Do these 15 things in 2023, and you’ll be significantly richer

Do these 15 things in 2023, and you'll be significantly richer

Make 2023 the year you commit to saving more. Getty Images I wrote about saving money a lot in 2022, and that meant I saw a lot of ways that people suggest you save money. Most of them, quite frankly, were tired (yes, we all know we should make coffee at home instead of getting … Read more

Why this cruise stock remains JPMorgan’s favorite as leisure travel keeps roaring

Why this cruise stock remains JPMorgan's favorite as leisure travel keeps roaring

The outlook for cruise stocks is still “more positive than not,” according to JPMorgan analyst Daniel Adam, but given macroeconomic and financial concerns in the sector, not all names are worth buying. He assumed coverage of cruise stocks Tuesday, keeping an overweight rating on Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. NCLH, -2.10% and a neutral rating … Read more

TikTok’s Travel Guides: The New Way to Plan a Vacation

TikTok's Travel Guides: The New Way to Plan a Vacation

VIDEOS OF Gen Z-ers and millennials—and their cats—may saturate TikTok, but spend enough time scrolling around the social media app and you’ll find yourself led to more surprising realms. Take the travel feeds, which offer a stream of fresh footage shot just about anywhere in the world. Type #travel in the search box and you … Read more

Bad News, Deal Seekers. Even Cheap Flights Are Expensive Now.

Bad News, Deal Seekers.  Even Cheap Flights Are Expensive Now.

The ravenous appetite for trips, a shortage of new jets and shifting travel patterns coming out of the pandemic mean high ticket prices and rising fees are likely to stick around. Budget travelers counting on their usual workarounds, such as frill-free airlines and off-peak dates, might be disappointed in the savings. John Bender had hoped … Read more

I inherited my father’s home along with my siblings, but the upkeep and taxes are too high. How can I get rid of this property without angering my family?

I inherited my father's home along with my siblings, but the upkeep and taxes are too high.  How can I get rid of this property without angering my family?

My father gifted his house to his four children too late to be able to qualify for Medicaid (it was inside the 3-year window) and pay for his nursing home. Three of my siblings took a HELOC to pay his bills and keep the house. I did not have the same desire. I paid off … Read more

Think that Airbnb will have everything you need? Think again. Here’s what you might want to pack.

Think your Airbnb will have everything you need?  Think again.  Here's what you might want to pack.

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Short-term vacation rentals such as Airbnb ABNB, -5.03% and Vrbo offer much that hotels can’t, such as authenticity and uniqueness. Yet these benefits come with some major downsides. Unpredictability and hit-or-miss property management means that travelers never know what to expect before walking in the door. According … Read more

Think that Airbnb will have everything you need? Think again. Here’s what you might want to pack.

Think your Airbnb will have everything you need?  Think again.  Here's what you might want to pack.

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Short-term vacation rentals such as Airbnb ABNB, +0.05% and Vrbo offer much that hotels can’t, such as authenticity and uniqueness. Yet these benefits come with some major downsides. Unpredictability and hit-or-miss property management means that travelers never know what to expect before walking in the door. According … Read more

How to find cheaper rental cars and save money on a road trip

How to find cheaper rental cars and save money on a road trip

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. When making your travel budget, don’t assume that lodging and airfare will be your biggest expense. Now, more than ever, rental cars are shaping up to be one of the biggest — and stubbornly high — aspects of people’s vacation budgets. While airfare and lodging prices are … Read more

Think that Airbnb will have everything you need? Think again. Here’s what you might want to pack.

Think your Airbnb will have everything you need?  Think again.  Here's what you might want to pack.

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Short-term vacation rentals such as Airbnb ABNB, -1.99% and Vrbo offer much that hotels can’t, such as authenticity and uniqueness. Yet these benefits come with some major downsides. Unpredictability and hit-or-miss property management means that travelers never know what to expect before walking in the door. According … Read more

Four strategies for finding cheaper flights

Four strategies for finding cheaper flights

Gone are the days of jaw-droppingly low prices on plane tickets. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, airfare has jumped 27.7% in the past year. Although you may not find pandemic flight deals, there are still ways to get a good deal on your tickets. Here are a few methods you can … Read more