What Type of Vacation Is Right for You (and Your Budget)?

What Type of Vacation Is Right for You (and Your Budget)?

Everybody needs a little time away, right?

Whether you’re flat broke or rolling in the Benjamins, sometimes you just need a little breather.

With summer on the way, you’re probably thinking about vacation options: Where do you want to go? How long can you stay there? And, oh yeah, how are you going to pay for it in the first place?

Smart questions to ask, right? So let’s take a look at what vacation you might be able to afford based on your budget:

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Everything You Need to Know Before Budgeting for Your Disney Vacation

Everything You Need to Know Before Budgeting for Your Disney Vacation

Disney World.

Those two words have the power to send kids into a frenzy and some parents into a near panic. The crowds. The cost. The heat. And, oh, did we mention the cost?

No matter how you slice it, your wallet will be lighter after a Disney World vacation. But for a lot of people, the crowds, the long days and the costs are worth it just to see their kids’ eyes light up at the first sight of Mickey.

So if you’re eyeing a future Disney vacation, what do you need to know to make sure your budget is prepared? We talked with former Disney marketer and PR specialist Angie Kline and asked her how to make the Disney World sticker shock less of a thing.

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How to Budget for a Spa Day

How to Budget for a Spa Day

You work hard for the money. Somehow, on top of your 9-to-5 job, you manage to keep your family running. So is it any wonder you could use a spa day every now and then?

The hard part’s fitting it into an already jam-packed budget.

Well, you’re in for a treat! We’ve got three easy ways to help you carve out room in your monthly budget for a day of relaxation—without the guilt.

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Going on Vacation? Don’t Forget About These 9 Hidden Costs

Going on Vacation? Don’t Forget About These 9 Hidden Costs

When it’s vacation time, there are three big expenses to think about: airfare (if you’re flying), hotels and food. There are, however, some smaller costs that may slip under your radar. These small costs could turn into big chunks of your vacation budget! We’re giving you the heads-up on those so you can plan for them then focus on what’s really important: enjoying your trip!

Here are nine hidden expenses to consider when going on vacation.

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3 Family-Fun Ways to Enjoy Summertime on a Dime

3 Family-Fun Ways to Enjoy Summertime on a Dime

Summer’s just around the corner, and your kids are already practicing their end-of-school victory dance.

You, on the other hand . . . well, let’s just say the panic has set in. You’ve got two whole months to keep your kids entertained—and not a lot of time to prepare.

Never fear! We’ve got you covered! Here are three fun ways to beat boredom without breaking the bank.

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