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A Milenomics Production-- News related to Points and Miles. Tips & Tricks on how to Earn More miles, Maximize Credit Card Rewards, and Travel more than ever before.

Milenomics ² Podcast - No Annual Fee Edition Sam Simon & Robert Dwyer

    • Leisure
    • 4.4, 25 Ratings

A Milenomics Production-- News related to Points and Miles. Tips & Tricks on how to Earn More miles, Maximize Credit Card Rewards, and Travel more than ever before.

    Episode 42: Manufactured Spend Setbacks and Opportunities, and Limited-time Promotions

    Episode 42: Manufactured Spend Setbacks and Opportunities, and Limited-time Promotions

    Today we’re back with a standard No Annual Fee episode.  We do the news, and then talk Personal Finance and Amex Small Business Credits. 0:30 GiftCards.com joins giftcardmall with $2k monthly portal cap Rakuten lasted until 7/7 at $60k/mo Showing $2k cap as of 7/8 1:50 [Targeted?] Chase Marriott/Ritz cards: 10x on Gas + Dining […]

    • 19 min
    Episode 41: Milenomics Second Podcast Preview – Wine Deals

    Episode 41: Milenomics Second Podcast Preview – Wine Deals

    A couple months ago we launched the Milenomics Podcast Network which now includes three shows: Milenomics² Podcast with Sam Simon and Robert Dwyer Milenomics Second Podcast hosted by Garth Grawburg The Manifesto with Gideon The Free-quent Flyer Subscribers gain access to these shows as well as a thriving Slack community, the ability to attend meetups, […]

    • 42 min
    Summer Travel, AirBnB / VRBO Vacation Rentals

    Summer Travel, AirBnB / VRBO Vacation Rentals

    We’re back with a bit of a stretch for our ‘short cut’ topic.  Robert and I sat down to have a quick chat about our upcoming summer travel plans, both of which revolve around vacation rentals. Along the way, as we tend to do, we took a bit of a deep dive into price variances […]

    • 35 min
    Episode 39: Emirates Fuel Surcharges/Instagram Live

    Episode 39: Emirates Fuel Surcharges/Instagram Live

    Update: Here’s link to the Instagram Live video Last week Emirates greatly reduced taxes + fees on awards on their metal using their Skywards miles. That’s great for those who want to fly Emirates metal, especially since we can transfer bank points to Skywards 1:1 across so many programs. But the place a lot of […]

    • 8 min
    Episode 38: Maximizing Amex 20,000 Point Referrals

    Episode 38: Maximizing Amex 20,000 Point Referrals

    We’ve been seeing [targeted] heightened 20,000 Membership Reward “Blue Star” referrals come and go on Amex Business Platinum and Personal Gold cards. Right now they seem to be “in season” with a high percentage of these cards showing heightened referral bonuses. Update: Others are reporting seeing this one Personal Platinum and Business Gold as well. […]

    • 12 min
    Special Episode 37: 1-Star Reviews of 4-Star Hotel

    Special Episode 37: 1-Star Reviews of 4-Star Hotel

    This episode was originally released last July 4th for our Patreon members. We’re releasing it here for all readers and listeners of the Podcast. Maybe you’ll find it a nice 38 minute distraction from everything going on right now.  Original Show notes are as follows: Today we’re taking a break from the regular show format […]

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Zash524 ,

Good show for fast/thorough info

Sam and Robert are smart, witty, and entertaining.

Bauer but not Jack ,

Love it

Great, easily digestible content. If you don’t like it, I’ll give you your money back. - TFB

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