If you're planning a winter vacation, you've probably noticed that some of the most beautiful, luxurious spots are also the most crowded and expensive. It's just the laws of supply and demand. But what if I told you there was a "sweet spot" that travel experts call Shoulder Season.
Some travel surprises are good: discovering a hidden gem of a trattoria in Florence where you are greeted with hugs and an open bottle of Chianti. Here are seven fees you should factor into the budget -- including a few you can avoid altogether if you're smart.
While this seems daunting, I will share an easy and painless way that I saved $2000 for Chloe in less than one year. You may expect me tell you to cut out your Starbucks, fine dining and travel, but I will actually tell you to do the opposite.
Have you ever set a financial goal only to find that your actual spending significantly surpassed your budget? When you have the best of intentions to create financial health, why is it so darn easy to sabotage your progress?
You probably know someone who has returned from overseas with a horror story about a crazy-big -- and utterly unexpected -- mobile phone or tablet bill. Well, here are some easy, affordable ways to be super-smart about using that smartphone.
The monthly cost of providing food for your family is right up there with your rent or mortgage payment, so it is in fact a very significant expense. With the current state of the economy, you simply can't afford to ignore simple grocery saving ideas.
Inherited money has its own unique challenges unlike other forms of sudden wealth. As a financial planner who specializes in inheritance planning and working with clients who come into money suddenly, I have seen what works well.