So, you have a dream of living life abroad or of taking more vacations, but saving money is holding you back. Not to worry, we have many money-saving tips that will help that vacation/travel fund grow. You do have to do a bit of work and show some self-control, but all of these tips help so much. It is amazing how a little bit here and there can really add up to some $$$ Fat Stacks Yo!
As you know, our move to Spain started with a career break, taking a sabbatical, planning a family gap year, or whatever you want to call it. After 5 years of travel, it has now officially turned into a travel lifestyle. Yes, we now have the lifestyle of the open-ended traveler with a home base in Spain.
- How did you go from Career Break to Lifestyle?
- How do you make money online? (C’mon this is the real question you want answered, right?)
- When are you returning to the USA?
We are often asked about our Spain cost of living compared to the USA. You know, the cost of daily life, to just live and do what you want to do. This was a question that came to us in our post – What Do You Want To Know or Have Us Show?
Before moving to Spain, we thought that the cost of living in Europe was going to be expensive. Of course we had our doubts that we would be able to live on the budget we set for our family of 4. We made it happen and with the right choices you can too.
I know you are curious about the cost of things in Spain, as that is a popular question we are often asked. I thought we would show you a little here an there about our Spain food costs. If you have any other curiosities, feel free to ask us and we will be glad to share with you. Continue reading
Do you want to save money? Then believe me when I say you need to “Cut your food waste!”. Buy only what you need, when you need it. Simplify your life and plan ahead. Continue reading
I was the queen of Warehouse Shopping! I knew How to Save Money and that was buying in bulk. It was a much better deal than what I would pay at the regular grocery store and I knew I was getting a bargain every time. Who wouldn’t want more for their money? What was wrong with that? Continue reading
I guess I was born with some crazy gene that makes me want to constantly figure out How to Save Money. I have always been a frugal person and try to only make purchases when things are on sale or discounted, even when it isn’t my money being spent.
So often I hear people say they are in debt and they can’t get out or they can’t seem to figure out how to Save Money. It is pretty simple, just spend less than what you make. When we began to save for this adventure of a lifetime, we had to look in every nook and cranny of our finances. The first area that was quick and easy to access and make a drastic change was to limit how often we ate out. Continue reading
This is the question many of you have asked and I bet many of you wanted to, but didn’t want to invade our privacy. So we are just going to share with you all of our 8 week European Road Trip Costs. Don’t worry, if you have a question for us, just ask! We are sharing our experiences, stories, budgets with all of you. This one gets a bit tricky, so pay close attention.