Chase’s Algorithm Out Of Control, Unexpected IRS Check, 30 Visits to North Korea & More

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Most Popular Posts of August 2020

Here are our 5 most viewed posts from the previous month.  This only includes articles written and posted in the month of August.  Any expired deals or promos will not be included either.

14 Million Americans Should Expect an IRS Check in the Coming Weeks

Unfortunately, or fortunately (hello points!), I had to pay in on my taxes so I was not one of 14 million Americans getting an interest check from the IRS.  It is interesting that even though the file date was pushed out they still had to pay up.

Did You Know Not All US Passport Types Are Created Equal?

Did You Know Not All US Passport Types Are Created Equal?

No, I did not.  But I do now thanks to Ryan’s article about it.  Jeopardy here I come!

travel to north korea

Why I Continue To Travel To North Korea After Almost 30 Trips

Zoe has made quite the impression during her short time on the MtM team.  From being stranded in a foreign country without Covid the entire pandemic to making more trips to North Korea than most people on this planet, she has a lot of interesting stuff to share.  I look forward to continuing to read it…I am a fan!

Get Compensation When Your Target Order Is Late

How To Get Compensation When Your Target Order Is Late

A simple tip that can save you money.  Whether it is Amazon, Walmart or Target they make a promise to you with a delivery date.  And sometimes they miss that date, by a long shot, and there is no reason to take it lying down.

Chase Shutdowns Update

Chase Shutdowns Update: Algorithm Gone Wild Or Something Else?

Chase has been all over the place the last few months, from good to bad.  They have launched pay yourself back and unveiled the new Freedom Flex card on the good end.  On the bad end, they have double pulled credit reports for new applications and shut down accounts with what appears to be in error.

That’s A Wrap

Well that does it for August 2020. Let me know in the comments which article you liked best.

Mark Ostermann
Mark Ostermann is a father, husband and miles/points fanatic. He left the corporate world after starting a family in order to be a stay at home dad. Mark is constantly looking at ways to save money and stay within budget while also taking awesome vacations with his family. When he isn't caring for his family or taking a weekend trip, Mark is working towards his goal of visiting every Major League Baseball ballpark.

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  1. Thirty times? I’ve been there once for four days, and think I got it, loved the trip, and day to day people were great. But thirty times?


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