How to Get Your Finances in Order Before Moving Internationally

Have you ever considered moving internationally? In recent years many retirees have found that there are many places around the world that provide a peaceful, welcoming environment at a much lower cost than if they stayed at home.

If you’re considering moving overseas, then your first order of business should be getting your finances in order. You may think that packing and finding movers is at the top of your priorities, but the fact is that you can run into serious problems in your new home if the money is not in order. It’s best to tend to these issues now so that you can avoid problems when you’re trying to get settled in to your new environment.

Saving Secrets to Keep Your Next Family Vacation under Budget

Family vacations are something everyone looks forward to all year long. It’s a time where you can focus on being together and experiencing new things. Unfortunately, it seems like travel only gets more expensive, especially as kids get older and you need more cash for food, souvenirs, and plane seating. For your next family trip, use these tricks to make the ordeal a little less expensive.

How the Nautica Beach Chair Saved Me Hundreds of Dollars

This being prime vacation season I thought I’d tell you a bit about my vacation. On Monday I set out from Virginia on my way to a week on the coast of South Carolina. Fortunately for us the sharks are hanging out a few hundred miles North of here. The weather is beautiful and the water is warm and inviting.

But like most tourist areas it seems that everything is designed to separate the hapless traveler from his hard earned money. But being a die-hard “frugalista” I’ve worked out a system to keep my money where it belongs i.e. in MY pocket.

Arranging the Perfect Holiday Vacation

Managing to book the perfect vacation at a reasonable cost can be a difficult challenge for most holidaymakers, whether experienced or planning their first holiday. There are many different packages available, all at different costs, and it can be overwhelming for someone to choose where to go or which package to book. Comparing offers can […]

Family Travel Instead of Holiday Gifts

Today’s guest post comes from Jennifer Miller the author of The Edventure Project. Her family travels the world while educating the children.  I love reading about their adventures and lest you think they are neglecting  the children’s education their oldest daughter Hannah is 17 1/2 and is in her second year of online classes at […]

Open Your Children’s Eyes With A Vacation Abroad

I am a strong believer in travel as a form of education. Meeting people, experiencing different cultures, visiting museums and historical places does more for children’s education than sitting in a stuffy classroom ever will. ~Tim McMahon, editor Open Your Children’s Eyes With A Vacation Abroad Although the various forms of mass media teach children […]

The Permanent Vacation

Over the years my wife Lisa and I have traveled quite a bit. Together we’ve visited Canada, Mexico, Panama, Guatemala, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Thailand and China (plus a few others). Separately, I’ve visited a few more. We’ve often considered moving to one of these beautiful, relaxed and low cost locations. Each has its own charm and […]

Traveling on a Budget

Although the recent state of the economy has put pressure on many families and households, it is still possible to enjoy spending time with one another regardless of your budget. When you are thinking of planning a family trip or a getaway with your family on a budget, traveling is possible by doing a bit […]