There was once a time when I did not trust myself to have a credit card. Granted, I had some good reasoning for this as I had already made plenty of mistakes in that area. As it turns out, according to recent studies, I was not alone in this as many Millennials report avoiding credit cards as well.
While it's certainly frustrating that Walt Disney World has decided to start charging for overnight parking at their hotels, there are ways around these fees. Namely, it may be time to consider skipping the rental car on your next trip or even electing to stay off property instead.
With the new tax law taking effect and the 2017 tax deadline fast approaching, now is definitely the time to review your current withholdings. After checking the IRS's online calculator, ask your human resources or payroll department how you can file a new W-4 if need be. Just remember, while the results may mean a smaller tax refund in the future, it could also mean more money in your pocket right away.
Just about nine months ago, I started my so-called "YouTube career" by purchasing my first vlogging camera and launching the Money@30 channel. Since then, there have been a number of ups and down, windfalls and expenses. Through it all, though, my channel has continued to grow and I've learned a lot in the process.
Even if you don't have a particular trip abroad planned just yet, there's little harm in applying for a U.S. passport now. First of all, for those over the age of 16, passports are valid for 10 years from when they are issued, giving you plenty of time to take advantage of them.
As someone who's visited all 12 of the Disney Parks worldwide, I definitely know how expensive they can be to visit. Luckily, in my many experiences, I've also learned a few ways to keep your costs down. While it's always nice to enjoy the finer things that Disney has to offer — such as Deluxe hotels, fine dining, and more — I've found that going the thrifty route actually works out better in the end as you can afford to visit again and again!