The Pursuing Points Podcast: Credit Cards | Points and Miles | Travel

The Pursuing Points Podcast: Credit Cards | Points and Miles | Travel
An insiders look at all things credit cards, points and miles, travel, and more!
016 – Protecting Your Online Identity
Oct 14 • 27 min
Todays episode is not going to focus on points and miles, rather, we’re going to focus on how to protect your online identity. With all of the hacks and breaches that have been happening at various companies over the world, there has never been a better…
015 – Signing Up For a New Card On Air!
Sep 18 • 29 min
Join me for episode 15 of the Pursuing Points podcast as I discuss my recent travel, recently due annual fees, and cards that I have on my radar. Also, at the end of the show I sign up for a new card on the air!
014 – Answering Quora Questions and Looking at Top Card Offers
Jul 1 • 29 min
In episode 14 of the Pursuing Points podcast I sit down to answer a few questions from Quora, as well as a user submitted question. We cover things like: “Why do rich people use credit cards?”, “Why doesn’t Gordon Miller like credit cards?”, “Do I need to…
013 – Status, Predictions, and More w/ AJ Krow
Feb 18 • 33 min
Join me as I speak with AJ Krow of for the second time on the podcast. AJ and I talk about everything from what happened in 2016, what we think will happen in 2017, and all things miles, points, and status. Show Links…
012 – Delta Medallion Choice Benefit Selection & More
Jan 21 • 20 min
Join me as I discuss my thought process regarding my Delta Medallion Benefit selection. We’ll also talk about the Chase Sapphire Reserve vs. the Preferred now that the sign-up bonus on the Reserve has dropped to 50,000 points. Show Links Delta Medallion…
011 – Credit Card Spring Cleaning
Nov 30, 2016 • 21 min
In this episode I talk about a letter I received from Chase telling me that a card i’ve had for the last 4 years was being cancelled effective immediately! My first reaction was to fight, but when I thought about it I decided to take a different approach.…
010 – Applying for the American Express Platinum Card
Oct 31, 2016 • 20 min
In this episode I apply for the American Express Platinum Card live on the air. Lets just say that the results are a bit more interesting than the time I applied for the Sapphire Reserve on the podcast. Give it a listen and let me know what you think in…
009 – Good Cards for Bad Credit and How to Improve Your Credit Score
Oct 21, 2016 • 25 min
In this episode we take a look at credit scores, how they can be improved, and some of the good cards for bad credit. This episode was inspired by an iTunes review in which the reviewer said “I wish there was more info geared toward different credit…
008 – SightDoing and Travel Planning w/ Becky Pokora
Oct 4, 2016 • 31 min
After years of traveling as a sightseeing tourist; visiting museums, and taking bus tours, Becky Pokora of knew she wanted more. She ultimately coined the term SightDoing which she describes as discover the world through real, hands-on…
007 – Family Travel, Wallet Overview, Sapphire Reserve Mania w/ AJ Krow
Sep 23, 2016 • 35 min
Join myself and AJ Krow of as we discuss; family travel, whats in AJ’s wallet, elite status, Chase Sapphire Reserve mania and more. AJ is a low volume high quality flier that calls DFW his home airport. He currently has gold status with…
006 – Debunking 5 Common Credit Myths
Sep 12, 2016 • 20 min
The world of credit is filled with myths and misinformation. If you’re not careful, taking some of this advice at face value can really hold you back when it comes to taking control of your financial life, specifically your credit score and credit card…
005 – Personal travel, remote work, and with Rui Bom
Sep 5, 2016 • 31 min
Meeting and talking with folks that you might not otherwise get the chance to interact with is one of the reasons I so thoroughly enjoy having a podcast. On todays episode I am joined by the Chief Marketing Officer for, Rui Bom.
004 – Explaining Delta Elite Status to my Friend Tony
Sep 4, 2016 • 34 min
My friend Tony doesn’t travel that much, and his main rewards card is the Bank of America 3-2-1 cash rewards card. After listening to the first Pursuing Points Podcast episode Tony messaged me and said “Great job,
003 – Whats in my Wallet?
Sep 3, 2016 • 31 min
Building off of the success of our last episode, this episode focuses on the 11 credit cards that I currently have in my wallet. In recent blog posts i’ve talked about doing a credit card inventory every so often to decide which cards are worth keeping…
002 – Applying for the Chase Sapphire Reserve w/ Michael Fabiano
Aug 28, 2016 • 30 min
Welcome to the 2nd ever episode of the Pursuing Points Podcast. In this episode I am joined by my good friend and fellow credit card aficionado Michael Fabiano. In the episode Michael and I talk about the cards he has in his wallet,
001 – Earning Delta Gold Medallion Status
Aug 25, 2016 • 20 min
Welcome to the first ever Podcast! In this episode I talk about earning Delta Gold Medallion status as well as touch on plans for future podcasts. The episode is right around 20 minutes in length and I really hope you enjoy it!