Recently, I've been a bystander to several occasions when family members had to fly out of town on short notice for family emergencies. Here are a few tips for keeping the money part under control.
Merriam-Webster shares their list of newly minted words for their dictionary. "Staycation" has made the list this year. A sign of the times, perhaps?
Upon our return from a trip to Ohio, I took a moment to reflect on some of the life and money lessons I could take away from the experience. Here are six tips I came up with from my brainstorming session.
We saved a nice chunk of money by avoiding air travel, being smart about our road trip, and taking advantage of perks that come with driving on our own.
The success of my last article on whether it was appropriate to take vacations in a bad economy tells me that people are worried, curious, and unsure of how to react to the increasingly bad economic news around us. If you've decided that vacations are not something you are willing to give up, regardless of … Continue reading Ideas for Vacations in a Bad Economy
For whatever reason, this seemingly simple question has come up in conversation twice this week with two unrelated groups of individuals. During the first conversation, the tone was firmly set against vacations, with good reasons to back it up. In the second case, everyone was adamant that vacations were a must, with equally compelling reasons. … Continue reading Should You Take Vacations in a Bad Economy?