Everyday Oral Surgery: Surgeons Talking Shop

Dr. Scott Weiskopf: How to Use Credit Card Points to Travel Free for the Rest of Your Life

August 11, 2021 Grant Stucki - oral and maxillofacial surgeon Episode 62
Everyday Oral Surgery: Surgeons Talking Shop
Dr. Scott Weiskopf: How to Use Credit Card Points to Travel Free for the Rest of Your Life
Show Notes

In Today's episode of Everyday Oral Surgery, we take a look at how oral surgeons who run their own practice are uniquely positioned to benefit from the many perks and points that various credit cards have to offer. We welcome back an old friend of the show, Dr. Scott Weiskopf, who has been using credit cards in his practice for many years to save tens of thousands of dollars on first-class travel across the globe. Tuning in you’ll hear Scott share his tips on how to get started and determine which type of credit card is best suited to your goals. Scott offers useful tips and tricks for keeping track of different cards, including a handy app called AwardWallet, and explains how to earn points on a variety of expenses from dining out to acquiring office supplies. We also hear from Scott about how to split points with your business partner. He also explains some of the risks involved in using a credit card for your business and how they can easily be avoided. To find out how you can start earning free travel on existing expenses, tune in today!


Key Points From This Episode:

  • We welcome back today’s guest Dr. Scott Weiskopf.
  • Introducing today’s topic: credit card points and how to use them in your practice.
  • Why oral surgeons who own a business are uniquely qualified to benefit from credit card points.
  • How to determine which credit card is best suited for your goals.
  • How Scott uses a range of credit cards to get benefits for different expense categories.
  • Scott shares estimates of the money he’s saved on his recent trips.
  • How Scott manages the complicated process of managing his various cards.
  • Why Scott prefers credit cards to airline-specific cards.
  • How to get the most value out of a credit card for your practice.
  • Instances where a credit card is not a good choice.
  • Some of the risks involved in using a credit card for your practice.
  • How Scott splits the credit card points with his business partner.
  • Why taking out additional credit cards doesn’t make a big impact on your credit score.
  • Get to know Scott a bit better in our lightning question round.


Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

The Globe Trotter Teacher — https://www.theglobetrottingteacher.com/

AwardWallet — https://awardwallet.com/

Scott’s email — [email protected]

Project Hail Maryhttps://www.amazon.com/Project-Hail-Mary-Andy-Weir-ebook/dp/B08FHBV4ZX

Shawshank Redemptionhttps://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111161/

The Goonieshttps://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089218/

Dr. Grant Stucki Email — [email protected]

Dr. Grant Stucki Phone — 720 441 6059