Archive for 'Travel'
Aug 10, 2011 - Living rent-free isn't something many of us can do past our teenage years – but for the right kind of person, it's possible. Learn how and see if you have what it takes to be a house-sitting pro.
Aug 08, 2011 - The FAA's recent shutdown meant the airlines shouldn't have collected some federal taxes. But rather than pass the savings along to customers, many airlines pocketed them. That kind of behavior might be more rule than exception.
Jul 27, 2011 - "Travel hacking" is sort of like computer hacking – it's a way around the rules that airlines impose on racking up free miles. Is it ethical? Not always. But unlike computer hacking, it's legal.
Jul 25, 2011 - Renting a car for a road trip is expensive, especially with hefty one-way fees. There's a much cheaper alternative, if you're flexible and a little adventurous.
Jul 23, 2011 - Thanks to the inability of Congress to do even the simplest things, the FAA is now partially shut down and unable to collect federal taxes on tickets. Booking before the politicians get their act together could save 20 percent: unless your airline of choice chooses to pocket the money for itself.
Jul 22, 2011 - After a rough couple of years, airline credit cards are once again taking off. A slew of new and updated cards have been released recently. Here's the lowdown on each one.
Jul 21, 2011 - Airlines profits are up, their prices are up, their fees are up. And that can get a traveler down. Here's how to fight back.
Jul 15, 2011 - Moving is a logistical nightmare, but some things can make it much worse: like when the movers demand more money, hold your stuff for ransom, don't show up on time – or at all.
Jul 12, 2011 - Money Talks News is hitting the streets and letting you know where to have the perfect and (almost) free date during this summer of love.
Jun 17, 2011 - Traditional vacations are expensive – gas prices are still high, so are airfares, and hotspots like Disney World are raising ticket prices. Here's how to save and still have a memorable family getaway.
Jun 13, 2011 - Vacation budgets are down, and IRS audits are up. But that doesn't mean combining a family vacation with business travel is a bad idea – just that you have to be careful and do it right.
Jun 02, 2011 - If you're looking for a unique idea for some family fun, here's an idea to consider: visit your state's capital. It won't be expensive and might be more fun than you'd think.
May 17, 2011 - As I was flying from JFK to Fort Lauderdale yesterday, I learned two things. One: it's possible to be relaxed and comfortable while flying. Two: some airlines will go out of their way to make sure you're not.
May 09, 2011 - The cost of travel is heading higher, even as hotels and airlines are more desperate for your business. Want to use that to your advantage and get the VIP treatment at no extra cost? Here's how.
May 06, 2011 - Airfares are up, up, and away! Already 15 percent higher than last year, it's getting tough to find a bargain - but we can help.