Carolyn Baker

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The 10 best travel destinations for couples

Solo travel can be a liberating time of self-discovery, but there's nothing quite like seeing the world with your significant other. Even when things …

100 Clever Ideas to Earn Extra Money and Boost Your Income

A big reason why Ben and I started this blog was to help people learn all about the different ways you can <b>earn extra money</b>.<p>From simple side hustles, …

10 Things No One Tells You About... Paris

Ask an American about traveling to Paris, and you’ll hear the same two complaints: “It’s expensive!” and “The French aren’t friendly!”<p>But with a few …

Stopover: Amsterdam

A day in the Dutch capital.<p><b>Stay: Hotel Pulitzer</b><br>Located in the Nine Streets neighborhood, this unique accommodation stands out in a city full of them. …

European Travel

Planning Your Retirement with Personal Capital

Personal Capital is a great platform for managing your finances, but when you look beyond the surface it offers so much more. It gives you the …

Advanced Weight Training Fitness Workout

Are you ready for an advanced, high-intensity circuit training workout? If you've been working out regularly with weights for six months or more with …

Exercise

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

And cheaper, too!<p>Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site …

5 European Cities to Add to Your Bucket List

<i>Places like London, Paris, and Rome are European staples, yet they aren’t the main spots worth going by over the lake. Europe has a lot of enchanted</i> …

You Need to Try These Underrated Airlines

I was flying from Los Angeles to Boston when I discovered the best little airline I’d never heard of. I was looking for a budget airline that would …

10 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now

Whether you're pocketing a bonus check or reveling in your newly received tax refund, landing an extra $1,000 is certainly cause for celebration. But before you go out and spend that cash all at once, here are 10 ways to put it to better use.<p>A new GoBankingRates study reveals that 69% of Americans …

Retirement

Fly Around the World for Less Than $1,400

Why visit one city when you can see eight?<p>Want to travel the world on a budget? Flight deal site the Airfare Spot has created a new wallet-friendly …

Travel

Can't afford to fly around the world? Think again!

Flying around the world may cost much less than you think.<p>If you're prepared to sacrifice an inch or two of legroom, pack light and stock up on snacks, you could do the trip for as little as $2,345 on low-cost carriers.<p>CNNMoney's Editor at Large Richard Quest has just embarked on such a trip. Using …

8 Tips to Book Cheap Study Abroad Flights

Get your study abroad plane tickets <i>without</i> breaking the bank<p>You know what you're doing. You're going to study abroad in Thailand and learn about …

Air Travel

10 TRAVEL WEBSITES YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT

This website was recommended to me by a friend and I’m so glad I found out about it. Skyscanner is a search engine that will compare flight and hotel …

5 Epic Travel Spots That Are A Great Deal Right Now

Hit these stunning countries while the dollar is strong.<p>When you vacation on a budget, it’s important to make every trip worth its cost. Getting priced out or ripped off is not an option.<p>That’s why we’re very happy to have discovered the Vox Vacation Index, which ranks the relative value of the …

This couple has figured out how to travel the world for free

The couple, who met through mutual friends in Virginia Beach, Virginia, five years ago, travels for free by volunteering in countries around the world in exchange for room and board.<p>From landscaping to cooking, they're learning about different cultures, befriending locals, and picking up new skills …

Awesome Deal: Cheap Virgin Atlantic Premium Economy Tickets To London

At the moment <b>Virgin Atlantic has an incredible premium economy fare sale for travel from the US east coast to London</b>.<p>For those of you who haven’t …

Star Alliance Seattle to Zurich $418 to $456 April-May 2017

A limited season sale next spring drops the price for Seattle to Zurich down to $412-$420 round trip on Icelandair and Star Alliance carriers drop …

This Blogger Visited All 7 Continents in 7 Years—Here's How You Can Too

Even if you have a serious misadventure while abroad, as long as you've kept these safe and accessible, "you can pretty much get out of any jam," …

Travel

Top 5 Countries with Current “Great Deals” Travel Spots

Wanting to have an ultimate <i>R</i>est and <i>R</i>elaxation experience while trying to keep it within your limited budget can be a bitter sweet satire for …

Are You Using The Wrong Retirement Account?

We all know we need to save for retirement, but let’s face it. We also have limited funds with which to save. With all the various tax-advantaged retirement account options available to use, it can be tricky to know which ones to prioritize with our limited savings. Making the wrong choice could …

How to Value an Investment Property

The most important thing you should do before deciding to invest in a certain income property is to value this property. So, you wonder HOW TO VALUE …

Cost of Living: The Beast That's Eating Your Retirement

I get it—where you live can make a huge difference in your budget. That’s why the salary for the same job can be massively different in two different …

Retirement

Where mortgage rates are increasing, buyers should be aware of extra expenses that aren't covered by the listed sale price. Where mortgage rates are increasing, buyers should be aware of extra expenses that aren't covered by the listed sale price.

In the current housing market where mortgage rates are increasing, buyers should be aware of extra expenses that aren't covered by the listed sale …