Jenny Hoff

Jenny Hoff is a former managing editor of video at Based in Austin, Texas, she has more than 15 years' experience in both broadcast and print news. Her live reports have appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Deutsche Welle and numerous NBC and ABC affiliates. She has written for international publications, and writes a blog on budget travel. She has degrees in journalism and political science from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and an executive MBA from the Berlin School of Creative Leadership.

Posts by Jenny Hoff


How to donate airline points to help with Harvey relief efforts

The tens of thousands of victims of Hurricane Harvey need clothes, shoes, diapers, food, medicine, blankets – all of the everyday supplies we take for granted. But, there is something else they could use that you may not have thought…
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Living with credit, Rewards, Shopping, Travel

Ways to redeem United miles after viral video

If the video of the United passenger being pulled off a plane after refusing to give up his seat to accommodate airline employees made you want to avoid the airline for future travel, you don’t need to give up your…
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Living with credit, New products, Rewards

Hotel programs will match your elite status

It’s not easy accruing enough hotel points, either through credit card purchases or through purchasing enough nights at the hotel, to earn a top-tier status with the chain. And unless you are a frequent business traveler, it’s nearly impossible to…
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Living with credit, Rewards

How about a Cubs card to mark the historic win?

If watching a history-making World Series felt like a once-in-a-lifetime experience, then you’ll be happy to know certain credit cards can give you opportunities to rack up even more unforgettable memories with your favorite sports teams. As I reported in…
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Living with credit, Research, regulation, industry reports, Rewards

Flying as a family may soon be easier and cheaper

Parents flying with kids may soon breathe eaiser, or at least closer together: According to a section of the recently approved reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration, parents may not have to pay extra to sit next to their kids on planes. As…
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