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Find Cheap Places to Stay When You Travel

Posted on 05/22/2013 by |The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & Savings | TravelPlanning a summer vacation? Check out my new episode of “The Cheap Life” where I talk about ways to find cheap places to stay when you travel. If you haven’t considered hostels or “couchsurfing,” these alternatives to staying in traditional hotels can save you big bucks. See also: More Ways to Save on Travel Be sure to enter the comment on the YouTube page for a chance to win a $50 gift card. Travel safe and stay cheap. Join the discussion: …

Rambling Retirees Buck Aging-in-Place Trend

Posted on 10/8/2012 by |Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin Today | Travel“You get to fall asleep with the rocking of the waves and the wind, and with the Internet, you can home-office from just about anywhere,” says Ian Morton, an American semi-retiree who spends half the year on a houseboat outside Montreal, Canada. Morton, 51, one of several “rambling retirees” profiled by Reuters in a piece on boomers who are bucking the “aging in place” trend. Though exact stats are hard to come by, evidence points to a growing number of grown-ups trading houses and retirement communities for houseboats, RVs and strangers’ sofas.