You'll learn life-changing insider advice from our amazing line-up of travel and points experts.
Brandon Neth has visited 76 countries, over 700 cities, and has flown more than 750,000 miles, all for minimal out of pocket cost. He’s passionate about traveling on a budget. Brandon is now the FinanceBuzz ambassador of the amazing community FBZ Elite - Travel and Points. Brandon recently moved to Tulsa, OK, with his wife, Mariel, and their dachshund, Sophie.
The Credit Society
Brian Jung is a 22-year-old serial entrepreneur and the founder of The Credit Society. With over 1 million views on YouTube and a large millennial following, he teaches people about credit and personal finance. Jung is also a digital marketing and e-commerce expert. He's based in Washington, DC.
Lee is a former financial planner & corporate finance manager who now writes about credit cards, travel, & personal finance. When he's not flying around the world, he's researching how to earn more miles and points. Lee lives in Nashville, TN, with his wife, son, and daughter.
Travel Hacking Adventures
Deb Pollack has been using credit card points and miles to fund her family’s adventures since 2015. She specializes in stretching her points to take frequent trips, and she prefers staying in rentals such as Airbnb. Deb lives in Syracuse, NY, with her husband and two sons.
Ben's Big Deal
Ben Komenkul is a renowned figure in the loyalty rewards and credit card points industry. An expert in earning elite status and a hand-selected Hyatt ambassador, Ben has traveled the US and Asia extensively, flying over 150,000 miles per year and staying over 100 nights in hotels. You can find Ben searching for the best street food in every city he visits. Ben lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Karla, and their children.
Jason writes about all things related to points, miles, and credit cards. Since getting into the hobby in 2010 as a stay at home dad, he and his family have traveled to more than 20 countries, 4 continents, and have flown over 250,000 miles. Jason lives in Chagrin Falls, Ohio with his wife, Carrie, and their daughter. He moderates The Points Guy Family Facebook group. Jason and his daughter Sydney form the Instagram duo Ramen Points.
Angelina Aucello has earned and redeemed millions of miles and points for smart luxury travel around the world with her family. She is a renowned speaker on the subject, having spoken at Frequent Travel University (FTU) and being featured in multiple publications including InsideFlyer, ThePointsGuy, and BoardingArea where her blog, Angelina Travels, can be found. Angelina is based out of Newark, NJ, and provides corporate consultation on award travel.
Jamie Haas has over 15 years of experience in the finance industry. His expertise in travel focuses on high-value credit card and loyalty point redemptions for family travel, Disney, Caribbean, and luxury resorts. He is also an expert on maximizing gift cards and reward portals. Jamie is moving from Atlanta, GA, to Charlotte, NC, with his wife and two kids this Fall.
Travels With Luke
Paul Lanyi has booked over 200 trips and upgrades using credit card points and miles and has traveled to 35 out of the 50 United States plus 38 countries. He enjoys exploring new places with his wife and son. Recent trips include France, Japan, Hawaii, and safari in Tanzania. Helping old and new friends reap the benefits of points and miles (adjusting to the ever changing rules) is exceptionally satisfying for Paul. He and his family live in Los Angeles (.6 miles from LAX) and Paul is a marketing journeyman by day.