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5 Incredible World Cities You Can Afford

You don't need a zillion dollars to live the life of an ex-pat — just choose one of these picturesque and charming cities.

8 Unexpected Ways a Credit Card Can Save You Money on Travel

Before you hit the road (or the sky) for a much-needed vacay, make sure you're up to speed on how much cash your credit card can save you.

7 Questions a Potential Employer Cannot Ask You

No, this list does not include "tell me about a time you messed up at work and what you did to fix it." You have to answer that one.

The Airline Lost Your Luggage. Now What?

All hope is not lost just because your luggage is. Here's what to do when you're the last one standing at the baggage carousel.

5 Smart Travel Hacks Only Frequent Flyers Know

You don't have to dread the airport. These smart frequent flyer secrets will have you breezing through the terminal (almost) stress-free.

5 International Destinations You Can Visit for $50 a Day

Imagine traveling to an exotic country for less than the cost of a one week all-inclusive resort. Here are five places where that's possible!

7 Apps for the Tech-Challenged Traveler

Not so smartphone-savvy? No worries. These travel apps are easy to use and super helpful.

8 Ways to Save on Smartphone Costs While Traveling

A phone's a great — even necessary — travel companion, but the data costs can mount. Extend your trip by cutting the cost of smartphone roaming.

5 Money Saving Travel Gadgets

From clean water to dependable Wi-Fi, these money-saving travel gadgets have your next big trip covered.

11 Smart Ways to Get Some Sleep at the Airport

Airport hotels can be expensive. Here's how to take a serious snooze between flights.

5 Ways Science Says Travel Is Good for Your Health

The perks of travel go way beyond curing a serious case of wanderlust. Travel is good for your health, too!

Extend Your Vacation for Free With Open Jaws and Stopovers

Savvy travelers know how to take advantage of open jaw tickets and stopovers to get free flights. Find out what they are and how you can benefit.

What to Do If You Don't Have Your ID at the Airport

If you've misplaced your passport and ID just before boarding a flight, don't panic! Hope is not lost.

Can You Really Make Money by Starting a Blog?

Can blogging actually be a sustainable and reliable source of income? Let's investigate.

5 Places to Travel While the Dollar Is Strong

A strong U.S. dollar means good-value vacations for the travel savvy. Here's where to go to let your dollar take your further.

Paying While Traveling: Which Is the Smartest Option?

Not all payment options are equal, especially while you're traveling. Here's how to avoid fees — and worse — while paying on the road.

5 Tricks to Making the Most of Your Reward Miles

You've racked up tons of reward miles. Learn how to make them take you further away than ever before.

7 Frugal, Fabulous Alternatives to the Diamond Engagement Ring

The diamond engagement ring is traditional only if you believe diamond industry marketing. Start your own tradition with these great alternatives.

7 Ways That Anyone Can Travel for Free

Satisfying your wanderlust doesn't have to drain your savings. In fact, if you're clever, you can travel for free.

Save on Car Rentals With These 10 Easy Hacks

Rental car expenses can eat a big chunk out of your vacation budget. Save more for the rest of the trip with some easy cost cutters.