Saturday Round-Up 10/8

Welcome back, Saturday Round-Up! I haven’t done one of these since we left for Hawai’i, but I figured it would be better to do these going forward, rather than fill up your Facebook feeds every time I post. Going forward, I’ll post on Facebook 2-3 times a week:  1-2 stories and then a post on Saturday to catch up on everything else. You’ll find all the stories below. Good? Good.

  1. Third Quarter 2016 – Earn, Baby, Earn:  Just like the two preceding posts in this series (here and here), let’s look at the points Nick and I earned and burned this quarter! While we traveled a bit this summer, we put away more miles and points than we spent. Here’s how it went. Continue reading.
  2. Hilton HHonors (AMEX) – Increased Bonuses:  Generally, the base card offers  50,000 points for spending $1,000 in 90 days and the Surpass cards offers 75,000 points after spending $3,000 in 90 days. Let’s take a look at the current offers below the jump, available until November 30th. Continue reading.
  3. Recap:  September Travel:  September was a relatively low-key travel month:  Nick and I went to visit my parents in New Hampshire, and I needed to make a last minute trip home at the end of the month. Nothing fancy or exotic (or cheap!). Continue reading.
  4. Ready, Set, Shop – It’s the Fourth Quarter:  Just a quick PSA that we’re in the fourth quarter, and this is what your bonus categories are for the Chase Freedom and Discover it cards. Continue reading.

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