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6 Ways to Save Money on a Rental Car

Renting a car is a travel detail that often gets overlooked until the last minute, which can leave you paying far more than necessary. Fortunately, with just a little research and planning, you can save money on a rental car and get around town in style and comfort. Let’s take a look at some of the best ways to save money on a rental car:    ...


tips for managing friendship and finances

Tips for Managing Friendship and Finances

Misunderstandings about money have caused the downfall of many friendships. Because we all have different backgrounds and experiences, we all approach money and financial issues in our own unique ways. Fortunately, there are some tried-and-true tips to help you manage the sometimes awkward intersection of friendship and finances. Let’s see what t...


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The Pros and Cons of All-Inclusive Resorts

We’ve all seen the commercials. A gorgeous couple frolicking on a white sand beach by day, followed by an elegant candlelight meal at night, along with quick shots of them parasailing, playing beach volleyball and happily shopping for local trinkets. That’s right. It’s an ad for an all-inclusive resort. They promise a complete vacation experi...


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Try These 7 Money-saving Camping Tips

Whether with a group of friends or as a family activity, camping can be a fun and frugal way to enjoy the great outdoors. But it can also be surprisingly expensive if you don’t shop smart and plan ahead. These 7 tips will help campers at all experience levels save money on camping.    Avoid Popular Holidays Everyone loves a long weekend campi...


5 Ways to Save Money as a Bridesmaid

Being a bridesmaid is an honor that comes with responsibilities beyond supporting the bride in the months leading up to her big day. More often than not, it can end up costing members of the bridal party hundreds—or even thousands— of dollars if it’s a destination wedding. And if you’re asked to be in multiple weddings in a season, those co...


Passport and travel insurance

What You Need to Know About Travel Insurance

When you’re planning a vacation — especially if you’re traveling outside the United States — the topic of travel insurance is bound to come up. Before you dismiss it as an extra expense you don’t need, consider what would happen if your trip was cancelled due to circumstances beyond your control. Could you really afford to lose that money...