This July is dedicated to travel tips that could save you money. The economy remains a topic of discussion for Americans and economic concerns cross most travelers’ minds at least once. Traveling this summer does not have to be a financial drain. Neither gas prices nor travel scams should be a concern for the financially conscious traveller. Planning ahead and a little bit of research can go a long way when it comes to travel planning, you will save time, money and a headache. Traveling safe and smart does not require opening the spigot to cash flow as saving money and an enjoyable trip are not mutually exclusive.
It is always a good idea to thoroughly read through any contract or terms and conditions documents when it comes to your money and making purchases. Look out, this month for tips that will save you at the pump, in the air, at home and abroad.
Securing Your Home While You are Away – Tips from National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies.
Staycation – Tips from PracticalMoneySkills.com
Travel Tips – Travel tips from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
Travel Scams – A look at travel fraud and the efforts of the FTC to protect consumers from fraud.
Gas Saving Products: Fact or Fuelishness? – Travel tips for the road.
Gear Up for a Great Trip – Travel game featuring travel tips!
Ask about the Consumer Resource Center at your local Montana Credit Union!
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