Budgeting for Travel2020-08-05T16:40:30-04:00

Explore resources and guides to budgeting for your travels!

From creating a basic travel budget, to finding ways to fund your dream vacation, the articles, stories, and guides you’ll find here are sure to help. Frayed Passport is community-driven, so if you have a story or post you’d like to share, have a look at the editorial guidelines and get in touch!

Not sure where to start? Check out the top post in budget travel this month: How to Fund Your Travel by Putting Your Home on Airbnb

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By |May 21st, 2020|

Digital nomad housing options abound. You can find places in any destination in minutes - the tricky part is finding the right place. Read on for our guide!

By |March 23rd, 2020|

In this article, we’ll put a digital nomad spin on three popular budget methods: we’ll cover zero-sum budgeting, 50/30/20 budgeting, and envelope budgeting.

By |March 21st, 2020|

Death and taxes. Even as a digital nomad, these things remain certain. But how exactly do you pay taxes as a digital nomad? Read this guide to learn how!

By |December 12th, 2019|

Articles constantly note reasons “women have it harder” than men when saving for retirement. But there's more to it than can be summed up in bullet points.

By |September 25th, 2019|

Instead of totally pursuing financial independence, retire early (FIRE), make money and live life on your terms. Read on for the best semi-retirement jobs!

By |September 9th, 2019|

Aside from actually planning a vacation, packing for a vacation is one of the most time-consuming tasks. Here are our top tips to downsize your packing!

By |August 21st, 2019|

Generating a side income doesn't have to be as stressful as you might think, especially if you're open to putting your home on Airbnb! Let's learn how.

By |July 27th, 2019|

For our readers in the US, being able to retire at all can seem almost impossible. Let's take a look at how you can create your own pension as a safety net.

By |January 15th, 2019|

Do you dream of becoming a millionaire? It's not just reserved for lotto winners - with the right tools and focus, you can make it happen! Here's how.

By |November 13th, 2018|

Year-over-year, or comparing five years' data to five years before that, how can your income from real estate vs. investing in the stock market stack up?

By |November 13th, 2018|

There is no reason your money shouldn't be put to work for you, especially if you retire early. In the famous words of Gordon Gecko, "Money never sleeps."

By |October 2nd, 2018|

One excellent way to achieve financial independence is through investments. If you've thought "I don't understand the stock market," here's our explainer.

By |August 30th, 2018|

From the collapse of the US dollar, to apocalyptic scenarios - if you have no faith in the future, is it worth it to put effort into any investments?

By |August 26th, 2018|

If you want happiness, success, or any kind of peace of mind about your future, we would suggest that you invest in personal flexibility in your retirement.

By |August 25th, 2018|

Deciding when to start taking Social Security at age 62, 66, or 70 depends on your assets and lifestyle. Here is some basic math for collecting earlier.

By |April 14th, 2018|

If you live in the United States, it may sound impossible to become car-free, especially if you're outside a larger city. Here are some tips to get there!

By |March 26th, 2018|

If you're new to the idea of medical tourism, you probably have lots of questions about whether it's right for you. Here are a few answers to help you out!

By |September 25th, 2017|

Feasting internationally doesn't have to break your budget! From grazing at the counter, to avoiding credit card surcharges, here are our top tips.

By |August 14th, 2017|

One of the most important components of living in a small town is building relationships. This is having Personal Capital to spend when you most need it.

By |April 7th, 2017|

A great way to save money for travel is to eat at home more often. Try these tips below to supercharge your selection of food by learning how to upcycle!

By |March 10th, 2017|

Want to travel long-term, but the cost of maintaining a home base scaring you off? Fear not! Worry-free housing is actually pretty doable for travelers!