Travel Archives

Ten tips for budgeting for summer travel

April 5, 2018

It’s easy to get carried away when traveling, buying souvenirs, eating at restaurants and upgrading your flights and accommodations. But the last thing you want is to face a big bill when you get home. Here are some tips for budgeting accordingly, no matter what type of vacation you’re planning. 1. Be realistic about what… [Read More]

When retiring together doesn’t make sense

March 15, 2013

By Jason Alderman Back when people from my parents’ generation were first planning their lives together, most married couples looked forward to working hard for a few decades, buying a house, raising a family and then retiring together while they still had enough money and energy to travel and pursue favorite hobbies. Some couples do… [Read More]

Cut your holiday expenses

December 20, 2012

Practical Money Skills for LifeBy Jason Alderman Director of Visa’s financial education programs The closer the holidays loom, the less time harried families have to buy gifts, plan seasonal events and make travel arrangements. Unfortunately, when time is at a premium and you’re forced to make last-minute decisions, it’s usually your budget that suffers. As an… [Read More]