Is Best Western’s email credit card offer worth it?

Ah, Best Western.

Does it get more American than that?

They aren’t known for luxury, but they do have some nice hotels all over the world.

Today they sent me an email offer that I haven’t seen before for their credit card: Continue reading

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3 easy things Uber can do to make drivers stop quitting

Uber’s driver turnover rate is abysmal.

One study found only 4% of drivers are still driving a year after starting.

Most drivers join for the lucrative sign-up bonuses, then ditch upon realizing how challenging it is to make driving worth their time.

Here are 3 changes Uber could make to keep drivers on the road:

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Hotel review: Country boy walks into the Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui

The Fairmont Kea Lani in Maui is one of a handful of luxury resorts on a stretch of Maui’s southern shore called Wailea.

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Thanks to the no-longer-available Fairmont credit card from Chase, I had two free nights to use at any Fairmont.

The starting rate for a night at this hotel is ~$500, so I figured it’d be a good spot to use my free nights.

I was a tad underwhelmed.

Wait, why? Continue reading