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Don’t Let Winter Cost You More Money Than Necessary

It seems like summer is probably the time of the year when we spend the most money. But this comes with an asterisk next to it. During the warm weather months, we spend money on things we like to do, like traveling, or eating food alfresco at a restaurant, and so on. During winter, we spend money not because we necessarily want to, but because we need to. And these

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Managing Your Money While You’re Travelling

If you’re planning to spend some time overseas, especially if it’s a longer trip, like a gap year, then you’ll need to do a lot of planning. You don’t just plan your itinerary, though, you need to plan out your finances so that you don’t get into any bother or get caught short while you’re away. Here’s how you can have some happy travels. Create your travel budget Apart from

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(Nearly) Every American City That’s Both Exciting And Pretty

Some people travel for sunshine and stunning landscapes. Other people travel for an adventure. But what about those explorers who are looking for exciting destinations that are also incredibly beautiful? Sightseeing doesn’t have to just be an educational experience, and a relaxing vacation doesn’t have to include pretty views with no substance. You can have the best of both worlds. Here’s a list of nearly every American city that’s both

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Don’t Get Burned by Travel Scams: Here are Tips to Stay Safe

If you’re like many people around the country, when you plan a vacation, whether domestically or internationally, you take steps to save your pennies and enjoy a trip on a budget. You no doubt carefully research accommodation options, find the cheapest airfares possible, and source affordable tours and restaurant options. However, do you stop to think about how much money you could blow if you get burned by a travel

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How to save money when moving abroad

Moving abroad is an extremely exciting time, it is the perfect opportunity to completely reinvent yourself. However, even during these exciting times there are financial decisions that need to be made. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your move financially. Invest in a moving manager Yes, this will incur a financial cost, but the emotional and mental benefits far outweigh this expense. Following an initial

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8 Ways To Save Money When Living Abroad

If you plan to relocate your family to a new country during the next few months, it is essential that you read this article to ensure you reduce your spending as much as possible. Regardless of whether you’re moving for work purposes or anything else, the same rules should apply. Moving abroad is a significant step, and it could change your life drastically. So, the last thing you need is

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How to get the best travel deals for your next trip

If you’re planning to get away sometime soon, you’re probably hoping to get the best possible deal. Luckily, there are plenty of great tips that will have you scoring a cheap holiday- which means more money to spend while you’re actually away. Here are some top tips to help you get the best travel deals: Travel on the right date Let’s face it: If you’re travelling in peak season, you’re

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Learning the Ways of the Road: A Guide to Fighting Your Traffic Ticket

Few people get out of bed in the morning thinking that they are going to break the law, yet countless find themselves running afoul of authority anyway thanks to traffic violations. Such infractions may seem like little more than a minor nuisance, and the temptation to simply pay for them and move on with your life is ever-present. However, having such citations on your driving record can have lasting effects

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3 Things To Consider When Purchasing Your First Bike

If you are in the market for your first motorcycle, you are in for a real treat. Few things are better than feeling the wind in your face and the road beneath your feet while cruising on a brand-new bike. Still, not every motorcycle is a good fit for every rider. Here are three things to consider when purchasing your first bike. Ride Performance Ride performance is the most important

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Top 4 Ways to Cut Down Your Travel Costs

Traveling doesn’t have to be expensive – it obviously can be, especially if you have champagne tastes and a coca cola budget. But there are plenty of ways you can keep your costs down while enjoying all the wonder and excitement that travel has to offer. I personally love to travel to new places to meet new people, to see some of the wonders of the world, whether they’re officially

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