The weather is getting warmer and after a long winter of COVID-19 lock downs, many states are beginning to re-open, allowing people to look forward once again and begin making plans for ordinary things – like vacations. Of course, you’re working hard to manage your finances and stay on track with your debt settlement program. These tips can help you plan a vacation even if your budget is a little tighter than you would like.
After staying home for most of the past year, many of us are starting to go a little stir crazy, especially now that warmer days are arriving. If you feel this way but still leery about going out into the world, you’re not alone. It’ll take a long time before many people will be able to view previously normal activities the same after experiencing life during COVID-19.
While vacations this summer likely won't include "typical" destinations like the zoo, water parks, or theme parks, there are still plenty of opportunities out there for adventure! In many areas of the country, COVID-19 restrictions are gradually being lifted—which means you may have some exciting day trips in your future. We've put together a list of four affordable (or free!) day trip options to consider this summer; just be sure to always follow your state's guidelines and requirements regarding stay-at-home orders and travel restrictions before you embark!
There are many great benefits of riding a bicycle for exercise. It's excellent for cardiovascular health, and provides you with a workout where you can be out in nature instead of inside a building. A lot of people prefer to get their exercise in the fresh air, and if you're one of them a bicycle can be a low-cost option that's easy to use. Even if you're not physically fit, you may find that riding a bicycle is something you can safely do. Check with your doctor first, of course, but many people with health conditions can still bicycle safely. It's also easier on your joints than running or jogging.
The costs of traveling can add up faster than most people even realize. From the flights to meals to emergency replacement toothbrushes, it's all too easy to overspend your budget. If you're hoping to avoid a negative bank balance while traveling over the holidays, keep the following in mind.
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