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Tran and QL

Blog Info

Name:
Smart Money And Travel
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Budgeting, Travel
Start Year:
2017

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Net worth:
$1,010,000.00
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
Asian
Gender:
Unspecified
Life stage:
Unspecified
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Latest Blog Posts

In October 2018, we took a trip with my parents to New York City. This is the first part of a short series recapping our experience. In the first post we’ll discuss how we paid for the trip. In the second, we’ll show you the hotel that we were able to secure with Marriott points, […] The post Planning a Cheap Trip to New York City appeared first on Smart Money ...
Posted: Nov 13 2018 @ 12:00 PM
January 2018 Financial Update February 2018 Financial Update March 2018 Financial Update April 2018 Financial Update May 2018 Financial Update June 2018 Financial Update July 2018 Financial Update August 2018 Financial Update September 2018 Financial Update October 2018 Financial Update — October was a busy month. We were both on the road a lot but […] The post October 2018 Financial and Net Worth Update appeared first on Smart Money and ...
Posted: Nov 08 2018 @ 12:00 PM
Part 1: How to Fly to Bali Using Miles? Part 2: Where to Stay in Bali On Points Part 3: Flight Review: Cathay Pacific Business Class A350 SFO to HKG Part 4: Flight Review: Cathay Pacific Business Class Boeing 777-300 HKG to DPS Part 5: Things To Know Before Visiting Bali Part 6: Hotel Review: Hilton Garden Inn […] The post Flight Review: Cathay Business Class Boeing 777-300 Hong Kong to Bali appeared first ...
Posted: Nov 06 2018 @ 12:00 PM
Part 1: How to Fly to Bali Using Miles? Part 2: Where to Stay in Bali On Points Part 3: Flight Review: Cathay Business Class A350 SFO to HKG Part 4: Flight Review: Cathay Business Class Boeing 777-300 HKG to DPS Part 5: Things To Know Before Visiting Bali Part 6: Hotel Review: Hilton Garden […] The post Flight Review: Cathay Pacific Business Class A350 San Francisco to Hong Kong appeared ...
Posted: Nov 02 2018 @ 11:00 AM
In the past month, the S&P 500 declined 8.8%. We’ve all enjoyed a nine-year bull market but that’s no reason to be careless with your money. There are a whole host of macroeconomic issues in play; however, we won’t go into those right now. Instead, we’re going to touch on at a high level, a few […] The post Managing Your Money Through Tough Times appeared first on Smart Money and Travel. ...
Posted: Oct 30 2018 @ 11:00 AM
Part 1: How to Fly to Bali Using Miles? Part 2: Where to Stay in Bali On Points Part 3: Flight Review: Cathay Business Class A350 SFO to HKG Part 4: Flight Review: Cathay Business Class Boeing 777-300 HKG to DPS Part 5: Things To Know Before Visiting Bali Part 6: Hotel Review: Hilton Garden […] The post Where to Stay in Bali on Points? appeared first on Smart Money and ...
Posted: Oct 27 2018 @ 11:00 AM
In mid-September, I had a work trip in the Windy City and decided to stay at the Conrad Chicago. How Much Did This Cost? I work for a bank, which has negotiated rates with hotels around the country. The rates aren’t always the best deals but they allow the bank to realize meaningful cost savings […] The post Hotel Review: Conrad Chicago appeared first on Smart Money and Travel. ...
Posted: Oct 23 2018 @ 11:00 AM
Part 1: Planning Summer Vacation to National Parks with Points Part 2: Hotel Review: Sheraton Redding Part 3: Things To Do in Redding Part 4: Hotel Review: Holiday Inn Express Klamath Falls Part 5: Trip Report: Crater Lake National Park Part 6: Hotel Review: Holiday Inn Express Roseburg We left Crater Lake in the early […] The post Hotel Review: Holiday Inn Express Roseburg appeared first on Smart Money and Travel. ...
Posted: Oct 18 2018 @ 11:00 AM
Recently, someone commented on Our 2018 Budget post asking if we drink coffee. We actually go to Starbucks at least once weekly. A popular advice among financial bloggers is to avoid buying coffee or specialty drinks at places like Starbucks. They recommend people to make their own coffee at home to save money. As long […] The post No, I won’t stop going to Starbucks appeared first on Smart Money and ...
Posted: Oct 16 2018 @ 11:00 AM
January 2018 Financial Update February 2018 Financial Update March 2018 Financial Update April 2018 Financial Update May 2018 Financial Update June 2018 Financial Update July 2018 Financial Update August 2018 Financial Update September 2018 Financial Update — September turned out to be a great way to kick off autumn. QL and both of our moms […] The post September 2018 Financial and Net Worth Update appeared first on Smart Money and ...
Posted: Oct 11 2018 @ 11:00 AM

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