So you’re flying on a low-cost carrier, huh? Congratulations on scoring cheap tickets! You’re probably elated about that $25 roundtrip ticket to someplace incredible. To be honest, I’m happy for you. I love the prices of cheap flights. However, the experience itself of actually being on these flights can be a little… let’s say taxing. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Survive Low-Cost Flights[Read More→]
Let’s talk about having a savings account.
Money is a topic that makes people have emotions across the entire spectrum. For me, I love talking about money, saving money, and tracking spending.
…But I also love to spend money on traveling.
I blame my dad for both of those.
Growing up, talking about money was completely normal in my house. My dad helped me open my first credit union account when I was 7, and I would proudly deposit money every Friday (my smallest deposit was 11 cents. It was a big day).
I distinctly remember a conversation we had when I was five years old – my dad said that he wanted to take us on a family vacation to Europe and wanted to start saving… For the next three years.
We all worked to prepare for the trip (I contributed $15 for my well-thought-out souvenirs, obvs), and I saw how hard my dad saved for the trip.
It was the trip that changed my life.[Read More→]
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Have you wanted to start saving for travel but don’t know where to start? Read on for steps to kick start your savings plus a free travel budget calculator![Read More→]
Saving money on exciting opportunities is one of the greatest things in life. Today, we talk about how to save money on (or pay nothing for!) common expenses, entertainment, and travel, with stories to prove it![Read More→]