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Ultimate Guide to Travel and Your Money

One of the most common questions I get is, “how can I afford to travel?” The answer is different for everyone, but the general rules apply to all. But this post is about more than just saving money. It’s just as important to spend your money wisely¬†and keep it safe while you’re traveling, too! *This… Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Travel and Your Money

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Budget Blunders

Full disclosure: This post is not your typical “how to stay within your budget” post full of money saving advice. This is more about mindful spending. I don’t believe in budgets (and apparently neither does anyone looking for a house with House Hunters International), and even when I was single and paying for everything on… Continue reading Budget Blunders

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Can I Use the US Dollar Abroad?

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! I’ve been thinking about this post for a while, but first I’ll caution you not to assume you can use the US Dollar just anywhere. What would you do if someone came to you and tried to pay for something with Russian Rubles? Or Euros? Or Australian Dollars? You’d look at… Continue reading Can I Use the US Dollar Abroad?

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Strategic Splurging

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday, and this week we are talking about splurges. I am all for saving money where you can and finding a great flight and hotel deal, but occasionally, a splurge can be well worth the extra cost. Buying into Business Class Luckily for those with airline loyalty status, free upgrades to business… Continue reading Strategic Splurging

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Travel Fear: Too Expensive

It’s Fearless Friday! Today we’re eradicating another travel fear: “travel is too expensive.” Well, it doesn’t have to be. Here’s why: ¬†1. No one else sets your budget. You decide what you’re comfortable with and how much or how little you want to spend, and there are options for even the smallest budget. There’s Couch… Continue reading Travel Fear: Too Expensive