Freelance writer Jason Steele lives and works in Denver, Colorado, United States of America, with his wife and three children. He is an expert on credit cards, travel, and general personal finance. He has dedicated his writing career to credit card coverage, helping people around the world maximize credit card rewards and conquer credit card debt. In addition, Jason is an experienced traveler, which allows him to share his experience on how to use points and miles for free travel and other loyalty programs for comfortable and exciting travel.
Jason Steele received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware with a major in history, political science, and philosophy in 1994. There, he gained a rich knowledge base ranging from ancient history to modern times. At university, Jason strengthened his research, analytical, and communication skills, which helped him in his future career as a writer.
First work experience
Jason Steele’s first work experience was in 1997 as a Computer Systems Administrator and Technical Support. His professional responsibilities included administration, support, training, and implementation of computer systems. His work experience has led him to become a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, a Master Certified System Administrator, and a Lotus/IBM Notes Developer.
Career as a pilot
From 2002 to 2012, Jason Steele worked as a commercial pilot and flight instructor. He is a certified flight instructor and instrument instructor with experience flying single-engine land planes, multi-engine land planes, and gliders, as well as carrying passengers and cargo for charter flights. Jason taught primary flight instruction for the private pilot’s license in the Denver AreaCommercially rated pilot and flight instructor.
Freelance writer experience
Jason Steele began his freelance writing career in 2008. He writes content about credit cards, travel, and personal finance for leading blogs and publications such as The Points Guy, Yahoo!, Credit.com, Finance, MyBankTracker, MSN Money, Financebuzz.io, Huffington Post, Contently, Time.com, SkyWord, ABC News, Lending Tree, Fox Business, The Simple Dollar, Marketwatch, Wise Bread, Business Insider, LowCards, Kiplinger, Credit Solution Program and JetBlue. The main themes of his works are:
- credit cards;
- credit restoration;
- closing loan debt;
- points and miles for free travel;
- loyalty programs;
Jason Steele known as the Senior Points and Miles Contributor for The Points Guy dedicated to airline awards and family travel. He has extensive experience traveling around the world and has thus become an expert in earning and spending points and miles. He and his family can spend about $100,000 a year on awards and travel.
Founding and producing CardCon
In March 2017, Jason Steele created CardCon, a credit card conference, and continues to produce it today. It is held annually and brings together a community of writers and bloggers covering the credit card and consumer finance industries. The conference is held for credit writers, publishers, influencers, affiliate marketers, and credit card issuers, so the top experts come together to share their knowledge. Jason is hosting the conference focusing on its areas of expertise: credit cards, affiliate marketing, and consumer finance.