Category Archives: Rewards

How to earn a Southwest Companion Pass now

Lyn Mettler

I’m a big fan of the Southwest Companion Pass, but changes in April have made it more difficult – but far from impossible – to earn the 110,000 points that will let one person fly with you for nearly free…
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Extreme bedroom makeovers – on a budget

Dawn Papandrea

With my older son turning 14 in a few weeks and starting high school in the fall, we thought it’s time that he and his 9-year-old brother have their own space. They’ve been sharing a bedroom since the little guy…
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The hidden family benefits of elite airline status

Damon Brown

Getting elite airline status is tougher than ever, and even more difficult to earn when your flying has to be structured around your family schedule. Ironically, the needs of a young family are the perfect reason to prioritize higher status…
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How to get your baseball fix (on the cheap)

Dawn Papandrea

Baseball season is here, but ticket prices in New York (and probably where you are, too) are sky high (not to mention parking, concessions, etc.). I really want to get to a Mets game, but the cost involved isn’t fitting…
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