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Savings Strategies Full-Time Traveling Families Use to Fund Their Trips

Did you know there is a world of families out there that are traveling the globe FULL TIME?! You read that right - these families don't have a brick-and-mortar home; instead, they have prioritized traveling together and seeing the world - and their home might be an RV, a van, or whatever hotel or campsite they are staying in for the night. Just try searching "Full time traveling family" and you'll be shocked at how many families are out there doing this at this very moment. Since any travel can be cost-prohibitive, most people imagine that only those with extreme wealth can afford to travel full time. However, that is not the case. So, how do they fund their trips? Here are 6 of the most common strategies that full-time traveling families use. Even if you aren't looking to take the travel leap full time, keep them in mind when debating if you have enough to save for your next vacation.

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Top Money Strategies To Build Your Future

When you were a child or young adult, there's a good chance that one of the major lessons you learned from a parent is the value of a dollar. As you get old enough to start managing your own bills and other living expenses, it's important to set your own financial goals to help protect your future.

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Estate Planning for Executives

As an executive, it’s likely that you’re feeling the pressure of putting together an estate plan. Because of the unique way you may be compensated as an executive, there are details to identify that not everyone else needs to focus on. Your accumulation of assets is more than likely in a variety of contexts including real estate, private equity or taxable investment accounts. Because these forms of wealth often come with complexities when transferring finances to your beneficiaries, it’s important to make a conscious effort to disperse your wealth properly.

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The New Trend in Travel: Voluntourism

Voluntourism is a trend in traveling that doesn’t seem to be leaving us anytime soon. And as you’re planning your next solo adventure or trip with the family, you may want to consider choosing destinations based on the volunteer opportunities they provide. Below we’ve provided a closer look at what exactly voluntourism is and what you need to know before choosing to participate in volunteering abroad.

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Giving Season Has Arrived! Here are 5 Ways to Maximize Your Year-End Giving Strategy

Wondering if you’re best prepared for the upcoming giving season? Ready or not, before you know it, the holidays will be here and in order to minimize stress and maximize your charitable gifting abilities, it’s important to keep in mind a few details that you may or may not be aware. If you’re not sure how your finances match up with your upcoming year-end giving strategy, now is the time to prepare yourself by making your lists and checking them twice. Organization and planning ahead are keys in order to properly give this holiday season. Follow the five tips below to maximize your charitable giving strategy in 2019

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The Top 5 Personal Budget Software Apps for Your Family

Last week you read about how to trick yourself into saving money. Trick #3 was find a personal budget software app to simplify the important step of getting a handle on your budget so you can find out how much you can really be saving or where you need to reduce your spending so you can save. Problems with spending vs saving isn’t a new issue in America by any means. In fact, the stats have stayed fairly similar since 2009. But the good news is, today’s savvy savers are leveraging top software applications to help keep their family’s money on track. Here are the top five personal budget software apps you can begin taking advantage of today.

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