Category Archives for Time and Money

How Business Travelers, Expats, and Digital Nomads Receive Postal Mail

Expats, Couples, Digital Nomand Travelers Get Their Mail

Have you ever wished that you could check your mail while you were traveling? To be clear I’m talking about your home mailbox, postbox, or the mailslot at your house or apartment, not your email “mailbox” or inbox. The U.S. Post Office is not obsolete yet. Despite electronic and paperless billing options, we all still […]

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The Complete Guide to International Travel Without Outrageous Bank ATM and Sneaky Credit Card Currency Conversion Fees

Avoiding Foreign Currency Bank, ATM, Credit Card Exchange Fees While Traveling

The Truth About Currency Fees While on Vacation It’s wonderful that free checking accounts and credit cards with no annual fees are available in the U.S., but are they truly free? As you surely know, fees are how most banks make money to generate huge profits at your expense. Besides fees for minimal balances, returned checks, “foreign” ATM withdrawals, […]

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for People Who Want to Take More Time Off

Time Off 5 New Year's Resolutions

Your New Year’s resolutions are doomed to fail if you don’t put your work-life balance goals first. Take a look at this list of the top New Year’s resolutions and ask yourself what they have in common. > 37% – Stay fit and healthy > 32% – Lose weight > 19% – Spend more time […]

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16 Simple Household Ways To Save Big Money For Your Next Vacation

Saving for Vacation - Stuff

Can you afford your next vacation – I mean the one you really want to take? Far too many of us look at what’s left in our bank account to calculate how much vacation we can afford. Flip that vacation-deprived mindset around!  What are you wasting money on that lacks the benefits of a fulfilling vacation? The VacationCounts […]

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Why Not to Send A Mother’s Day Card, and other Greeting Cards for that matter!

Send Email Greeting Cards

Before you go out to the store and buy another greeting card for a birthday, anniversary, Valentine’s Day, graduation, or even for Mother’s Day (how dare I!), ask yourself why. Giving paper cards are part of our “must-do” lifestyle so you have to right? This year try giving e-cards or better yet, Vacation Time e-Cards. […]

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10 Ways To Take A Vacation Day for $25 or Less

Free Vacation Day Graphic

I was going to title this post 10 ways to take an absolutely free vacation day, but I realize there are always costs to leaving your house. So this set of do-it-yourself vacation days will each cost you less than $25. The minimal costs are impossible to avoid such as for transportation (gas, bus, or […]

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