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Posts Tagged ‘Vacation’

15 Tips for Day Trips

{ Posted on Dec 11 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Planning a day trip?  I have learned a few things on some of my most recent day trips to Rockefeller Center in New York City and Brooklyn Heights in New York that may help you spend less, maximize your budget, ...Read More »

8 Reasons to Buy A Vacation Home Now

{ Posted on Aug 28 2010 by Marcus Alston }
As I wrote in my last blog post, I agree with many personal finance folks that a vacation home is generally not a good financial move for most consumers.  However, there are several factors or reasons to buck this conventional ...Read More »

9 Reasons Not to Buy a Vacation Home

{ Posted on Aug 27 2010 by Marcus Alston }
My general view on whether you should buy a vacation home is short and sweet: No, do not buy a vacation home. Of course it’s more complicated than this.  In this blog post I have listed 9 reasons not to buy ...Read More »

Top 10 Lessons I Learned on Vacation

{ Posted on May 22 2010 by Marcus Alston }
On the airline flight home from Puerto Rico, I decided to compile a few lessons learned from my most recent trips that helped me save time and money: Lessons Learned: Rent a car.  Renting a car is a great way to explore ...Read More »

Vacationing on a Shoestring Budget – “Tagging Along”

{ Posted on May 20 2010 by Marcus Alston }
Sunday was my last day in Puerto Rico and my second trip "tagging along" on my wife’s business trip.  We stayed at the Ritz Carlton in San Juan which is pretty fancy for my Consumer Miser taste.  However, I have ...Read More »