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5 Things Loving Parents Would Never Say

Being a parent is a difficult job, and it’s no wonder that not all of us succeed at it. We all bring a fair amount of baggage to the enterprise—our …

Psychology

14 cool apps to help you budget, save money, and invest

BI has rounded up some of the best apps and services around right now that can help you do everything from manage your household bills and save money to keeping track of your work expenses.<p>The 14 apps we've highlighted could help you track, save, make more money. Check them out:

Personal Finance

4 Responsibilities Awaiting You When Launching Your Business - Small Business Trends

As a small business owner, there’s a lot to consider in the first few months and years. Whereas larger organizations have the ability to absorb costs …

game firms press for flexibility on temporary foreign workers

A week after the federal government agreed to allow universities to be partly self-governing in how they comply with the temporary foreign worker program, the video-game industry is looking for similar flexibility when it recruits workers from abroad.<p>The industry argues that restrictions aimed at …

12 Awe-Inspiring American Castles

You don't have to travel to Europe to indulge your royal fantasies—it turns out we have towering turrets, secret passageways, and medieval moats …

Castles

30 of the trippiest buildings around the world

These architectural oddities range from super-modern skyscrapers to organic treehouses, but all share the common theme of being super trippy.<p>The …

The 33 Most Beautiful Places In America

We asked—you answered. From the beaches of Hawaii to the plains of the Midwest, here are the 33 most beautiful places in America, according to you.

14 legendary natural wonders of South America

Tucked in a corner at the borders of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, the 275 falls of Iguazu dwarf Niagara and have to be one of the most amazing …

South America

7 Most Outrageous Travel Fees—and How to Prepare for Them!

Even the most careful trip planners can get blindsided by these surprise expenses. Learn the most common budget-busting fees before they bite you in …

Travel

9 Rules for Not Embarrassing Yourself in a Foreign Country

Some of these local customs may strike outsiders as downright weird. But learning a bit of cultural etiquette, important phrases, and the absolute …

Etiquette

12 Travel Products You'll Need This Spring

Whether you're in the planning process or already packing for your next adventure, these 12 travel products—from pick-pocket proof pants to adorable …

5 Awesome & Affordable American Drives

Every corner of the U.S.—including yours—offers a bold, beautiful road trip that rolls out an unforgettable vacation at a reasonable price. Here, …

30 crazy camping tricks that will make your life easier

We’ve entered the age where ‘glamping’ is a thing. Glamor camping, for those who mercifully had not heard about it till now, is a type of outing …

26 futuristic urban farms and green spaces [pics]

With cities taking up more space on the planet than ever, communities are struggling to solve problems of food security, climate control, and how to …

20 Fabulously Free Things to Do in D.C.

Let freedom ring! Did you know that amid the trappings of office, pomp and ceremony, and glitz and glamor of Washington, D.C., you’ll find more …

Freebies

10 Most Family-Friendly Cities in Europe

From peerless parks to hands-on-museums and refreshingly affordable food, these major European cities all say "welcome!" to families with children.

12 Shameless Ways to Save for Travel in your Twenties

10 Best Budget Vacations for Spring

The snow will melt! We promise! And Budget Travelers know that there's no time like spring to visit brag-worthy beaches and celebrated cities—for a …

PHOTOS: 10 Best Budget Destinations for 2014

With amazing food, glorious public spaces, and unparalleled museums, theme parks, and beaches, the only thing “budget” about these world-class …

10 Travel Apps That Save You Time and Money

From trip planning to packing to getting around a foreign city—and even speaking the language—let these easy-to-use apps power your next vacation!

6 Great Apps For Last-Minute Trip Planning

29 Essential Places Your Well-Traveled Child Should Not Miss

From breathtaking national parks to natural wonders, bridges, dams, and museums that make learning a blast, these are America's top must-see …

Budget Travel

Top 10 Travel Scams to Look Out For!

Welcome to the brave new world of vacation ripoffs! The old "catch my baby while I pick your pocket" trick seems downright tame compared with this …

5 travel picks for $100 or less per night

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 4:23<p>April 25th, 2014<p>Darley Newman from Budget Travel magazine researched five family travel options for $100 or less per night, including Myrtle Beach, a Norwegian cruise, and the Dominican Republic.<p>More video<p>TRENDING<p>LIFESTYLE

The RIGHT Way to Pack Your Luggage!

Your standard packing checklist will only get you so far. From theme parks to weekend getaways to cruising, we’ll show you what specific items to …

Luggage