14

Sep
2017

The Driftr Podcast – Episode 15

Posted By : Brian Fontenot/ 2543 0

 

On Episode 15 we discuss the Question of the Day: What is your favorite travel app, an in-depth review of Chase Freedom and Freedom Unlimited Card during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Johannesburg, South Africa and discuss our thoughts on paying off big purchases on your credit card.

Question of The Day

What is your favorite travel app?

Cards & Points

Chase Freedom

  • No annual fee
  • Earn 5% cash back on up to $1,500 in combined purchases in bonus categories each quarter you activate.
  • Earn 1% cash back on all other purchases* – it’s automatic.
  • 0% intro APR for 15 months from account opening on purchases and balance transfers.† After that, 15.99%–24.74% variable APR.† Balance transfer fee is 5% of the amount transferred with a minimum of $5.†
  • 1:1 Points Transfer
  • And more! Learn here.

Chase Freedom Unlimited

  • No annual fee
  • Earn unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase* – it’s automatic.Earn 1% cash back on all other purchases* – it’s automatic.
  • 0% intro APR for 15 months from account opening on purchases and balance transfers.† After that, 15.99%–24.74% variable APR.† Balance transfer fee is 5% of the amount transferred with a minimum of $5.
  • 1:1 Points Transfer
  • And more! Learn here.

You Can Fly With Us

Johannesburg, South Africa

You Can Fly With Us

Paying off big purchases on your credit card

  • Don’t on anything on your credit card that you can’t pay off
  • Figure out your payoff strategy: If it takes more than 3 months to pay off, don’t put it on your credit card
  • Make sure to pay your bills!
  • Go for the points
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Travel has been at the center of Brian's life, start as a young child. Summer trips were a hallmark of exploration; Brian's desire to see the world began to develop. Brian has traveled to over 20 countries within the last 2 years, working towards the 30 countries by 30 years old.

Through all of his travels, the power of cards and points has fueled his ability to travel freely. Brian now conducts seminars, workshops, and can be found speaking to the public in order to help share techniques and tips on how others can take advantage of these resources.

Outside of Brian's travel interest, Brian is the Executive Director of the BLF Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit offering annual scholarships and a year long mentorship for college students, developing emotional intelligence, and soft skills. Brian is also the CEO/Co-Founder of Elevation Firm, a Creative Agency that helps develop brands, and improve advertising and marketing strategies for countless businesses.

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