Optimizing Your Travel With Points

Last month, Jake and I took a weekend trip to sunny Orlando – the perfect refuge from our cold Midwest winters. We also got to see our college basketball team play in their conference tournament. The best part? The whole trip – flights, hotel, rental car, tickets, food, etc. – only cost us $600. If you utilize credit card rewards in the right way, you can do all kinds of weekend trips like this. Here’s how we did it:

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Simple Rules For Investing

The stock market is one of the greatest wealth-building vehicles known to man. Next to perhaps only real estate, the market is your best bet at building wealth over the course of your working life (and beyond it).

Wall streeters would have us believe that investing in the stock market is a Rubik’s cube of elements: mutual funds, day-trades, market forecasts, quarterly earnings, IPO’s, and the like. But investing in the stock market doesn’t have to be as complicated as it appears. I should know because I’m no stock market connoisseur and even I can understand the simple rules for investing.

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7 Easy Ways to Save Money While Traveling

Over the next few months, families, couples, and individuals from all over will gas up the van or book flights to their favorite getaway—the mountains, theme park, or a cruise are calling. It’s time for a little vacay. Spending money on such trips is inevitable—where you stay, dine, and explore all play a factor in the travel budget. Avoid overspending on these adventures by employing these simple tips. I promise you’ll save a heap of money. 

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