304, 2015

Backpacker’s Secrets: Finding the Cheapest Ways to Travel

When it comes finding the cheapest ways to travel, backpackers have it down to a science. From packing strategies to finding cheap eats, there is much to be learned from these frugal travelers. Their tips and techniques can be applied to just about any trip to help you save money. Let’s take a look:


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2301, 2015

Keep Your Resolutions with the Help of Consumer Loyalty Programs

Ah, the new year’s resolution. The plan. The promise. The resolve. Usually, it’s made with the best of intentions, but if you’re like most people, you’ll probably never follow through only about 8% do, according to the University of Scranton. Maybe you’ll hang in there for week one and week two, but by February, your […]

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2512, 2014

12 Days of Loyalty Benefits

You know the song, so sing along! We’re counting down 12 days of loyalty benefits for the holidays.

What are loyalty benefits? They’re all of those hidden special benefits and discounts you receive through various club memberships and credit cards. Chances are, you have access to thousands of loyalty benefits and don’t even know it in […]

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2111, 2014

Last-Minute Vacations: Holiday Travel Tips for Procrastinators

You’ve done it again. The holidays are almost here and you’ve put off making your reservations. Well, the good news is, procrastinators have a few things going for them when it comes to booking last-minute vacations. When you’re flexible and well, desperate, doors tend to open where you’d least expect. Here are some tips to […]

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3110, 2014

Student Budgeting 101: How to Keep Your Spending in Check and Still Have a Life

You’ve heard that the college years are supposed to be the greatest years of your life, but they can also be the toughest to deal with financially. Here are a few student budgeting tips to help you avoid debt and enjoy life:

Use Your Student Discount

When you’re a student, there are discounts available everywhere you turn […]

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110, 2014

When Loyalty Becomes Disloyal: 5 Signs it’s Time To Reconsider Your Loyalty Rewards Program

Customer loyalty should not be like playing a game of chess. Yet frequently, loyalty rewards programs don’t work for the customer as much as it does for the business. With U.S. loyalty memberships in the billions and over 20 average loyalty programs, there comes a time to reevaluate your loyalty programs and cards. Here are […]

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2409, 2014

Live It Up After You Retire with Consumer Loyalty Programs

By now you’ve probably heard all of the usual ways to save money after retirement. You’ve finally qualified for social security and cheaper movie tickets and we suspect that AARP has probably sent you the letter. But, chances are, there are some

hidden perks and benefits you have yet to discover. Many of them are […]

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1407, 2014

5 Ways to Save on Your Family Road Trip

The family road trip; one of the most exciting, adventurous and memorable summer vacations. Whether it is a cross-country road trip or a trip down the Pacific Coast Highway, road trips with the family are a great way to spend quality time together away from the hustle and bustle of hectic daily lives.

It’s important to […]

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1106, 2014

Frugal Living Ideas: Throwing a Fun 4th of July Party

Fourth of July festivities can be expensive. Between the food, fun and fireworks, Americans spend billions on their Independence Day barbecues and parties. Every year, it makes us cringe. We want to throw a fun shindig, but don’t want to spend the money to do so. And, you shouldn’t have to. With these frugal living […]

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1205, 2014

15 Tips to Save on Your Summer Vacation.

Summer. We’ve been dreaming of summer all winter, and throughout spring that winter held hostage, and finally it is within reach.

With the realization that summer is not too far behind, thoughts turn to packed bags, lazy poolside days and the warm relaxing thoughts of vacation, Until, the anxiety hits, How much will a summer […]

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UseMyBenefits.com Adds MasterCard Benefits

October 16th, 2019|Comments Off on UseMyBenefits.com Adds MasterCard Benefits

I am happy to announce that in pursuit of its quest to become “The Google of Loyalty Program Benefits,” UseMyBenefits.com has now added MasterCard credit card benefits to our site. We have added the basic […]

UseMyBenefits.com Adds Amex Benefits

September 26th, 2019|Comments Off on UseMyBenefits.com Adds Amex Benefits

In our continuing quest to become “The Google of Loyalty Program Benefits,“ I am happy to announce that we have added American Express credit card benefits to UseMyBenefits.com.
Benefits very tremendously depending upon the particular type […]

UseMyBenefits.com – Discover it

September 19th, 2019|Comments Off on UseMyBenefits.com – Discover it

I’m happy to report that we now nave Discover it Card benefits on UseMyBenefits.com.

Discover has taken a different approach from other cards in its benefits program. There are just a few, including providing your FICO […]

Visa Benefits on UseMyBenefits.com

September 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Visa Benefits on UseMyBenefits.com

Moving forward in our quest to become The Google of Loyalty Program Benefits, UseMyBenefits.com is happy to announce that Visa Classic/Traditional, Visa Signature, Visa Infinite and Visa Platinum Card benefits have been added to the […]