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10 Music Festival Money-Saving Tips

May 15, 2017 | Emily Bloch

Festival season doesn’t have to leave you broke

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Trump’s Travel Ban Is Hurting Honeymoon Trips

May 11, 2017 | Dori Zinn

One-in-five couples are changing their honeymoon travel plans. That could hit the travel and tourism industry by plummeting $215 million to $430 million annually.

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14 Super Smart Ways to Save on Travel

March 24, 2017 | Money Talks News

Vacations are the ultimate pick-me-up, whether they are planned in the midst of a long, dark winter, or during the hopeful months of spring and summer. Don’t let a tight budget keep you from having a getaway. There are ways to do it for less that won’t diminish your experience. Some of these 14 money-saving travel […]

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15 Painless Ways to Save $1,000 by Summer

March 17, 2017 | Money Talks News

A fun summer vacation doesn’t have to be just a dream.

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Staycation? More Like Lamecation

January 4, 2017 | Joe Pye

Americans enjoy repeat vacations, but not in their own backyard.

Cheap Thrills for the Whole Family

June 22, 2016 | Michelle Bryan

Check out our favorite cities to visit in the U.S. to keep it frugal without sacrificing on fun!

Here's what you should know before taking your first cruise.

Can You Afford to Study Abroad in College?

January 14, 2016 |

Consider these 5 factors and you’ll know for sure.

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How You’ll Go On Vacation 15 Years From Now

May 11, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

In 2030, relaxing will be a lot different than it is today.

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By The Numbers: Weird Recovery Stats

February 13, 2015 | Michael Koretzky

This week: The economy is roaring back, if you believe these interesting indicators.

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Why Low Gas Prices Might Not Help You Get Out Of Debt

January 26, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

In fact, in my experience, low prices can actually drive you further into debt.

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How To Buy A Ghost Town In 7 Easy Steps

January 22, 2015 | Angela Colley

Want to become the mayor, the sheriff, and the outlaw? Here’s how you can buy your own ghost town without spending the big Hollywood bucks.

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Infographic: The 5 Best Alternative Spring Breaks

January 3, 2015 | Lulu Ramadan

Is spring break breaking your bank? Save big and give back with an alternative spring break.

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Rear Seat Kickers Are The Most Annoying People On A Plane, Study Confirms

December 15, 2014 | Diego Saldana-Rojas

Flying during the holidays? Stay away from these awful passengers.

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Credit Card Of The Week: Citi Prestige Review

December 10, 2014 | Jason Steele

The good news: all the bells and whistles. The bad news: a $450 annual fee.

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Learn The 6 Best-Kept Disney World Secrets

November 6, 2014 | Jessica Williams

Free prizes for kids and a free kitchen for adults? Even Disney veterans don’t know about some of these hidden freebies.

How To REALLY Save On Airline Travel

November 4, 2014 | Jess Miller

The advice for saving money on flying is literally up in the air. Here are 5 tips backed up by experts.

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How To Find Cheap Haunted Hotels

October 21, 2014 | Angela Colley

If you don’t want to spend Halloween at home, here’s how to save without a scary price tag.

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5 Steps To Get Free Flights

October 16, 2014 | Michelle Argento

Forget flyer miles. One expert explains how to get bumped from your flight on purpose and make money doing it.

The future of travel?

Vacations in the year 2020: How tech will save you time and money

October 1, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

Hint: You’ll talk to robots and visit outer space. But you’ll probably still lose your luggage.

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Where luxury hotels cost less than $210 per night

September 29, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Hint: Not in the U.S. — these are some of the world’s most beautiful cities.

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5 reliable ways to save on your next vacation

September 26, 2014 | Jess Miller

From airlines to hotels, your best options to cut prices without sacrificing quality.

Most expensive luxury hotels

Hotel heaven: luxury for a lot less

September 25, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

The best hotel rooms for the best rates? It’s location, location, location.

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My biggest credit card success story (which could be yours, too)

September 3, 2014 | Jason Steele

Here’s how to fly first class, all around the world, for absolutely nothing.

Hotel reward cards are awesome.

3 surprising benefits of hotel reward cards

July 9, 2014 | Jason Steele

We love our cash-back and frequent-flier credit cards. But hotel cards offer better rewards.

Start getting travel rewards now.

How a credit card can help you achieve your travel bucket list

July 2, 2014 | Jason Steele

Do what I did, and your credit card can pay for your vacations without costing you a dime.

Futbol $50: Shout out your World Cup GOOOOOOAAALL!

June 24, 2014 | Stefanie Hochstadter

Win $50 for shouting one word on a YouTube video.

This staycation infographic helps you stayaway in style

6 staycation ideas that don’t suck

June 12, 2014 | Meghan Stewart

Forget the hefty price tag for a garden-variety getaway, we help you staycation in style!

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What’s better? Cash back or airline miles?

April 23, 2014 | Jason Steele

As airline credit cards crash and burn, cash-back cards are taking off.

Let's compare and contrast the most green hotels in the country.

The 10 most popular green hotels

April 22, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

They vary in widely in price, location, and area attractions, but they’re all among the most green hotels in the country.

You want the best airline miles cards? Here you go.

The 5 best airline miles cards right now

April 16, 2014 | Jason Steele

No other kind of credit card has more loopholes and pitfalls – or awesome rewards.

Most expensive room service in the United States

April 1, 2014 | Lulu Ramadan

Some hotels don’t quite get you with room cost, but with expensive room service. Find out where to travel for cheap hotels and cheap room service.

Find out where to get the best hotel wi-fi.

Fast and free: The best hotel Wi-Fi in the world

March 13, 2014 | Dylan Bouscher

If you need to get work done while on the road, here are 3 tips to find the best hotel Wi-Fi.

A Super Bowl trip ain't cheap.

What does a Super Bowl trip really cost?

January 30, 2014 | Dylan Bouscher

Super Bowl XLVIII tickets are the cheapest in 12 years, but flights, hotels, and MetLife Stadium parking spaces are more expensive than ever.

The best time to travel depends on your destination.

The best time to travel to popular vacation cities

January 15, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Can you save on a vacation by timing it for cheap hotels? Maybe, if the flights don’t suck.

Here's what you should know before taking your first cruise.

5 things I learned on my first cruise

December 23, 2013 | Monica Victor

Make the most of your voyage by learning from my experience, and find out the cool things happening in 2014.

Hotel booking is more fun if you're headed somewhere unique.

Stay in style — hotel booking that doesn’t break the bank

November 6, 2013 | Meghan Stewart

There’s an art to making your vacation budget stretch as far as possible — especially when it comes to booking the best hotel possible. So can you get a unique boutique hotel experience for the same amount you’d spend on a room through a corporate chain?