BigCrumbs now MainStreetShares


Some of us have been following the saga of the cashback website BigCrumbs for a number of weeks or months.  The website was taken down amidst rumors of some sort of minor hacking, and then we were promised imminent return of the service.  We waited and waited.  Well, here is the big news:  I just … Read More

Plzen, CZ – A Journey Through Bohemia

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Day 3, Saturday January 10th: Prague – Plzen, CZ This post is part of the Around the World in 8 Days trip.  Here are related posts: Another Crazy Adventure Begins…. Around the World in 8 Days — > It’s Genesis, Planning, and Costs Around the World in 8 Days – Day -1 including JFK Air … Read More

Citibank Prestige Card: When an Airline Ticket Doesn’t Code Right


I recently got the Citibank Prestige Card.  Although it is expensive, the $450 fee (or $350 fee for Citigold customers) is offset by a $250 annual Air Travel Credit. $250 Air Travel Credit Purchases made by the Primary cardmember and Authorized Users on the Card Account are eligible for this statement credit. Please allow 1-2 … Read More