I’m a firm believer that just about anyone can go on vacation, even if money is tight. If traveling is your biggest priority in life, you can get there with a savings plan and a bit of creativity.
Don’t let other people discourage you. Saving for a vacation is all about trade-offs and priorities. Someone else’s priority might be saving for a new car or buying a new house. I have a few savings accounts but I put the bulk of my savings into my travel fund since it’s a huge priority for me. Fancy designer shoes and going to movies? Not so much. [Read more…]