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Episode 22: May Recap - $23,465 - Ordering 6,300 Echo Dots

This was another breakout month for me for buying groups as I was able to order over $200k worth of product, mostly from echo dots. I am very happy with the automation...

Episode 21: Churning & Getting Into Advantage Play

In this episode I chat with a member of the Slack on how one might be able to leverage churning skills towards other "AP" ventures such as sports betting and casino ga...

Episode 20: April Recap - $10,406 - Pepper, Walmart Failures, & More Best Buy

This month had it's ups and downs with some successes with Best Buy and Pepper but had a series of missing items shipping to buying groups. It was overall a solid mont...

Episode 19: A Deep Dive into Gift Card Arbitrage

In this episode I talk with Logan from Aligned Incentives about how he started his gift card brokerage and how it operates today.To join the free Slack group, head ove...

Episode 18: March Recap - $13,405 - My BoA Experience, Playstation Portals, & More Best Buy

Business is continuing to go well with Best Buy with laptops and this month I was able to buy Playstation Portals for the first time. I did have a few issues with pack...

Episode 17: Miami & St Croix Trip Report and The Latest Vacasa Devaluation

A recap of our week-long trip in Miami and St Croix, USVI, where we had a really fun experience. I also discuss the latest Wyndham/Vacasa and Hyatt devaluations and wh...

Episode 16: February Recap - $15,611 - Apple Vision Pros, Echo Dots, & Best Buy

This month I didn't sign up for any new credit cards, but instead put a lot of effort into figuring out how to order from Best Buy and had good success with dropshippi...

Episode 15: Risk, Float, Getting Freerolled, And How To Better Manage It

I start with a deep dive into what happened with the crypto collapse and the bankruptcy of "crypto lending" platforms, then discuss what we can learn from them and how...

Episode 14: January Recap - $14,727 - More Amex AUs, USB/BoA, & a C1 Fail

Amex continues to be very strong and will put me in a great position for the first half of 2024. It was another decent month for Amazon and I'm looking ahead to scale ...

Episode 13: Austria Trip Report - A Skiing Paradise

A recap of my recent trip to St. Anton, Austria to go skiing with my brother. The skiing was awesome and it was a really fun trip!Flights:PDX-SFO-FRA-INN on UA/LH/EN f...

Episode 12: December Recap - $17,257 - AirPods, C1 Shopping Portal, and More Amex Offers

This was the highest intensity month I have had to date, with a lot of great deals to wrap up the end of the year. The main ones were AirPods from Verizon and Capital ...

Episode 11: India Trip Report - Air India, QSuites, Alila Diwa Goa, & Our India Travel Experience

Recapping our 2-week trip to India, including Delhi, Rajasthan, and Goa. We faced a lot of unexpected challenges during the trip but overall had a great time!Award Fli...

Episode 10: November Recap - $3,426 - Pre-BF Amazon, Citi, & More BoA

A short month for me since I was out for the last two weeks, but I still made use of some decent deals for BGs and GC reselling. I got another batch of BoA Alaska Busi...

Episode 9: Vegas & Maui Trip Report and Europe Award Travel Tips

This episode covers a couple of trips that I went on over the past few months and some general award travel advice on how to plan your trip to Europe this summer. If y...

Episode 8: Joinsave & What You Need To Know About Personal Finance

This is a slightly different episode from the content I've been putting out lately - I do a deep dive into the Joinsave brokerage "bonus" and discuss some general fina...

Episode 7: October Recap - $11,623 - Fire Sticks, Prime Day, & 99x AUs

This month had it's ups and downs for me. Another round of Amazon devices and Prime Day were great for buying groups, but I had a disappointing round of applications w...

Episode 6: Using Bill-Pay for Manufactured Spend

Today I talk about an MS method that involves using bill pay services to liquidate gift cards or to put spend on cashback debit cards. In the second section I talk abo...

Episode 5: AA Shopping Portal Shutdown, BB/WM, & How To Be Prepared in Q4

I had a fun experience with gaming the AA shopping portal that ultimately didn't work. I also discuss my plans for how to get back into the game with Best Buy and Walm...

Episode 4: September Recap - $14,892 - iPhones, Amex, and BoA

The new iPhone 15 was a fun reselling opportunity, although it ended rather quickly. In September I got a a new round of Amex NLLs and stacked these with the 20k/4k em...

Episode 3: Quarterly Redemption Recap & Trip Report - Belize, Vietnam, and Taiwan

Recapping the major trips we have had so far this year! Below is a summary of the flights and hotels:Belize:PDX-SEA-BZE/BZE-SEA-PDX on AS Y with companion fare for $75...

Episode 2: August Recap - $8,805 Profit and $32,844 Spend

August had a big sale on Amazon devices that was great for buying groups with retailers including Target, Staples, and Kohl's. Credit card bonuses included a 100k CIP ...

Bonus Episode: Kroger Fuel Points, Churning Ethics, and the Dark Side of Churning

A rundown on the Kroger fuel points ecosystem, a discussion of churning ethics, and some churning and churning-adjacent stories where things got out of hand.

Episode 1: July Recap - $5,124 Profit and $91,891 Spend

July's highlights include summaries of Amazon, Costco, and US Bank.

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