experiences

Should You Go on Vacation While You're in Debt?

Vacation is usually the first thing to go when tackling debt. But it doesn't have to be.

Create a Budget Based on the Best Money You've Ever Spent

Think about the best purchase you've ever made. Now, base your new budget off it!

8 Money Lessons I Learned From Three Weeks in Europe

A whirlwind family vacation brings more than just memories for a lifetime — it also offers some sound money lessons.

5 Times Splurging on Experiences Is a Bad Idea

You are usually better off spending your money on experiences than things. But sometimes, even memories aren't worth your money, either.

How to Live a Retired Life Before Retirement

You don't have to wait until retirement to start living like you already have.

5 Ways to Turn Credit Card Rewards Into Real Wealth

Looking to do more with your credit card rewards or cash back? With a little effort, they can help you build real wealth.

5 Reasons Being a Millionaire Is Overrated

Being a millionaire sounds pretty great. Is it really?

How to Give Your Finances a Year-End Review

As the New Year begins, take a look back at how your money did last year and start planning for more financial progress this year.

5 Fun Ways the Sharing Economy Helps You Save on Vacation

From pet sitters to personal chefs, the sharing economy can help make your next vacation a memorable, and affordable, experience.

4 Reasons You Should Splurge on Experiences, Not Things

Stop wasting your money on cluttery stuff that wears out too soon. Invest it instead on experiences you'll remember now — and forever.

9 Ways Money Does Buy Happiness

Money can't buy happiness? Maybe you just don't know where to shop.

21 Experiences That Make Great Gifts

Everyone loves unwrapping a present, until it becomes next year's clutter. Consider an experience instead — the memories last forever!