As most of us know, the easiest way to earn points and miles for travel awards is through credit card sign-up bonuses and points earned through spend. But that’s not the only way. There are plenty of reasons people may not want or be able to use credit cards, but that doesn’t mean they have to miss out on the perks of this hobby. There is a long standing belief that buying points or miles is generally not a good idea. I disagree, I think there are certain scenarios where it’s actually the best idea. LEARN MORE!