Budgeting for Travel2021-11-15T21:38:54-05:00
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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: Budget Guide for Digital Nomads

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October 5th, 2021|

Geoarbitrage is moving to a place with a low cost of living while maintaining or increasing your current income. Learn more in this comprehensive guide.

September 17th, 2021|

Ramping up to the launch of our monthly feature for those who'd like to become digital nomads and semi-retired travelers, I'm sharing this interview I did as a longtime nomad myself, with some thoughts in particular about being less-than-social along the way.

September 1st, 2021|

While the high cost of travel may have you feeling down, don’t frown. We’ve put together this handy guide to travel price inflation.

July 14th, 2021|

We write a lot about the FIRE lifestyle, semi-retirement, and more, all with an important underlying message: Live and work the way you wish, and make the most of your time on this planet.

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!

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.

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!

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.

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!

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!

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.

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.

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.

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?

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."

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.

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?

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.

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.

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!

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!