Lyn Mettler

Lyn Mettler is an Indianapolis-based freelance writer who also writes for U.S. News, MSN,com, and her own website.

Posts by Lyn Mettler

Living with credit, Rewards, Shopping

Airline shopping buttons make it easy to earn miles, points

One of my favorite free ways to earn airline miles and points is by starting my online shopping at airline shopping portals. By simply clicking through to the website where you’ll be doing your shopping, you earn airline points or…
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Living with credit, Rewards, Travel

How points helped with our spring break trip to the Caribbean

Our family has never been to the Caribbean, and with my youngest son dying to do his first scuba dive once he turned 10 in January, a spring break getaway was on our radar. From on our radar to reality…
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Living with credit, Rewards, Shopping, Travel

3 simple steps to maximize your points for family travel

When it comes to travel, my family is all about getting as much as possible for free – and using the simplest methods to do it. How do we do it? A huge part is to have a strategy in…
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Rewards, Shopping, Travel

How my family flies for nearly free on points

Remember extreme couponing? That was me about 10 years ago! While I didn’t end up with hundreds of items in a stockpile, I did find it a challenge to see how much I could get for free – or even…
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