Lee is a travel writer and podcast host based in Nashville, Tennessee. He loves to travel with his wife and two children using miles and points. Lee has held the Southwest Companion Pass since 2007 and enjoys being spoiled thanks to his Kimpton Inner Circle status.
The latest from Lee
Lufthansa vs. Air France: Which Is Better?
With a better credit card and a larger network, Air France is the clear choice between these two airlines.
How American Express Cruise Benefits Work
Certain AmEx cardholders can get onboard credits, exclusive amenities and more when booking through AmEx Travel.
What Is a Contingent Beneficiary?
Naming contingent beneficiaries is important in case your primary beneficiaries can't receive your assets when you die.
How Much Social Security Does a Nonworking Spouse Get?
Stay-at-home and nonworking spouses are entitled to Social Security retirement benefits. The amount varies, though.
Divorced Spouse Social Security Benefits: How Much and How to Qualify
Divorced spouse Social Security benefits can equal up to 50% of an ex-spouse's Social Security retirement benefit.
The Guide to American Airlines AAdvantage Platinum Status
This tier is worth the effort if you're a frequent flyer, but you can get similar perks with an American credit card.
Children’s Social Security Survivor Benefits: Requirements & Amounts
Children may be eligible for Social Security benefits when a parent dies, but there are requirements to know.
The Best Ways to Book a Cruise
We found cruise pricing to be more or less the same across booking sites — it's the perks that are different.
Can You Get Social Security Retirement and Disability at the Same Time?
In most cases, no. Once you've reached full retirement age, you can't file for Social Security disability benefits.
Best Travel Insurance for Seniors
Every policy differs, so consider your coverage priorities based on your travel plans and choose accordingly.
How Much Does a Cruise to Alaska Cost?
The base price isn't the only cost to consider — extras add up fast when you're on the water.
Is Cancel For Any Reason Travel Insurance Worth It?
CFAR provides maximum flexibility, but it comes at a cost and only gets you partial reimbursement on claims.
The Best Cruise Lines
When picking a cruise line, consider what you want to get out of the experience and choose accordingly.