Posts Tagged with "money"

The New Way to Exchange Money While on Travel

Friday, April 24, 2015

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Money Exchange

I recently stumbled upon the site WeSwap which uses a social/crowdsource methodology to help you exchange your currency while on travel and avoid the exorbitant exchange rate fees. Let’s say you want to change your Euros to Dollars before ehading back home from Italy. There will likely be someone who has dollars that is looking for […]

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A Fool and His Money – How to Keep Your Cash Safe When Traveling

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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Money Safety Tips when Traveling

When you are on travel it is convenient to always have some local currency (as well as dollars) available, since many places may not take a credit card, or will charge a fee for using one. Cash is useful for hailing a taxi, grabbing some street food or a nice cup of coffee at a […]

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Book Review: How to Travel the World for $50 a Day

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

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Book Review: How to Travel the World for $50 a Day

I recently read How to Travel the World on $50 a Day by Matt Kepnes Matt (aka Nomadic Matt) has a great blog and has finally consolidated a lot of his information into a 270-page manual. Section 1 covers topics related to the planning aspect of your trip including: banking and credit cards; airline tickets; […]

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How I Made an Extra $850 Last Month

Sunday, July 7, 2013

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How I Made an Extra $850 Last Month

I have been looking for alternate sources of cash to store in my Bluebird travel fund. [I will post more about Bluebird shortly.] In the month of May I had 2 sources for a total of $850 added to my travel funds: 1) eBay = $450 While I am not a huge fan of eBay […]

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How I Made $5300 Doing Nothing, or — Thank You Dividends.

Friday, June 28, 2013

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How I Made $5300 Doing Nothing, or — Thank You Dividends.

I have been investing in stocks on and off since I was 23 with some success but not enough to really say that I was a good investor. I spent a lot of time reading about finance, but still found myself chasing the ‘hot stock’ and newest investment strategy. About 3 years ago I became […]

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Which is More Important – Your Money or Your Life ?

Friday, June 21, 2013

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Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez This is the book that changed everything for me. It changed the way I see my finances, how I spend my time, and how they relate to each other. Life Energy is […]

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3 Great Tools for Automating Your Budget and Tracking Finances

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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3 Great Tools for Automating Your Budget and Tracking Finances

Before I can begin serious planning for a round the world (RTW) trip, I need to take care of my debt and spending.  I hope to pay off the credit cards in the next 9 months or so, assuming no big surprise expenses come up between now and then. I have trouble keeping budgets and […]

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