How I Travel Hacked Hawaii (in 3 months)

How I Travel Hacked Hawaii (in 3 months)

The trick to really rocking the travel rewards is to plan ahead. For FinCon 2014, I travel hacked my flight and hotel and NJ Transit and managed to spend an amazing weekend in New Orleans for $608.87 – with just under half of that being the FinCon ticket itself. However, I knew I wanted to…

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The Keys To Enjoying A Budget Dubai Vacation

If you are going on a backpacking vacation to Dubai, you are the one who would need to not only plan the entire trip but also calculate your budget. However, while planning, you may realize that you are not getting a lot of things in your hotel booking package when you travel without the help…

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Top 10 Countries to Move To For Financial Reasons

If you’re deep in debt and considering something drastic or ready to retire but finding that you come up a bit short, here a several countries to consider where the cost of living is considerably less than countries like America, Great Britain or Australia. Countries like those, with high costs of living, can make getting…

Hawaii Savings - The Magic of City Passes

Hawaii Savings – The Magic of City Passes

In my continued quest to find ways to cut down the cost of our upcoming Hawaii trip, I was super excited to find that there’s a GoOahu card for the island we’ll be spending 90% of our time on! Seriously – I was so excited. And the rest of this post might sound like a…

Hawaii Savings - Juggling Money Like a Boss

Hawaii Savings – Juggling Money Like a Boss

I mentioned a last week that I just was not feeling the personal finance vibe (and full disclosure – totally went out and ate a chimichanga immediately after writing, though I did manage to forgo a bunch of liquor and buying any clothes so…. kind of a win… or a personal finance bloggers fail too story……

San Francisco on a Budget

San Francisco on a Budget

Budget traveling in San Francisco is not a beginners’ game. There are some places in the United States that make it easy to find bargains, even if the area seems expensive (for example, New York City), but San Francisco is not one of them. On a somewhat psychotic 23-year-old whim, I moved to San Francisco…