Money and budget

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Travel the World. We’ll Teach You How. Announcing: Travel School!

by Kim January 26, 2015

Announcing our new e-course Travel School!

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How I afford to travel the world (and how you can too)

by Kim August 22, 2013

In August 2012 I left my home to travel the world full-time. Here’s how I afford it and how you can too.

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The cost of traveling in Ecuador

by Kim October 9, 2012

Details about what it cost us to travel through Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands for six weeks.

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Planning a long trip? This to-do list will help.

by Kim March 4, 2012

The biggest, baddest RTW to do list: Everything you need to do before you leave to travel the world.

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We reached our RTW savings goal!!!!!!!

by Kim February 15, 2012

Today, after years and years of saving, we finally reached our RTW savings goal!!!

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Saving to travel the world: one year later and *bonus* money saving tips anyone can use

by Kim January 3, 2012

This time last year I reported on our 2010 year-end saving. So what’s our savings account look like one year later? Plus, some money savings tips that anyone can use.

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Brian and I Are Debt Free

by Kim September 8, 2011

We cancelled our cable, sold our car and then our home. Finally, for the first time in our lives, Brian and I are DEBT FREE!

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The Speed of Change

by Kim July 17, 2011

Last week we put our house on the market. One day later we had a full price offer (thanks to St. Joseph). Change is coming at warp speed around here lately.

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No More Countdowns

by Kim June 26, 2011

The end of monthly countdowns. We’re selling our house and that changes everything.

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Minimalists Save The Planet

by Kim February 13, 2011

Part four in a four part series on how to save money and make your dreams come true. Save money! Use less shit!

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Save $10K a Year

by Kim February 6, 2011

Brian and I used these tips and tricks to save $10K in one year on our bills. It’s fun to watch our RTW budget grow.

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Simple Tricks to Save Hundreds

by Kim January 30, 2011

Making these small changes at home can that add up to lots of extra money to fund your dream (that’s the whole point, right?).

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Save Money, Follow Your Dream

by Kim January 23, 2011

The number one question that Brian and I are asked about our trip, even more often than ‘where are you going?’ is ‘how are you saving all of that money?’ Well, here’s how.

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The Change Jar is a Beautiful Thing

by Kim January 8, 2011

The history of our change jar. Every penny saved is a tiny step closer to meeting our RTW savings goals.

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One Year of Saving Like Maniacs

by Kim January 5, 2011

We’ve been saving money for years and years but we’ve really stepped it up in the past year to save for our RTW. Here’s the 2010 annual review of a year of saving like maniacs.

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The Cost of an RTW

by design December 19, 2010

Determining the cost of a year of traveling is not an easy task. We set our RTW budget after researching the expenses of other RTW travelers.

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