This is how I planned to pay off $100,000 in student loan debt while continuing to build my savings and leaving my 401K untouched.
When we bought our first home on Long Island in New York, we knew we had our work cut out. The realtor photos left much to be desired but with a little imagination and hard work, we were ready to flip to our dream home.
The easiest way I found to collect miles and points for travel, when I don't have time to count every single point, is to utilize a set-it-and-forget-it method.
What is ecotourism is? What are the issues that are being faced currently? How can you ensure your travel is eco-friendly and positively affecting the country that you’re traveling to and its people?
Dreaming of that trip to the glitzy Vegas Strip but have a tight budget? No problem. There's plenty to do in Las Vegas for free or that's cheap.
As much as you can try to prepare for what to expect when purchasing your first home, the best way to learn is by actually going through it. I'll cover what to expect based on my experience.
The MyVegas Rewards program does actually offer free rewards to use in Vegas but is it worth the time and effort? Here, I'll explore the major rewards programs for Las Vegas, where you can collect comps, and tell how I actually used my rewards before a trip.
The Secret craze re-examined for the real world
Walt Disney World is known for being the happiest place on Earth. There are things to do at Disney that are Adult oriented, but also for that kid at heart including restaurants, rides and shopping.
Dubai is trying to draw in tourists from around the world. Known for their unique hotels, Dubai has announced it will be taking on their next big project, twice the size of DisneyWorld, Dubailand™.
Looking for something fun to do Memorial Day weekend? These are just some of the activities you can choose from on Long Island, from a day at the beach for an air show to an afternoon out at the vineyards.
I was approved for Google AdSense two months after writing my first article on HubPages. I will cover how I applied and how to get signed up for the Amazon Affiliate and HubPages Earnings Program.
From cave tubing to exploring Mayan ruins to visiting a turtle farm, these were the excursions that I chose on Carnival Legend and my experiences with them.
I will list tips to help you stop habitual spending and focus back on living on a budget. With some changes of habit and discipline, I was able to save $3,000 in three months.
In three days I was able to visit Alcatraz Island, ride on the famous cable cars, visit the celebrated piers of the Wharf, see Alamo Square Park and walk along Haight Street. This is an itinerary when you only have three days in San Francisco.
When my kitten started scooting at 11 months old, I grew concerned about what may be causing this. After some searching and a veterinarian visit, I found out what the problem was and it wasn't what I thought.
Being at the border of the Caribbean and South America, Guyana is known for its unspoiled land of high mountains, deep rainforests, and the beauty they retain.
My experience studying abroad and the different options available to students from National Student Exchange (NSE), offered through over 200 colleges throughout the country, to Study Abroad.
Unsettling results from a National Geographic survey done on the global knowledge of young Americans, ages 18 to 24. Some results from the National Geographic-Roper Survey of Geographic Literacy.
What are the best spring break destinations for those living in the northeast? I'll review a few of the destinations that I've traveled to for Spring Break from the New York Area including San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tulum, Mexico and Orlando, FL.
We traveled from Rome to southern Italy: Naples to Sorrento to Acri. We decided to create a trip to visit a small town where where my great-grandfather was born, Acri, with a few stops in-between.
Hurricanes seem to be consistently plaguing the gulf and the U.S., in places that are popular tourist destinations. Some tips I've found useful for my summer and fall vacations.
You’ll save money but still woo that special someone with these affordable and some free romantic excursions around New York City and the surrounding boroughs.
Spring Break is quickly approaching and while some may be deciding where to party, there are others seeking alternative spring breaks. The pros of volunteering can far outweigh the cons.
Recapture the holiday spirit in New York City. The bright lights of the holidays are all around you and there are plenty of activities to give even scrooge himself some holiday cheer.
This trio of east village Indian Restaurants, with ceilings lined with red pepper Christmas tree lights, is affordable and their food is the best in town for the price.
Look for a new member of your family at one of the many non-profit adoption organizations on Long Island.
Explore the Carnival Liberty boat, its different floors, pools and accommodations in photos. From the Serenity deck to the hot tubs, pool, its food and nightlife.
We traveled from the bustling city of Rome to the Southern Mountains of the countryside to Acri and then to Naples and Sorrento.
Enjoying New York without spending too much money is achievable. There are free admissions to museums and shows at any given time of the year in NYC and its surrounding area.
How Broadway transformed the story of Bohemians in 1830s Paris, France to struggling artists of the early-90s in NYC. RENT received its roots from another famous production, La Boheme.
Whether you’re going for the feast, drink or medieval tournament, you’re guaranteed to have a great time; my experience along with some tips on the check-in process and seating arrangements.
There’s no need to sell what is already listed on your resume. In an interview, you’re selling your people skills. We'll cover some popular interview questions and how to land that job offer.
Great road trips from the New York City area. Just a short trip away is the mountains of the Poconos, cheesesteaks of Philadelphia, history of Washington DC and the beaches of Montauk, L.I.
The marine turtle is having a rapid increase of outside factors affecting their survival. If you're interested in helping, some opportunities are available.
For a quick getaway from New York City, a trip to the vineyards on the North Fork of Long Island makes for a wonderful day in the country full of wine tasting, cheese sampling, and live music.
I only had a long weekend in Philly, and I wanted to see as much of it as possible, from the Liberty Bell to bar hopping down South Street.
Etsy is my new favorite place to shop online and here I will share my experiences with this online store, where the creator is the seller. I've hand picked 5 items that I've personally purchased and shared my experience.
This isn't for the doomsday preppers but the family that needs a practical and safe way to prepare for the unexpected. Many have first aid or emergency kits but its become more popular now to have what’s called a Bug Out Bag. Use it for an emergency situation but also that next day hike.
You can view animals in their natural climate during the winer season, Penguins, Snow Monkeys, Sea Otters and more, and enjoy the outdoor areas in the summer. There is plenty to see at the Aquarium at all times no matter what the season.
We began our 7-day Western Caribbean Cruise, leaving from Fort Lauderdale port and had 4 stops; Cozumel, Mexico: Belize, Mahogany Bay: Island of Roatan, Honduras: Grand Cayman of the Cayman Islands.
When I set out to give my bathroom a major makeover, I didn’t want to spend a lot of money or time. I did research, purchased all possible items I might need and started my task, including removing wallpaper, in just 7 hours.
Poaching in the 1980s left only 600,000 African Elephants in the population. Illegal ivory trade continues today but recent legislation could help.
A list of items your new kitten needs to live comfortably and healthy, including some tips for kitten-proofing your house for the new member of the family.
I’ll give you some tips for shopping healthy pet food and how to read the Natural Pet Food labels.
From moderately priced hotels to the local cuisine, enjoy this list of what to see, eat, and do during your visit to Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Satellite TV interference and Internet service disruptions are experienced as the sun passes behind the belt of communication satellites during the spring and autumn equinoxes, in March and September.
Visiting Hawaii is a life altering experience and one you will always keep with you — the sandy beaches, perfect surf and Hawaiian traditions — and Oahu and Maui are the top island destinations. This was my trip itinerary when I went.
Those of us that live on the east coast have an amazing array of cities and destinations only a short drive away. With Spring Break coming up and summer just around the bend, a road trip can be a great affordable option.
Statistics and Tips to ease your nerves about an upcoming cruise or to book one in the first place. Recent events in the news may discourage booking travel at sea but don't let it. The odds are very rare that your experience on a cruise will be negative.