The travel industry is constantly changing and any news about new competition in the market can greatly affect the shares of current incumbents like Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN.) In the first month of this year PCLN lost 17% of its market capitalization. The beginning of 2016 proved to be a rough time for the […]
Sometimes it’s important to step back from personal finance learning, to think about the End Game. Money is not an end in itself. Instead it’s a means to an end: a way to do things, learn information, experience a way of life before unimagined. There’s a limit to what you can earn in a […]
As you’ve probably seen on the news, Greece is in the midst of a debt crisis. While they seem to have salvaged some kind of deal that limits their chances of bankruptcy, what does this mean for the millions of travelers who have booked their trip to this scenic and historic region?
What It Means […]
Affordable travel is possible, but not for beginners. For the past 100 years, human beings have found a way to visit foreign corners of the globe, almost regardless of means or income. The thing is, these people have been very frugal in important situations. Rather than blowing their whole budget on food, lodging, or […]
Modern Use of Roman Philosophy
Back in the days when Rome ruled a large portion of the world, Cicero, a Roman Philosopher, Politician and Nobleman once stated, “To save, is to invest for the future”. Those words ring even more true in our own 21st century.
In today’s modern economy, that could mean a vacation, in […]
Flying doesn’t come cheap. Plane rides mean you have to have a lot of cash on hand, and in the bank. Flying could be a hassle. Flying is only for the rich and famous, and not for moms who should just be at home.
You’ve probably heard all these things over the course of your […]
Traveling is wonderful. However, it can also be dangerous. That’s why it’s so important to keep a close eye on your money while traveling. Here’s how to keep your hard earned cash, checks, and credit cards safe when abroad.
1. Carry a minimum of two credit cards. If one is lost or stolen, you’ll have […]
If you’re not careful, it’s easy to spend a small fortune while on vacation in Rome. However, there are ways to save cash when exploring Italy’s capital. If you want to keep your spending in check, take a look at these 10 money-saving tips.
1) Expand your search for accommodation
When you’re booking holidays to Rome, keep […]
Travel is not usually our top priority, it may be on the bucket list under the things we want to eventually get to, maybe once the car is paid off or the eldest graduates or maybe once the little one is a bit older and numerous other excuses. Travelling is especially optional when you own real estate, […]
This is a question I found myself asking. I work hard. I spend a lot of my days at a computer, on my grind. Weeks, months, years pass by in this mode of existence featured very prominently in my day to day. I’m married and my wife works hard, too. We’ve been working to […]