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Protecting yourself from airline shadiness

A few weeks ago I read that the Department of Justice is subpoenaing some of the major airlines (Southwest, Delta, American, and United) for manipulating capacity which in turn keeps ticket prices high.  Now the Department of Transportation is investigating five major airlines (Southwest, Delta, American, United, & JetBlue) about the possibility that they price…

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No respect for the points

Have you ever had this conversation with a spouse or loved one? Them: “You have hundreds of thousands of points! You should use them for our hotel/flight/gift certificate/etc. Isn’t that what they’re there for?” You: “Actually, I have a specific use in mind for them. We are going to book an amazing trip using a…

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