Category Archives: Save It

Did you know that “stuff” isn’t good for you?

I just finished reading Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending. I think the book makes a couple good points.

  • Use your money to buy experiences rather than things

Continue reading Did you know that “stuff” isn’t good for you?

“No one feels sorry for someone about to leave on a two year vacation.”

I’ve read a lot of posts from fellow RTWers who have helped provide advice as to how to save money for extended travel. Decluttering? Got it. Cancelling your cable? Easy! Don’t go out for costly dinners? Done! Serving as matron of honor in your sister’s wedding? Yikes. This is where things can get a little sticky. Where’s the advice people? Hasn’t anyone else had to go through this? Continue reading “No one feels sorry for someone about to leave on a two year vacation.”

We’re Getting A Lil’ StiR CRazY – Date Nights On A Budget

Although we have this fantastic adventure ahead of us, I have been feeling a little out of sorts lately. These last few weeks have been really difficult for me. I think it’s a mixture of feeling restless and a little stressed. Continue reading We’re Getting A Lil’ StiR CRazY – Date Nights On A Budget

Takeaways to Breakaway – Take a RTW trip to save money

Right now you’re thinking, “Well how the heck is taking a Round The World (RTW) trip going to save me money? You idiot. I’m done with you. I’m going back to cutting coupons.” You’re right, if I was taking a RTW trip without adjusting my lifestyle beforehand it would be a complete financial disaster. Continue reading Takeaways to Breakaway – Take a RTW trip to save money