Benjy Harmon

Benjy is a fan of points, miles, and financial independence (FI). An experienced world traveler, husband, and father, he currently focuses on roaming throughout the USA expense-free (or close to it). He enjoys helping others achieve their FI and travel goals.

Amex Platinum Card Showdown – Does the Personal or Business Card Win?

Amex keeps adding more benefits and annual fees to Platinum cards. How can we determine which is the best Amex Platinum card? Start here!

(Remember to Cancel) New Amex Uber Benefits – How I Plan to Maximize and You Can, Too!

New Amex Uber benefits have just been announced. Here's how I plan to maximize the new benefits and you can, too!

Awesome New ThankYou Point Sweet Spots With Their Newest Transfer Partner

Citi surprised us with their new ThankYou Choice Hotels partnership. Here's how to redeem for more value with Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Everybody Needs Stuff – The Points Loot I’ve Picked Up During the Pandemic

We can obtain solid value on our points when we look beyond travel. Our credit card rewards redemptions for stuff have worked out great!

Get a Load of My Travel Related Grievances – Are You With Me or Not?

I love travel, but I have related grievances. Here are a few of the big ones for me. Are you with me on any of these or not?

D’Oh! Check Out My Biggest Travel Mistake in Recent Memory

I don't make a big travel mistake often, but my recent one was a real humdinger. What would you have done if you were in my situation?

The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner Hotel Review: Stellar Use Of Amex FHR Credit

I recently enjoyed a long weekend at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, a great reminder that a bit of luxury doesn't need to cost much.