How We Keep Ourselves Safe Online When We’re Traveling

The Points Guy website recently had a good article on how to keep yourself safe online. 

All of the tips in this article are worth considering, if you haven’t already. I already use some apps to keep myself protected online:
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What To Do With A Couple Of Points Here & A Few Points There

There was a good article I read on Frugal Travel Guy’s website a while back that had to do with

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How To Give Your Personal Information To Thieves While Traveling (a.k.a. DON’T DO THIS!)

It seems that almost everyone has a story about their email being hacked, credit card number being stolen or even worse, their identity being used.

Remember this the next time you want to post a picture like this to your Instagram.
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Should you pay your taxes by credit card?

It’s tax season. It’s nice when you’re able to get a refund but unfortunately, sometimes you have to pay Uncle Sam his cut. Sharon and I have paid our taxes with a credit card for the last 2 years, as it’s really a good way to work towards a spending goal for a sign up bonus or to buy miles. I’ve used my Starwood card for this purpose, to increase my balance there.

This article from One Mile At A Time gives a good walk through of your different options. Take a look at it before you do your taxes this year and let me know if it works for you!

How I’ll Save On Gas With My IHG Card

I read other peoples’ points and miles blogs all the time – they’ve taught me how to maneuver the points and miles world and have often given a heads up on special deals. For example, I just read about a pretty neat way to save money on gas on MonkeyMiles. I go to Shell anyway although I’ve never signed up for their Fuel Rewards. But yeah, for 6 cents a gallon I’ll definitely be getting an account.

Remember just having the IHG Rewards Club credit card makes you a platinum member.

CLICK HERE to learn more about it.