Don’t Buy This: Never Pay to Check a Bag at the Airport

Remember, you never need more than seven days worth of clothing — all of which should easily fit in a carry-on bag.
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I Conquered My Debt to Hike the Pacific Crest Trail

I felt more in the four months I was on the trail than I had in the 20-plus years that came before then. But to realize my dream, it took an education in frugality to claw me out of financial ruin.
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10 Great Jobs You Can Do From Anywhere

These jobs provide the cash and flexibility needed to live life as a digital nomad.
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Five Amazing Trips You Can Take for $50 a Day or Less

A great vacation doesn’t have to break the bank.
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I've Saved Thousands of Dollars Using These Travel Hacks

It’s taken me 32 years of traveling to curate these money-saving travel hacks most people never consider.
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How to Plan a Romantic Getaway on a Budget

Getting creative with your plans can make the time together feel even more special.
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How to Find the Best Free Things to Do in a City Near You

From live shows to group hikes, most cities have tons of free activities you can enjoy on your own or with a friend. The trick to finding these freebies is knowing where to look.
Gina Ragusa
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Impatience Is Making You Broke

The old saying "haste makes waste" applies to your wallet as well. Here are 25 ways to save money just by slowing down.
Anita Hamilton
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Don't Buy This: Summer FOMO Will Make You Broke

It's natural to want to have more fun when the weather is warm and the days are long. Here’s how to keep instagram envy from draining your wallet when it seems like everyone else is having a blast.
Gina Ragusa
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Use These Travel Hacks to Get Free Stuff from Your Airline

Insider tips on scoring free flight vouchers, food or even a sweet hotel room.
Melissa Kravitz

The Cheapest Places to Travel This Summer to Save on Airfare

Avoid hoards of tourists and sky-high prices by strategically booking trips when destinations aren’t as popular.
Melissa Kravitz
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Stop Spending So Much Money on Your Friends' Weddings

RSVPing “yes" can break your budget—here’s how to save during peak wedding season.
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