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Road trips are a great way to spend some vacation time. Some people may enjoy the speed and convenience of a flight, but others enjoy the sights and adventure of the open road. Whatever your preference, be certain that you plan for all the costs of your trip. If you’re taking a long trip in [...]

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When making travel arrangements on a budget, every little bit of savings can feel like a victory. You want to put your money towards something fun like activities and souvenirs, not fees and insurance. It can be difficult to determine when travel insurance is worth it. Of course, it only winds up being useful when you need [...]

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Summer vacation is right around the corner. You may be dreaming of a relaxing trip to a far off land, but your budget might not agree with that. You may not get to Europe, but there are affordable vacation options to consider. With dedication and a plan to save, you can have a summer vacation without racking [...]

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7 Ways to Save Money on Travel

by Albie D on February 23, 2015

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Large areas of the United States are currently getting buried in snow, which means that a large population of Americans are currently ready for a sunny vacation. Local governments aren’t the only ones struggling to stay under budget this winter. Individuals struggling to get out of debt are reeling from the additional costs of snow removal [...]

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Winter is in full swing and, across the country, consumers are starting to think about vacations. Maybe it’s to the mountains. Maybe it’s to the beaches. Maybe it’s to an amusement park. No matter what destination is on the itinerary, it’s important to take a few steps to protect your credit card before you travel. Check [...]

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Calculate Your Financial Future

by Michelle on December 4, 2014

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How much do I need to save for college? How long will it take me to repay this loan? Am I saving enough to retire? These questions are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to financial planning. Don’t let these questions go unanswered. There are plenty of financial calculators to help you [...]

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staycation

If you want to take a vacation but you’re short on cash, you’ve probably heard the term “staycation.” It basically means that you stay home or close to home for your vacation, and it’s a good way to save money. For many consumers, most extra money is being put towards regular bills or paying off [...]

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Beach Trips on a Budget

by Elaine H on July 3, 2014

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For the upcoming Fourth of July weekend, you may be planning a beach trip or a trip to the local lake or river to stay cool. As one of the busiest days for shorelines and beaches, the Fourth of July is also a day where many business owners jack up the prices on things like [...]

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summer activities

The days are getting longer, the nights are getting shorter, and your budget is still as tight as ever. Now that the kids are home from school and the weather is perfect for adventures, you may feel the pressure to spend money on expensive summer activities. But when it comes to making sure the summer [...]

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Everyone knows that winter holidays and school vacations are the busiest times of the year to travel. However, summertime comes with its own travel hazards, particularly for drivers. People scramble to the highways en route to beaches, lakes, boardwalks, campsites, and wherever else they choose to beat the heat. Fuel costs tend to increase during [...]

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