Portugal slashed its public sector deficit by more than half in a single year, when measured as a proportion of GDP, the national statistics bureau has said, taking the shortfall comfortably below euro zone limits. The deficit dropped to 2.1% of gross domestic product in 2016, a staggering reduction from its 4.4% level a year earlier. Show More Summary
The Chevrolet Malibu delivers much substance beyond its shapely styling, from the quiet cabin and generous backseat to the comfortable ride and undaunting controls. And with the hybrid version, t...
Whether you’re looking to find a fare war or invest in big wins by purchasing the points to travel comfortably, this week we brought you strategies to get what you want and where you want to go. Here’s our weekly recap of all the news...Show More Summary
Not long ago, it seemed unlikely anyone would be comfortable sleeping in a stranger's house or riding in their car. That idea is now the foundation of multi-billion dollar companies. To do that, Airbnb and Uber basically commodifiedShow More Summary
Delta puts a specific award on sale usually each month and this month it's certain routes in economy out of Los Angeles. (They also advertise 'Comfort+' but that's also economy.) Delta pretends to no longer have award charts. The truth is they are just hidden. Show More Summary
Mark is a big guy who now has a really big dog. He needs something more comfortable than his Ford Fusion Hybrid but wants to get decent fuel economy because he drives so much. What car should he buy? Read more...
In a long-awaited speech regarding the plan for Britain's exit of the European Union, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed what experts are calling a 'hard Brexit' while simultaneously providing next-to-no comfort for Britain's...Show More Summary
Despite Bloomberg's consumer comfort index declining for the first time since Trump's election (from 46.7 to 46.0) with confidence in the economy and personal finances dropping, Republicans' confidence soared to the highest since March...Show More Summary
Air travel in the future should be a lot more comfortable for passengers despite economy airline seats that are getting more cramped. The newer jets that are coming online in the next few years will create a cabin atmosphere that mimics a lower altitude and keeps the air inside the cabin more humid...
Dr. Amit Sood says, "My life will be much simpler once I accept that I don’t need everyone to approve all aspects of me." Dear friend, Shall I plunk down an extra $124 and upgrade from economy to economy comfort? That croissant looks delicious, but I am really not that hungry. Should I be friendly […]
What is GDP per capita? It is the value of all goods and services produced in an economy divided by the number of people living in it. Why is it important? It is one of the premier ways to identify both the comfort level of a country’s citizens at a given moment in time as well as the...
Obama can take comfort in knowing he was a capable economic steward, leaving office with the country in vastly better shape than he found it eight years ago.
A Jeep Wrangler is about as aerodynamic as a brick, has terrible fuel economy, and isn’t that comfortable compared to other cars in its price range. It’s also about 100x more awesome than just about any…
We all like to cling to familiar comforts in a time of uncertainty. So whenever something unusual happens in politics, many politicians and commentators are desperate to tie it to economics. Ever since 1992 when James Carville, a campaign...Show More Summary
Nearly a year ago, American announced that it would launch a true premium economy product on international aircraft. This was... Read More
It’s no secret that for a while, Delta has been marketing their Comfort+ product like an official Premium Economy product. Instead of just offering extra legroom, Comfort+ also offered free alcoholic beverages, better “amenity kits,” and an overall enhanced experience. Show More Summary
My Loyalty Traveler blog niche and the focus of a large proportion of my articles is how to travel comfortably well on an economy class budget. Credit cards are a part of my hotel strategy, but I have never had an airlines branded reward card. Show More Summary
Thanks to a recent voluntary flight bump on a Delta award ticket, I had a chance to fly Delta again. Having recently enjoyed Air Canada’s Premium Economy product, I was keen on trying Delta’s equivalent – Delta Comfort Plus. Delta 159? Detroit (DTW) – Seoul (ICN) Aircraft: Boeing 747-400 Friday, October 7 Duration: 13hr 40min Seat: 23K […]
Take one of the world's longest flights in comfort on one of the world's best airlines.
Background: This is the beginning of my trip to New York/Toronto/Chicago. I will continue to post the rest of my trip! As I write this, I’m in my Toronto hotel room (The Omni King Edward) which is a very comfortable place to stay I may add. More on the King Edward in the upcoming weeks. […]