Before we embarked on our yearlong trip around the world, my husband and I saved more than $75,000. We scrimped, we saved, we sold all our stuff. You don't need to go to the same extremes to save to travel. Most people just want enough to take a nice vacation each year. Whether it's $500 or $5,000, here are some ways you can save for your own trip:
For years we used our spare bedroom as Nate's office, but this past summer, we began to think about converting it to a second bedroom in order to rent it out on airbnb.
We all know we should spend less and save more.
Still, more than a third of Americans have no savings to speak of, not even an emergency fund. A little less than half have only enough saved to get them through three months without a job.