How to save for wedding using wedding savings accounts.

How To Save For Your Dream Wedding With A Wedding Savings Account

A few years ago, I opened a wedding savings account. Although I was single at the time (with no prospects in sight), I wanted to start saving so I would be financially prepared for when I met the one. According to The Knot, the average wedding…
How to submit flight delay compensation with Click2Refund

Get Compensated For Flight Delays and Cancellations in Europe With Click2Refund

Did you know that you can get compensated for flight delays and airline cancellations? If you've experienced inconveniences while flying with a European airline or had issues departing from an EU airport (including layovers and connecting flights),…
Niagara Falls Attraction: Fun things to do in Niagara Falls, USA

3 Ways To Experience Niagara Falls Up Close

Planning a trip to Niagara Falls? If you’re ready to get wet, grab your poncho and waterproof camera!
Reasons to join The Thought Card Membership by Danielle Desir.

Introducing The Thought Card Membership For Financially Savvy Travelers

Since graduating from graduate school in 2013, I have accomplished a lot financially in the last seven years. I paid off $63,000 of student loan debt and bought a house at the age of 27. I have also grown in my career while traveling the world.…
When to start a weekend trip - how to plan a weekend trip.

When Should You Start Your Weekend Trip? Friday Evening or Saturday Morning?

In anticipation of my new book, Traveling With A Full-Time Job, I'm sharing excerpts that did not make it into the book. I hope you enjoy this article and if you do, order a copy. It would mean the world to me. Among weekenders, there is…
Setting Achievable Financial Goals

4 Tips for Setting Achievable Financial Goals

Although many people set financial goals every year, most do not end up accomplishing them. Why is that? While many get distracted throughout the year, I challenge you to take a good look at the goals you’re setting for yourself. Are your…
The Point Hotel and Suites in Orlando Florida.

Point Hotel and Suites: Best Hotel in Orlando for Financially Savvy Travelers

Orlando, Florida is known for its theme parks, year-round warm weather, and fun nightlife. Home to over ten theme parks including Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, plan a trip to Orlando and create lifelong memories with your significant…
Multiple Bank Accounts. Bear and Bull Market Trends Investors Should Know About

Understanding Market Trends: Bear and Bull Market

Updated May 2020: Although originally published in 2018, this article is sill relevant during the worldwide 2020 pandemic. A recent conversation with my friends prompted me to write this blog post. Many of us had seen dramatic dips in our investment…
Monticello Wine Trail in Charlottesville Virginia

Explore the Monticello Wine Trail in Virginia

Inspired by Thomas Jefferson's bold dream to create vineyards near his home in Virginia, the Monticello Wine Trail consists of over 30 wineries that produce some of the highest-quality grapes and wines in the world. Only an hour away from Richmond,…
Best free things to do in Chicago when you're on a budget.

8 Free Things to Do in Chicago

Chicago is one of my favorite weekend travel destinations. Only a two-hour flight from New York City, visit famous historical sights, attend live events, world-class theatrical shows and more. Also, since I've visited Chicago solo a few times,…
Top Episodes of The Thought Card Podcast.

My Top 5 Most Downloaded Podcast Episodes

As I approach 50 episodes of The Thought Card Podcast, I wanted to highlight some of the incredible guests I've had on the show and reflect on the episodes that many have enjoyed. The Thought Card Podcast is an affordable travel and personal…
House sitting in Ireland: How travelers can save money visiting Ireland.

How Brittnay Sharman Saved 5,000 € House Sitting in Dublin

Although hostels, Airbnb and Homestay are popular accommodations, have you considered house sitting when traveling? House sitting is gaining momentum and it's a service that benefits pet owners, homeowners, and travelers. When Brittnay and…