to learn.
Many airlines purposely overbook their flights, which means they sell tickets for more seats than they actually have on the plane, knowing some people probably won't show up for their flights. Maybe it’s to ensure optimum revenue on every trip, or maybe it’s because airlines rarely face repercussions for treating customers poorly. Whatever the case, overbooking is something most air travelers will have to deal with at one point or another.
While I write a lot about my international travels on points and miles, I do my fair share of domestic travel as well. While some cards (which often carry higher annual fees) are incredible tools for the international traveler, there are other credit cards on the market that are more useful and impactful for anyone who travels frequently throughout the United States. These are our favorites.
Walmart just announced yet another unique money saving offer aimed squarely at competing with its rival Amazon, and it's pretty fantastic – especially if you already rely on Walmart for day-to-day shopping.