By Penny on She Picks Up Pennies
The best piece of travel advice I’ve ever heard is to pack half the amount of things that you think you need and twice the amount of money. Whether you’re traveling for business, pleasure, or something in between, there’s no shortage of packing advice on the internet. But what about finances? Whether we are going away for a handful of days or weeks at a time, here’s my money checklist for traveling.
Schedule or Automate Fixed Expenses
Just like I was the last millennial in the universe to continue to balance a checkbook and to stop using fabric softener, I am also the last millennial in the world to automate all of my fixed expenses. A handful is, especially if the balance is the same from month to month, but most aren’t. It’s like a mini come-to-Jesus moment every time I click the email notification from the water company. That’s why it’s so important to always check statement dates and due dates and to get everything scheduled before taking a break. There’s nothing quite like waking up at two AM when you’re out of town wondering if you paid your bills…Read More on She Picks Up Pennies