Where can disabled people easily travel? Survey names the top cities

Where can disabled people easily travel?  Survey names the top cities

The Valuable 500, a business coalition, released its list of the top 10 most accessible cities in the world. The report cited a survey conducted among 3,500 individuals with disabilities, who rated cities based on “transport links, proximity of accommodation to attractions, shops, and restaurants, and the availability of information about accessibility.” The survey was … Read more

Airbnb has a plan to fix cleaning fees

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Pretty much everyone hates Airbnb cleaning fees — those pesky charges tacked on to your vacation rental bill that supposedly cover the costs to get the place ready for the next visitors. Travelers don’t like the expense, and hosts don’t like charging them, either. Dennis Shirshikov, an Airbnb host who owns a rental property in … Read more

In Your Debt: 4 ways to limit your holiday debt

Kimberly Palmer: 5 ways to feel wealthy (even if you're not)

There’s a magical feeling in the air this time of year, but that magic costs money. Every year, the pressure looms large to spend more to create perfect holidays. This high-cost season can leave you with debt that sticks around. According to NerdWallet’s 2022 Holiday Shopping Report31% of 2021 US holiday shoppers who used a … Read more

Alice Everdeen makes $15,000/month, lives in school bus

Alice Everdeen makes $15,000/month, lives in school bus

This story is part of CNBC Make It’s Millennial Money series, which details how people around the world earn, spend and save their money. When Alice Everdeen started recording voiceovers for airlines, video games and corporate companies in 2020, she had to work under a laundry basket lined with a mattress topper to get a … Read more

World Cup fans put off by prices, beer limits commute by air

World Cup fans put off by prices, beer limits commute by air

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Travel at this World Cup was supposed to be easy in the tiny host nation of Qatar, after fans had to take long flights between cities at the last three tournaments. The eight stadiums in Qatar are in or near the capital, so fans don’t have to go too far to … Read more

Remote desert camps house World Cup fans on a budget

Remote desert camps house World Cup fans on a budget

AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — For scores of foreign soccer fans, the road to the World Cup in Doha starts every morning at a barren campsite in the middle of the desert. Visitors who found hotels in central Doha booked up or far beyond their budget have settled for the faraway, dust-blown tent village in … Read more

Why booking directly with airlines can be more expensive

Why booking directly with airlines can be more expensive

Early in the pandemic, many travelers experienced headaches while trying to rebook air travel purchased through third parties such as Orbitz and Kayak. Overloaded customer service centers and constantly changing airline policies resulted in a big mess at these agencies, prompting many travelers to book directly through the airline to avoid future issues. Yet as … Read more

Liz Weston: How to take a career break

Kimberly Palmer: 5 ways to feel wealthy (even if you're not)

Back in 2016, Jamie Clark of Seattle was a software engineer who planned to take a year off of work to finish a master’s degree in computational linguistics. One year turned into three and a career change into financial planning. Nowadays, Clark, who uses they/them pronouns, believes the experience makes them a better advisor – … Read more

This actress makes $9,100 a month organizing other people’s closets

This actress makes $9,100 a month organizing other people's closets

At the end of 2017, Vanessa Garcia was living in San Diego, working three jobs and struggling to pay bills. As an actress, she auditioned daily for TV shows and commercials. She worked an additional six hours per day as a personal assistant. And while she hoped to pick up extra work building furniture and … Read more

Hacks For Saving Money While Holiday Shopping This Year

Hacks For Saving Money While Holiday Shopping This Year

Today, we’re launching a new series: Money Made Easy, where we focus on simple ways to manage your finances and save money. CNBC Select Contributor and financial advisor Kristin Merrick walks us through her best tips and tricks for saving while shopping during the holiday season. Check out the full interview featured on TODAY in … Read more