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A Surprising Place to Potentially Exchange Leftover Foreign Currency

Last week, for my Travel Tuesday installment, I wrote about a few different options you have when it comes to obtaining foreign currency for traveling. Naturally, each of these approaches had its own set of pros and cons. For example, buying foreign funds ahead of time or pulling out money...

Pros and Cons of Using an iPad for Productivity 2

A few months ago, during a bout of the quarantine blues, I began watching a lot of videos about the iPad. Previously, while I thought such a device might be fun, I never really saw much of a need for it. That was until I started to see more people...

More Tidying Projects We've Recently Tackled 2

Just a couple of weeks ago, I shared some of the ways my wife and I were working to tidy up our apartment, get rid of stuff, and perhaps even try on minimalism for style. Well, following a short break in progress due to our Vegas trip, we were back...

Travel Tuesday: 4 Ways to Obtain and Use Foreign Currency 2

At the time that I write this, international travel is still a no-go for us Americans. Despite this, I haven't stopped thinking about my (hopeful) upcoming travels nor halted my reflections back on my past adventures. Among the aspects I've been considering lately is how my M.O. while traveling has...

Hotels.com's New Credit Card is Confusing But Intriguing

Earlier this week, Hotel.com unveiled a new rewards card being issued by Wells Fargo named the Hotels.com Rewards Visa. Although I've never actually used the site, as a growing credit card enthusiast, I was interested in seeing what it had to offer. Yet, what I found as I looked at...

What I've Been Learning About Tidying and Minimalism 6

For the past few months, I've made it a point to review at least one book a month as part of my Money at 30 column on Dyer News. While I've enjoyed most of the books I've read for this effort, more often than not, I write my review and...