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travel banking back-ups with multiple debit cards and credit cards

What’s Your Travel Banking Back-up Plan?

These days I always have travel insurance, but what has gotten used more often is travel banking insurance. No, I don’t actually have a policy that protects my bank accounts, but I do always have multiple banking back-up plans for my
Retirement on social security by a beach

10 Beach Destinations Where You Can Easily Retire on Social Security Checks Alone

Are you dreaming of a beach life when you get into your senior years? Do you wish you could gaze out at the ocean with your morning coffee or at sunset on a regular basis, but assume that you can’t afford
things travelers couldn't do 25 years ago

25 Things Travelers Couldn’t Do 25 Years Ago

Around 25 years ago, I was probably kicking back on some tropical island, staying in a $4 bungalow, wondering whether I should have rice or noodles for my next meal. I was traveling through Southeast Asia, Nepal, India, Greece, Turkey, Holland,
travel more for less money

6 Ways to Travel More on Your Current Income

If you really dream of traveling more, then get ready to have all your excuses removed. Too many times I hear, “I wish I could travel more, but I can’t afford it.” The thing is, I haven’t heard this common excuse
choosing a good place to live abroad

3 Factors You Need to Scope Out When Choosing Where to Live

If you’re going to move abroad by choice rather than for a job posting, it can seem overwhelming to view the sea of possibilities and narrow it down. The best countries to live in can vary a lot by person depending