While I don’t say I’m an expert in much (anything, really), traveling without having any money is definitely my forte.
Get started on a personal project. Besides the mundane life of maintaining your existence, branch out and possess something creative or off-beat. Brainstorm a second life, a free life, from your recycled day and make a move towards it.
I guess paying for your own Netflix is what ultimately classifies someone as a real adult. But there’s something about it being free and under someone else’s name that makes binge-watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer that much more appealing.
Consignment stores are your friend. Not only will consignment stores pay you for your clothes (as long as you’ve kept them in decent condition) but you can get some pretty amazing deals yourself.
In 2015, we’re putting extra emphasis on budgeting since it’s a must for financial success. From birthdays to baby showers to Christmas, gift-buying can be a huge expense in your budget.
Am I more concerned with looking “well off” than being “well off”?
There are situations where a spouse might be liable or where jointly owned assets can be seized by a lender.
It’s easy to hold resentment about your financial investment if your partner isn’t matching your contributions to keeping the relationship alive.
A vacation can be loaded with fun but that fun includes the high cost of accommodations. Hotels plus attractions, excursions, shopping and dinner require deep pockets. No matter what draws you to your next travel destination, beautiful beaches, theme parks, wildlife or shopping, why spend hundreds of dollars nightly on a hotel? Instead, spend it on food, partying, excursions and all the other fun things to do by sharing your accommodations. After all, how much time do you really spend in your hotel room anyways? These five tips will put you in-the-know for some great savings.
Traveling alone and on a budget is something I started doing when I was nineteen, the summer after my freshman year of college.