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How Many Credit Cards Should You Carry?

For savvy credit card holders, it's a myth that more than one card is irresponsible. Here's what to consider before adding more cards to your wallet.

20 Secrets of Last-Minute Travel

If you have the urge to roam, but don't care too much about where you wind up, these planning tips will get you there cheap, wherever "there" happens to be.

Make Flying Easy: The Ultimate Carry-On Packing List

Your itinerary is set and the lodging and flights booked; now the only question is what to pack. This widget will help you pack light and be prepared.

How to Keep Long-Term Travel From Ruining Your Career

Long-term travel can harm your career and your job prospects, but it doesn't have to. Learn how to make your long-term travel work for your career.

Everything You Need to Know About Frequent Flyer Miles

If you're lost in the confusing world of frequent flyer programs, Find your way with this simple guide to accumulation, management, and redemption.

For Amazing, Affordable Vacations, Travel Slowly

Regardless of how long your vacation is, the slower you travel and the less you plan, the more rewarding (and affordable!) your trip will be.

Spice Up the Conversation by Skipping "What Do You Do?"

The next time you meet someone new, don't do the usual and ask, "So, what do you do?" Instead, ask, "What excites you?"

5 Ways to Make Extra Income Online Today

These five quirky websites can help you generate some extra income with skills and stuff you already have.

The Digital Detox: How and Why to Do It

Addiction to digital devices is a real thing. If you're considering taking a break from your iStuff, learn what to expect — and the benefits you can reap.

21 Ways to Make a Big Financial Change

Making big financial change requires vision, commitment, and inspiration. Here are 21 ways to stay the course and meet your goals.

Live Like a Local: How to Tap Into the Local Scene While Traveling

If you want to get unique experiences, discover what a place is really like, AND save money, don't travel like a tourist — learn how to live like a local.

Got Extra Space? Make Money and Meet Travelers With Short-Term Rentals

If you like meeting new people and playing host, offering short-term rentals of your extra space might be an easy and fun source of extra income.

14 Dirty Details of Traveling Full-Time

Full-time travel is awesome, but there are some basic things you need to take care of. From health insurance to mail, discover the dirty details.

11 Unusual Ways to Sell Your Stuff

Don't want to just put your stuff on eBay or have a boring old yard sale? Try one of these uncommon techniques for selling your used items.

Make Money in Your Hometown: Become a Tour Guide

Want to meet new people and make extra money? Plan or lead tours for out-of-towners! These three sites make it easy.

Home Exchanges: Free Accommodations With Perks

Home exchanges are a great frugal option for family vacations, and they come with lots of added perks. Plan your trip with these tips and resources.

Route, Connections, Price: How Far Will You Go for a Cheap Flight?

Booking frugal flights can be a balancing act. Here are some tips for getting the best combination of route, connections, and price, so you have a great flight.

Make Your Dream Career a Reality for Less Than $100

The most important part of starting a business isn't having a plan or even money — it's passion. Learn how that passion can drive your next career move.

How to Get Free Accommodations (and Paid Jobs) on Boats

Want to travel with free accommodations, enjoy gorgeous ocean waters, and even get paid for it? You can — just work on a boat.

10 Tips for Landing the Perfect House-Sitting Gig

Want to travel around the world and stay in great houses for free? It's simple — house-sit. Follow these suggestions to get started.