15 Reasons to Invest After Retirement

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15 Reasons to Invest After Retirement

15 Reasons to Invest After Retirement

The time has finally come: you’re ready to retire. For many, this means living off savings or social security, but in reality, now that you’re unemployed it’s time you started making real money. Investing after retirement is a great way to continue making income, cover expenses in lieu of a regular paycheck, and stay plugged... Read More

6 Surprising Travel Expenses to Watch Out For

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6 Surprising Travel Expenses to Watch Out For

6 Surprising Travel Expenses to Watch Out For

I love to travel. From the Blue Lagoon in Iceland to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and the Colosseum in Rome, there’s no adventure I would turn down. In the past, I’ve mostly been able to travel by saving up for trips and finding good deals online. But even with all the planning and... Read More

9 State Parks Perfect for Camping on a Budget This Summer

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9 State Parks Perfect for Camping on a Budget This Summer

9 State Parks Perfect for Camping on a Budget This Summer

A warm bonfire, toasty s’mores, a starry sky. Isn’t it time you went camping? With student loan and credit card debt weighing many of us down, it might seem like a vacation is out of reach. But camping is the perfect way to adventure on a budget. Instead of sticking to national parks, though, consider... Read More

5 Credit Cards to Help Pay Off Your Vacation Spending

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5 Credit Cards to Help Pay Off Your Vacation Spending

5 Credit Cards to Help Pay Off Your Vacation Spending

[DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Vacations are expensive affairs, with costs including lodging, transportation and car rentals adding up to a large bill. But they can get even more expensive while you’re traveling, because the vacation mindset can lead you to spend on excursions, fancy dinners and gifts for your loved ones... Read More

Summer Road Trip: 12 Tricks for Eating on the Cheap

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Summer Road Trip: 12 Tricks for Eating on the Cheap

Summer Road Trip: 12 Tricks for Eating on the Cheap

Nearly 80% of American families plan to hit the road this summer, a 10% increase over last year, according to AAA. Many of us assume that a road trip will be a budget-friendly vacation idea, but the expense of meals, snacks and beverages on the road can cost more than we anticipate. We polled top travel experts and... Read More

25 Places to Buy a Vacation Home on a Budget

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25 Places to Buy a Vacation Home on a Budget

25 Places to Buy a Vacation Home on a Budget

If you’re dreaming of a vacation home but also have a budget to manage, there’s some great news for you. Throughout the U.S., there are plenty of places where a vacation home can be accessible and budget friendly. If you can afford it, these locations are definitely worth looking into for a summer vacation home. Remember,... Read More

37 National Parks to Visit Before You Die

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37 National Parks to Visit Before You Die

37 National Parks to Visit Before You Die

One of the greatest things about our country is its diversity, both in terms of its people and the land itself. That’s why we’re such big fans of the country’s national parks, which offer a dynamic and budget-friendly way to see the country up close. Comprised of 417 areas covering more than 84 million acres, the National Park... Read More

5 Reasons to Call a Real Estate Agent Before Your Vacation

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5 Reasons to Call a Real Estate Agent Before Your Vacation

5 Reasons to Call a Real Estate Agent Before Your Vacation

You might be surprised to hear this, but if you want to maximize the benefits of a vacation and minimize your costs, you ought to give a top real estate agent in the area a quick call. Top real estate agents, as local experts, can show you a place the way only longtime residents can... Read More

7 Luxury Travel Perks You Can Actually Afford

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7 Luxury Travel Perks You Can Actually Afford

7 Luxury Travel Perks You Can Actually Afford

[UPDATE: Some offers mentioned below have expired and/or are no longer available on our site. You can view the current offers from our partners in our credit card marketplace. DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Modern-day travel may be fast, but unless you’re doing it in a premium class, it’s typically less than... Read More

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