Kennedy Miller

Kennedy Miller is a hard-working teenager who enjoys drawing, theater, writing, and being creative. She hopes to use her inevitable financial independence to one day pursue an artistic life.

How Does a Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus Work?

There are many ways to earn points, but if you’re just getting started, the credit card sign-up bonus is a critical part of your strategy for saving on your next trip. Here's our breakdown of how sign-up bonuses work and what you need to know to supercharge your points balances.

When Should You Transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards to Southwest?

Southwest Airlines' Rapid Rewards program is a transfer partner of Chase Ultimate Rewards. You can transfer Chase points to Rapid Rewards at a 1:1 ratio if you have the right credit card. Not all redemption opportunities are created equal, though; check out our analysis on when it does and doesn't make sense to transfer points to Southwest.

How Far in Advance Can You Book Hotel Reservations?

How far out you can book a hotel? And does making reservations at the far side of the booking window provides any tangible benefit? Each hotel chain handles reservations differently, with the booking windows of major hotel chains ranging from 11 months through to a mammoth 3 years.

How Teenagers Can Earn Points and Miles

It’s never too early to start earning points and miles. Teenagers don't have access to every way of earning points and miles. But, it's still possible to start learning and building balances. In this piece, new AwardWallet contributor Kennedy Miller explains to her fellow teenagers how they can start earning points and miles - both from traveling and while at home.