My four-hour flight to Charlotte, NC for FinCon 15, the premiere personal finance bloggers’ conference, was spent sitting next to a high powered couple. They were on their way to see the Republican candidates that had a lively scrap the night before in the CNN debate. I mentioned that I was going to a conference for financial peeps with missions to teach money skills and responsibility. The woman laughed skeptically while saying, “Good Luck!” I wanted to say, “No really. It’s possible. We inspire and teach people to transform their lives.” But I was too tired.
We had no idea where our next Road Trip on a Budget would be. It was time to scope out Groupon Getaways. The element of surprise is my favorite aspect of shopping for travel deals. You can find yourself traveling somewhere you never would have considered without a smokin’ hot deal dangling in your face. (more…)
It was a glorious autumn weather forecast for Wednesday and Thursday in Moab, Utah. Sunny and mid 70’s, but how could we afford it? The money game had recently been a bit tricky. Yet we’ve been working nonstop… and the red rocks and arches of Moab were calling us from 250 miles away. The situation called for an obvious solution… Road Trip on a Budget.