All the Hacks

All the Hacks

An award-winning podcast that will teach you to upgrade your life, money and travel – all while spending less and saving more. It's hosted by Chris Hutchins, a life hacker who has saved millions by breaking down every aspect of life, looking to maximize happiness at the lowest cost.

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Recent Episodes

Life + Work

Living a Happier Life, Saying No, and Prioritizing Goals

March 29, 2023

#108: Writer and entrepreneur Derek Sivers joins Chris to discuss decision-making, having meaningful experiences, personal happiness, journaling, saying no, and parenting. They also touch on the subject of traveling with chi…

Journey to Antarctica: Exploring the Beauty and Luxury of the 7th Continent with Leigh Rowan

March 24, 2023

#108: Travel expert Leigh Rowan joins Chris to discuss his most recent trip to the interior of the ice-capped continent of Antarctica. Leigh describes the luxurious dwellings and unique expeditions available to tourists and …

Travel, Points + Miles

Italy Unlocked: Insider Tips, Must-See Destinations and Booking Flights/Hotels on Points

March 22, 2023

#107: Italy travel expert Leigh Rowan joins Chris for a third time to discuss all things Italy. Leigh talks about why he feels most at home in the country with the most spectacular cuisine, gorgeous coastlines, ancient ruins…

Money + Investing Life + Work

Mailbag #8: Listener Hacks, SVB Collapse, Treasury Bills, Bank Bonuses, Top Deals and More

March 15, 2023

#106: Host Chris Hutchins shares top hacks from listeners, thoughts on the SVB collapse, some great deals to take advantage of now ways to invest in treasury bills, ways to get deals on concert/theatre tickets, how he's inve…

Life + Work

Overcoming Fear, Processing Failure, and Why Having a Plan B Holds You Back

March 8, 2023

#105: Serial entrepreneur Matt Higgins joins Chris discuss how people can stop getting held back from their full potential. They talk about why a backup plan might be what's holding them back. They also lay out a framework t…

Money + Investing

Optimizing Your Insurance Policies (Auto, Home/Renters, Umbrella, Life, Disability, Pet, and Travel)

March 1, 2023

#104: In this episode, Chris covers all things insurance. He explains the process he went through to reduce the cost of his insurance policies as much as possible while still maintaining adequate coverage from a reputable ca…

Life + Work

Determination, Achieving the Impossible and Pursuing Your Passion with Tony Hawk

Feb. 22, 2023

#103: Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk joins Chris to discuss his extraordinary career and how drive, tenacity, and motivation made it all possible. Tony also shares his favorite travel destinations, offers guidance on followi…

Travel, Points + Miles

Travel Hacking Japan with Points & Miles

Feb. 15, 2023

#102: Host Chris Hutchins ( @hutchins ) breaks down the different ways you can use your points and miles for free flights to Japan. He also discusses how to use your points for free hotel/resort stays in Japan, and shares so…

Recent Blog Posts

🚗 All the Rental Car Hacks

Last month I had a great conversation for the podcast with Jonathan Weinberg (🎧 Ep66) where we talked about all the deals, tricks and tips for rental car…

📈 All About Investing Part 2

It’s hard to beat the market, especially if you aren’t doing it full-time. Good investing should be boring. However, there are techniques, ha…

📈 All About Investing Part 1

The markets are down, inflation is up, and the thought of a recession is looming. It's heavy stuff. And it puts strain on our emotions and brokerage acco…