Episodes

Travel, Points + Miles

Booking Flights with Points and All Things Award Travel

Nov. 23, 2022

#89: Award travel pro Tiffany Funk joins Chris to talk about booking flights with miles, the advantages of having travel flexibility, the ins and outs of transferring points, ways to put your points and miles to good use, an…

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Bonus Q&A: Teaching Kids about Money, Investing and Financial Responsibility

Nov. 18, 2022

#88: Tad Fallows joins Chris on this bonus episode to discuss teaching children about money and investing, allowances, college savings, and strategies you can use for investing in your children. Tad also shares his favorite …

Money + Investing

How High Net Worth Individuals Invest and a Deep Dive on Alternative Assets

Nov. 16, 2022

#87: Tad Fallows, co-Founder of Long Angle, joins Chris to discuss the misconceptions of how high net worth investors spend and manage their money, whether they hire wealth managers and tax accountants, and how they might i…

Travel, Points + Miles

The Best Deals for a Vacation Rentals, Exchanges, Fractionals, Timeshares and More!

Nov. 9, 2022

#86: Host Chris Hutchins delves into the topic of vacation homes in today’s solo episode. He explores the pros and cons of vacation home options, including home rentals and exchanges, fractional ownerships, vacation real es…

Life + Work

Building a Second Brain to Organize Your Digital Life

Nov. 2, 2022

#85: Tiago Forte joins Chris to talk about his proven method to build a "Second Brain" to organize your digital life. They discuss the best tools to use to collect and store information, why it's important to become more of …

Travel, Points + Miles

The Vagabond's Way: Time Wealth, Slow Travel, and Immersing Yourself in a New Place

Oct. 26, 2022

#84: Travel writer and author, Rolf Potts joins Chris to discuss time wealth, why that's such a vital topic in life and what anyone can take from the concept to travel more richly. They also talk about how to adapt to the ch…

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Life + Travel Listener Q&A (Fighting Jet Lag, Favorite Podcasts, Food Hacks and More)

Oct. 19, 2022

#83: Host Chris Hutchins tackles questions about fighting jet lag, his favorite podcasts, cancel-for-any-reason travel insurance, virtual assistants, food planning, virtual credit card numbers and much more. This episode is …

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Goal Setting, Hacking Self-Discipline, and Finding Work-Life Balance

Oct. 12, 2022

#82: Real estate investor and author, Brandon Turner, joins Chris to discuss how he's managed to be successful and still prioritize friends, family, and quality of life. They talk about working with a performance coach, hack…

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Making Smarter Decisions and Knowing When to Walk Away

Oct. 5, 2022

#81: Professional decision-maker, Annie Duke, joins Chris to talk about making better decisions. They discuss why learning the difference between luck and the quality of decisions is so important and how that can improve you…

Money + Investing

Real Estate: Investing, Rentals, Taxes, House Hacking and More

Sept. 28, 2022

#80: Real estate investor and author, Brandon Turner, joins Chris to discuss investing in real estate. They discuss who should invest, how people can get started, real estate tax strategies, house hacking, the four wealth ge…

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Build Rapport, Master Conversational Skills and Learn Anything From Anyone

Sept. 21, 2022

#79: Entrepreneur and author, Andrew Warner, joins Chris to talk about ways to become a better, more exciting conversationalist. They discuss why this is a skill everyone should master and learn what most people get wrong ab…

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Action List: Everything You Can Do To Protect Your Identity, Accounts, Credit and Family.

Sept. 16, 2022

#78: In this episode, Chris breaks down the specific actions you can take to protect yourself and your family online. That includes protecting your devices, credit, financial accounts, logins and more. Additionally he covers…

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Cybersecurity and Protecting Yourself from Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves

Sept. 14, 2022

#77: Cybersecurity expert, Adam Levin, joins Chris to discuss all things cybersecurity, privacy, identity theft, and fraud. They cover how to avoid becoming a victim of online scams, ways to ​​effectively monitor your credit…

Travel, Points + Miles

Credit Cards Points and Miles Q&A (Best Cards, Top Bonuses, Earning on a Budget, Points Apps and More)

Sept. 7, 2022

#76: Host Chris Hutchins tackles questions all about credit cards, points and miles. From his favorite credit cards (and two card combos) to racking up points on a small budget, preventing points from expiring, redeeming poi…

Money + Investing

Building Wealth, Engineering a Layoff and Living Life on Your Own Terms

Aug. 31, 2022

#75: Financial Samurai and bestselling author, Sam Dogen, joins Chris to discuss ways to maximize wealth-building and live life on your own terms. They cover Sam’s 70/30 rule for decision making, how Sam engineered his own l…

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A Hospice Doctor’s Advice on Making the Most of Your Finances, Relationships and Time

Aug. 24, 2022

#74: Hospice doctor and author Jordan Grumet, joins Chris to discuss making the most of your finances, relationships, and time. They talk about some of the biggest regrets people have at the end of their life, the money mind…

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My Favorite Apps, Products and Services for a Productive and Optimized Life

Aug. 19, 2022

#73: In this bonus episode, Chris shares all the apps, products, services and chrome extension he uses to make his life more productive and efficient. That includes optimizing email, scheduling meetings, storing information …

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Increasing Productivity, Procrastinating Less and Living a Happier, Healthier Life

Aug. 17, 2022

#72: Entrepreneur, YouTuber, and former doctor, Ali Abdaal, joins Chris to discuss strategies, tools, and hacks to live a happier, healthier, and more productive life. They talk about how to dial in productivity, ways to com…

Travel, Points + Miles

Bonus Q&A: Favorite Places to Visit in Every Continent

Aug. 12, 2022

#71: In this bonus episode, expert traveler, writer, and journalist, Sebastian Modak, and Chris break down their list of favorite places to visit on each continent. They talk about bridge jumping in Bosnia, scuba diving in …

Travel, Points + Miles

52 Places: The Art of Traveling Like a Journalist and Making Every Trip Memorable

Aug. 10, 2022

#70: Expert traveler, writer, and journalist, Sebastian Modak, joins Chris to talk about what he's learned from traveling to 80+ countries and living on four continents. They discuss what it means to travel like a journalis…

Travel, Points + Miles

Bonus Q&A: Favorite Destinations, Maximizing Points, Combatting Jet Lag and More

Aug. 5, 2022

#69: In this bonus episode of All the Hacks, entrepreneur and author, Nick Gray and Chris discuss all things travel. They cover how to get the best value when purchasing airfare, tried and true strategies for combatting jet …

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Hosting Cocktail Parties, Building Relationships, Museum Hacks and Friends Newsletters

Aug. 3, 2022

#68: Entrepreneur and author, Nick Gray joins Chris to discuss his mission to get people to host more parties, make connections, build friendships, and live a richer life. They delve into why Nick thinks name tags and icebre…

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The 3-Minute Rule: Say Less to Get More from Any Pitch or Presentation

July 27, 2022

#67: Award-winning Hollywood producer Brant Pinvidic, joins Chris to discuss The 3-Minute Rule – his effective method of saying less to get more. They cover how to deliver a pitch or presentation that grabs your audience’s a…

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Rental Cars: Saving Money, Avoiding Fees and All the Secret Tricks

July 20, 2022

#66: Rental car expert, Jonathan Weinberg, joins me to discuss saving money and getting the best rate when renting a car. We also delve into the state of rental cars today, strategies to avoid paying exorbitant fees, the adv…