When you travel, you always check out for the best airfare deals or the best room rates that can be offered. Do you also give the same attention to car rentals?
A lot of travelers have this misconception that car rental rates are all the same and that to shop for renting a car to use for the trip duration is a waste of time. However, rates do vary between companies and destinations, if you look around.
The recession forced many people to look at their expenditure. Some became under real pressure as unemployment figures soared. They have come down in the USA to prerecession levels but there are still some worrying statistics. Credit card debt is rising once more at a time when the lessons of the recession should still be fresh in everyone’s mind. It makes more sense to consolidate and look at...
Admit it, you’ve wondered:
“How do other people save money so quickly? And why do I save money at a snail’s pace?”
Don’t worry, I used to ask myself the same question. It was tough for me to find the willpower to aggressively save money quickly when I enjoyed overspending. But saving is a learned skill that we can all master by making some sacrifices.
And here are three...
Have you ever considered what happens to your money if your bank fails?
Before the financial crisis, the idea of a bank ceasing to exist was probably the furthest thing from your mind. But it’s happened to me before. I used to bank with Wachovia and when it fell my accounts were seamlessly transformed to Wells Fargo.
But what exactly happens during the transfer? And do you get access to all of...