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My First AirBnb Experience

October 17, 2016

Ever since I learned that FinCon16 would be in San Diego, clear back during FinCon15 in case you were wondering, I had an itch to make a “vacation” out my trip. FinCon by itself is pretty fun, but since I’d never  been to California before, I wanted to stay a couple of extra days to … Continued

Why I Finally Set Up a Travel Savings Fund

October 10, 2016

Travel has been on my radar more than ever after I quit my job, went to FinCon15, and decided on some places I wanted to travel this year. It’s just so much easier to travel now that I’m self employed. I don’t have to request time off, make sure I have enough vacation time saved … Continued

3 Must-See Sites to Experience by Motorcycle

August 23, 2016

There’s nothing quite as thrilling as riding your dream bike on the open road in the most scenic parts of the country. If you’re planning a motorcycle trip, be sure to check out the following three must-see sites that can only be truly appreciated while on a bike: The Blue Ridge Parkway Whether you like … Continued

How to Save Money on Your Next Flight

February 5, 2016

Hey all! I’m in New Jersey right now visiting my girl Cat, so I thought it’d be appropriate to share some tips so you can save money in case you decide to fly across the country to visit one of your internet friends too. 🙂 Getting ready to go on a trip is always an … Continued

Why I’m Traveling More in 2016 (even though I still have debt)

December 23, 2015

I still have debt to pay off and I definitely haven’t forgotten about it. In fact, I’m currently working with a financial coach to get a more solid plan and achievable goals put in place for this next year. But I’m not going to let my debt slow me down in 2016. I’m going to … Continued

I Love Business Trips!

August 15, 2014

You may not know it, but I’m currently out-of-town. Every August, my employer sends me and a couple of others to a neighboring city (about 3.5 hours away) for some annual training on coming changes in the insurance industry. (Not only do I do agricultural loan analysis, but I’m also a licensed insurance agent.) The … Continued

My Weekend Away

February 25, 2014

This past weekend was my first weekend out of town since I started my debt-free and clutter-free journey. I think it was successful overall, at least compared to weekends away prior to my wake-up call. Friday evening, I stopped on the way for a quick snack, paid for with cash, and a car wash, taken … Continued