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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The Smart Traveler's Guide to Spending Money

The Smart Traveler's Guide to Spending Money

Whether your summer travel plans involve sand castles at the beach, S’mores by the campfire, or screams on a roller coaster, one thing’s for sure—you and your money are on the move.

In the middle of that on-the-go fun, it’s easy to miss how quickly your purchases can add up … especially if you’re going somewhere for a week or longer. Fortunately, keeping your spending under control is simple. Here’s how the smart traveler develops a money strategy and sticks to it.

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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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7 Steps to Your Dream Vacation

We all have dreams—both big and small. Dream jobs, dream dates, dream pets, dream accomplishments, and even dream vacations. Some of us leave our dreams in the clouds, while others run after them with vigor.

If you’ve been fantasizing about your ideal getaway for years, maybe it’s time to take action. And the only way to make any dream a reality is with proper planning. Proper plans fall into place when you ask and answer the right questions.

We’ve compiled a list of seven key questions to help you make your dream vacation a reality.

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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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