It’s summertime, aka vacation season. And whether your ideal getaway is R&R on the beach, outdoor adventuring, or a European escape, it pays to plan. Literally. So we teamed up with Fidelity to help you get away without going broke. Because no matter how far you fly, your wallet should stay grounded.
For when you’re budgeting before a vacation…
Only 52% of Americans are taking a vacation this year. That’s mostly because it’s too expensive. Here’s how to beat the odds.
For when you want to spend smart when you get there...
True story: travel doesn’t feel like real life, so it’s easier to splurge. And if you’re visiting a popular tourist location, everything costs more. Here’s how to see the sights without losing sight of your budget (sorry).
For when you’re home sweet home…
Suffering from a spending hangover? You’re not alone. According to a survey, 74% of Americans have gone into debt to pay for a vacation. Here’s how to have a happier landing.
I’m ready to board.
You’re ready to do a lot more than that. Saving for short-term goals like an upcoming vacation helps you practice for the longer-term ones. Think: if you can save up for a vacation, you can channel that commitment to another investment in yourself, like retirement. Do it here.
Vacation should be fun, not stressful. Planning ahead, staying smart while you’re there, and regrouping when you get back is a recipe for OOO without the oh no.
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