Category Archives: Travel

5 Tips for a Less Stressful Travel Experience

Earlier this month, I packed my bags and headed to the Financial Blogger Conference in Denver. I normally plan my travel so that it is fairly stress-free. However, this trip started out rather disappointingly, since it involved a sprint through the airport — and I hate running. While the initial stress of the trip wore… Continue Reading

Putting Together a “Camping Box”

Recently, my son and I headed to the mountains to meet my sister and her family for a camping trip. I love camping, and we had a great time. However, over the years we have occasionally forgotten things when we go camping. Whether it’s eating utensils, or propane for the cook stove, my sister and… Continue Reading

5 Tips for a Successful Road Trip

Right now, I’m in Las Vegas. I’m taking my son on his first road trip as we visit my grandfather in Arizona. We’ve stopped in Las Vegas for the night, and to meet up with my sister and her family. I’ve prepared for this road trip for a few weeks. As you might imagine, though,… Continue Reading

Take a Year Off to Explore the Real World

There’s a lot of pressure to finish college to “get a good job” but with the national student debt reaching and exceeding 1 trillion dollars (that’s $1,000,000,000,000 with nine 0s), and the job market not promising entry level positions, college aged students are looking to be more competitive and find ways to set them apart… Continue Reading