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4 Awesome Fall Travel Deals & Steals

It's fall and a great time to get out and travel. On this podcast episode, we're covering 4 awesome fall travel deals to stretch your money.

Fall Travel Deals & Steals

Summer is finally over and fall is in the air in many areas of the country. Football is finally back and its now a great time to find some travel deals to check out the foliage around the U.S. Here are our favorite fall travel deals & steals. (more…)

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Travel the World With Your Tax Return

The IRS reports that the average tax return this year will be $3,053. That means it's time to get out and explore. There has never been a better time to travel than now, and we've got 10 International locations that are offering trips for under $3,000 per couple.

Tax Return High-Five

I’m just going to say it. There’s never been a better time to travel the world with your tax return!

You know that feeling. You open the mailbox and there is your bright and shiny tax return. The IRS reports that the average return for 2016 will be $3,053 – which is good news for you. If you’re expecting a big return, the question remains, what should you do with your tax return?

Hey, I’m all about making smart money decisions. My advice is always to take half of your return and do something intelligent with it – like pay down your debt, build up your emergency fund, or invest it wisely. However, I’m also a fan of using the other half for doing something special, like taking a trip internationally.

We’ve (me and my hubby, Jeff) put together a great podcast with a ton of tips about where you can go as a couple for under $3,000. (more…)

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How to Save Tons Traveling During the Holidays

How To Save TravelingAccording to a survey by Hotwire, one-third of millennials plan to travel in 2015, and the millennial generation has set aside a whopping $226 billion dollars to do so. There’s something about us millennials, we love to travel. Do you think it’s because we are restless and always on the move? Whatever the reason is, we are planning on spending a ton of money to “go places” this year, and most of us plan to use those dollars for end-of-the-year holiday travel. But you’re probably just like me and would rather travel more and spend less, right? The question is, how do you save tons traveling during the holidays?

As much as I’d like to take credit for coming up with some genius ways to save money when traveling, I simply can’t. There aren’t any top-secret secrets that I have, except that what I’ve learned over the years has been from trial and error, and believing that there is always a way to do what I love and spend less money. That doesn’t mean I’m cheap, or that I don’t like to stay at luxury hotels. No, no, don’t get me wrong. I love to fancy hotels, great beds, and those fluffy robes just like you do. (more…)

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