What's the difference between a trip or vacation?Danielle Desir of The Thought Card

Trips vs. Vacations: What's The Difference Between Trip and Vacation?

Trips vs. vacations is an ongoing debate amongst travelers, however, if you're wondering if there's a difference between trips and vacations, I'd say absolutely. Although most of us end up using these terms interchangeably, I differentiate…

7 Things I Learned During My First Solo Road Trip

Driving across the United States has always been a dream of mine and while I haven’t had the opportunity to cross this big adventure off of my travel wish list, I recently drove to Canada which was no small feat. Last year the 2018 Women…
Things to do in Dubrovnik: Sea Kayaking Dubrovnik Croatia

Sea Kayaking in Dubrovnik: A Croatian Adventure

Located on the Adriatic Sea, Dubrovnik’s coast is studded with pebbly beaches and gorgeous oceanfront views. With that being said, if you’re looking for an outdoor adventure, there are plenty of excursions in Dubrovnik to choose from like…
Multiple Bank Accounts. Bear and Bull Market Trends Investors Should Know About

Back to Budgeting Basics: Why You Need Multiple Bank Accounts

While many people only have one checking account and one savings account, I’ve had multiple bank accounts for as long as I can remember. In addition to setting financial goals and having a budget, having multiple bank accounts is how…
How to save for big purchases? What are index funds and how do you start investing?

Back to Budgeting Basics Series: How to Save for Big Purchases?

How much thought do you give to preparing for big purchases? Do you swipe your credit card and worry about paying it off later, or do you actually save up for big purchases and only buy when you have the cash available to spend? While the…
How to create a payday money routine when budgeting?

Back to Budgeting Basics: Things To Do Every Time You Get Paid

Having money in the bank is always a great feeling. Perhaps that’s why every other Friday is my favorite day of the month (I get paid biweekly). Yet, I’ve found that the easiest way for me to manage my money, and not have it disappear without…
What is a budget? | 2018 Financial Goals and Quarterly Check In

Back to Budgeting Basics: What is a Budget?

Many people dread creating a budget, but I have nothing but good things to say about mines. In fact, budgeting has been my saving grace (no pun intended) and it’s one of the most important tools that I have used to manage my money throughout…
Boston Weekend Guide: Fun Things to Do in Boston

Weekend Boston Guide: Where to Stay, Eat and Things to Do in Boston

Only a few hours away from many popular cities along the East Coast, Boston is an easy weekend getaway for those looking to explore historical trails and colonial architecture, or those who want to cheer on their favorite sports teams in a…
Bitemojo Food Tour in Barcelona

Bitemojo Self-Guided Food Tours in Barcelona

Unlike pricey cooking classes and guided food tours, Bitemojo offers an affordable way to explore Barcelona’s delicious food scene. At a fraction of the price of group food tours, touring with Bitemojo felt like an old friend took us by the…
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How Much Interest Are You Paying on Your Mortgage?

Do you know how much you're paying in interest on your mortgage every day, month or year? Interest has always been one of my biggest motivators for getting out of debt because it's what you pay on top of what you borrowed. Regardless of what…
How much does a trip to Dublin cost?

6 Day Ireland Budget Breakdown: How Much Does a Trip to Dublin Cost?

If you’re planning a trip to Dublin and you’re unsure of how much to budget, you’re in the right place. Welcome to The Thought Card, a blog and podcast empowering you to make informed financial decisions so that you can travel more, pay…
The best holiday gifts for travelers on any budget.

17 Great Holiday Gifts Travelers Love This Season

The holidays are right around the corner and nothing shows that you care like a thoughtful gift. But what sort of holiday gifts do travelers love? Travelers want practical holiday gifts that make their lives easier and more…