How To Save Money For Your Next Vacation

savemoney001It’s a new year and new resolutions to travel more, but before we start dreaming of the next locales, let’s look at some practical money advice. In this post, I answer some common money questions on how you can save for that next getaway.

How do I know if I have enough money saved for vacation?

The old-fashioned rule of thumb was to save a week’s worth of salary for one annual vacation [Read More…]

Do You Know the 35 Free Things to Do While on Vacation?

35 Free Things to Do While Away

Ever been on vacation and find yourself amidst of “unplanned downtime”? Unplanned downtime is when you didn’t fill that itinerary with a fun activity because you didn’t plan it. Yup, doesn’t apply to me neither! I always find something to do 🙂

But what about certain activities that demand too much of your budget and you need an activity to “pad” your itinerary should you need it? Well, you’re in luck because here is a list of 35 FREE things to do while you are on vacation [Read More…]

I NEED IT!: GoPro & Accessories

I NEED IT!: GoPro & Accessories

The first time I have come across a GoPro was earlier this year when my skydiver instructor anchored it to his wrist. I was fascinated by the device that I looked it up and saw countless YouTube videos using this device and thought, “Geez! How long was I living under a rock to not notice this awesome contraption?!”

And so, it has become one of my favorite “I NEED IT” devices of all time and I hoping to manifest this fun toy soon! Here is my collection that I curate on the top accessories I would like to have to assist in my future adventures. Enjoy and by the way let me know in the comments if you have one- I need the deets on which one to get and why.

50 Ways to Make & Add Money toward Your Travel Fund

makeextramoney1How many times have you thought “Man, I wish I could travel…if I had the MONNNEY!”

We all been there so how about doing something about it! I have a separate money jar for my traveling funds. I found my jar on clearance for less than $5 USD at TJ Maxx in the kitchen section. Budget Baller. To be more specific and serious 🙂 , my jar houses my spending change so I can use it on hand while wandering abroad.

So how can you start and build on making extra money to fill up your own travel fund jar? Easy! Look for creative ways to make money without having to do much. Maximize your earning potential by combining multiple streams of income and you too will qualify as a Budget Baller [Read More…]