Myth: Travel Is a Luxury for People With a Lot of Extra Money
Truth: Yes, we want you to save. We want you to have an emergency fund and we want you to get closer to your financial goals. But if travel is one of those goals for you, it can be cheaper than you might think.
Before booking a trip, make sure you know how to score the best deals on hotel rooms and the best time to buy flights. Need some inspiration? This LearnVester shares how she saved $2,000 for her dream trip to Paris.
And if a trip truly isn't in your budget, remember that the point of a trip is to get away from the daily grind, recalibrate and de-stress--all things you can do without leaving home, provided you take the time to do it. In fact, we've learned that there's an easy trick to help beat stress, and if you're stressed about money in particular, these seven tips might help.