How to transfer SPG Points to Marriott Rewards

Effective now – with the merger between Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Marriott International – members of both hotel loyalty programs now have reciprocating benefits if you link your accounts.  I just transferred some SPG Points to Marriott Rewards.  Here’s…
The best budgeting rule of thumb

Everyone is different.  Personal finance is personal.  There is however some general rules of thumb that work well when it comes to creating some good savings habits and maintaining a good budget.  Let’s take a tour of those and I’ll…