By cutting out most (or all) of your wants and sticking to a very tight budget, you could live off of less than $1,000 a month. Here’s three examples of how (and where) you have to live to do it.
Some of the cheapest countries to visit currently include Hungary — which is best for short, affordable breaks; Namibia — which is best for low-cost road trips; and Brazil — which is just the best. Period.
There’s really no “perfect” amount of money to spend on an engagement or wedding ring. Instead, align with your partner on expectations, either directly or indirectly (through their friends, Pinterest board or social media), focus on a ring with meaning rather than a particular price tag, and make sure you understand your budget and means before you go shopping.
Lab-grown diamonds are far less expensive than their mined antecedents, and they’re a great option for those who want a heart-stopping piece of jewelry without a heart-stopping price tag. But mined diamonds may still be attractive to traditionalists who prefer natural gemstones, and who have fewer financial concerns.
Short-term rentals have become a popular alternative to hotels for their more personal experience. Airbnb is by far the most popular, but here’s how short-term rental sites compare.
If you’re looking to save money, Fetch and apps like Fetch Rewards can help! Here are some options and how to get start earning rewards.