Things To Do Before You Leave the Country

by Wade Barnes 1. May 2013
Whether you travel for business or for pleasure, whether it’s your first time or you’re a professional, it’s helpful to have a checklist of things to do before you leave the country. Some things are easy to overlook and can make or break your experience while abroad.  Planning Like most things in life, planning is the most important step to making your trip a success: Contact Banks/Credit Card Providers: Many banks will detect foreign transactions as fraudulent and will b... [More]

Spring Break Travel Tips

by Stacy Tharp 13. March 2013
If you have a fun trip planned for Spring Break, good for you – you deserve it! Traveling, however, can be stressful, even though the reason for your trip is likely to get away from stress! So, in order to keep your vacation as relaxing as possible, follow these simple steps BEFORE you leave! 1) Let your financial institutions know you’ll be traveling. In order to protect you from fraudulent activity, financial institutions monitor your “normal” spending ac... [More]

Traveling Tips: keep the costs low and the fun level high

by Renee' Anderson 21. May 2012
Coming from a large family, vacation budgeting is something I learned young. Vacationing is about spending time with the people we appreciate, not about blowing all your cash in just a few short days. There’s no reason to break the bank over your summer vacation. If you’re traveling with people you enjoy, there’s a cost saver right there. A lot of your entertainment will simply involve playing games, laughing, and unwinding with good company…that’s all FREE!... [More]


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