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The following is a guest post about cutting yearly expense. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

What’s your biggest one-time expense every year? Not what you spend the most money on total (probably housing or food), but the biggest one you pay just 1 -2 times?

I bet it’s your vacations or travel plans… Or that travel is at least in your top 3. And that makes it a smart target for cutting, because the bigger the expense, the bigger the savings, if you’re able to reduce it.

Most budgeting articles give you tips on how to cut your small or medium sized expenses. Those strategies, like saving on groceries, can definitely help your bank account. But I’m here to cover how to dramatically cut that huge expense you pay just a few times a year – your summer vacation, the regular trips to see family or friends, or that winter getaway.

How to Cut Your Vacation Expenses by 50% or more

The following is an outline of a savings system I use to “hack” travel costs – one that’s successfully helped me buy all my plane tickets over the last…

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By : Adam | 2 Apr 2014
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