One Budgeting Tip that Makes Budgeting Easier than Vacationing

Record it immediately. Yep, that's my tip. Over the last year, I've been frustrated at how poorly I've been keeping records and budgets.  I guess I do have an excuse.  In 2012, we visited 10 different countries and traveled for four months after moving away from PNG.  It's hard to keep track of all your receipts when your geographic location is constantly changing.  I have about a hundred … [Read more...]

9 Investing Tips You Must Know Before You Invest a Single Dollar

It hurts when I hear about people losing massive amounts of money in the stock market.  This is especially true when people lose that money by violating some of the basic principles of investing.  If you've been investing for years, you probably won't get much out of this post. But if you're new to investing, please be sure that you take heed. 8 Investing Tips You Should Know Before Investing … [Read more...]

How to Save Money on Holiday Travel

How to Save Money on Holiday Travel Take advantage of the free travel booking service at Help Me Travel Cheap. Book early. Check out Southwest Airlines – when you factor in baggage cost, it is hard to find a better price than Southwest.  However, you need to know they have an open seating policy that some people find annoying.  Learn more about Southwest family boarding policy. Set your … [Read more...]