Making Vacation Dollars Last – Chile

I sincerely believe that human beings turn into lemmings whenever summer comes around. And especially so during the high-peak vacation period. I understand the need to want to go on vacation during times of the year when the weather is optimally enjoyable. Still, over 100 million Americans will go on vacation in 2019.  Most people pay over $4,600 to go on vacation. Then, over 75% of those people...

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Posted in: Entertainment and Leisure, saving money, Travel

Why You Must File a Claim Against the Equifax Hack

Identity theft is an unspeakable scourge for many people, almost like Freddy Krueger. It’s something that we may pretend only happens to other people. Almost 17 million people were the victims of identity fraud in 2017. About $30 billion is estimated to have been stolen from unsuspecting people.  Also, identity thieves don’t even need a credit card number to ruin your life. More Social Security...

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Posted in: Credit and Debt, Money, Personal Finance

Free Summer Events for Kids or the Whole Family

The term, “nothing is free,” takes on whole new dimensions of meaning when you have children and/or young relatives to entertain during a hot summer. It can cost over $470 per child to pay for events and outings like concerts, movies, amusement parks, and restaurants for the entire summer. Well over 31% of parents have lied about a child’s age to get out of paying full price for an event or...

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Posted in: Family, Giveaways, Saving Money

Airlines Probably Owe You $ For Disruptions – Know your Rights

How many of us have ever been delayed for a flight by an airline for multiple hours? And by multiple hours I mean over two or three? I have been flying for over 20 years and it has happened to me more than once. The helplessness that a passenger feels in such situations can be overpowering. Maybe we, as passengers, expect everything to go right when we enter an airport. But more often than not, they...

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