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Visiting Ko Olina: Oahu’s Upscale, Back to Nature Resort Community

Posted By Thefrugalexpat on Finance - If you like the convenience, or price, of flights into Honolulu, but are looking for a quieter experience than Waikiki Beach, take a look at Ko Olina, outside of the hustle and bustle of the city. Located on the island ... Read More

15 Easy Ways to Save Money While Traveling

Posted By Thefrugalexpat on Finance - People enjoy having the experience of their lifetime. Travel provides many people with unique experiences they will never forget. The hard part is knowing how to save money while traveling for future adventures.  Saving can be a difficult thing for ... Read More

HCOL vs LCOL: The Financial Impact Pros & Cons

Posted By Thefrugalexpat on Finance - Looking for places to live can be a daunting task. We need to weigh the pros and cons of each place. How do you pick an area? Here are the pros and cons of living in an HCOL vs LCOL ... Read More

How Owning Assets is Better than a Job.

Posted By Thefrugalexpat on Finance - After reading the book Rich Dad Poor Dad, most people come under the conclusion that owning assets is better than having liabilities. That is so true. “The rich people acquire assets. The poor and middle class acquire liabilities that they ... Read More

Bang for Your Buck: How To Use Cashback Monitor To Maximize Shopping Points and Save Money

Posted By Thefrugalexpat on Finance - Do you want to travel more and need more points to do so (but don't want to spend more money to get those points)? Fear not, there is a solution – shopping portals. Many credit cards and airline alliances have ... Read More

The Chase Freedom Unlimited: One of the Best Cash Back Cards

Posted By Thefrugalexpat on Finance - Cash back credit cards come in all shapes and sizes to help you maximize your spending potential. We spend money on the things we enjoy, but finding a tremendous all-around credit card can be hard.  The Chase Freedom Unlimited helps ... Read More

The Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Credit Card: Fly Southwest With This Card

Posted By Thefrugalexpat on Finance - Southwest is a favorite airline to many people. Its budget-friendly product offers many customers an easy ride from one city to another. The great thing about them is that people love them and their simplicity.  Using the Southwest Rapid Rewards ... Read More

Money Isn’t Everything. 8 Things That Are More Important

Posted By Thefrugalexpat on Finance - As I get older, I realize money isn't everything. People talk about the importance of money. Money can buy you things. It has value to bring about the worldly items we may need to sustain us. A history teacher always ... Read More

Old Money vs New Money: What’s the Difference?

Posted By Thefrugalexpat on Finance - There are two sides to wealth. There is old money vs new money. Each one has its place in society, but they have been built differently and act in different ways.  As you think about it, we talk about the ... Read More

Here Are 9 of The Best Index Funds To Create a Long Term Portfolio

Posted By Thefrugalexpat on Finance - Looking for great investments? Look no further than index funds. Index funds are some of the best assets out there. They are low cost, take less research time, and match the market. Investing can be as easy as picking just ... Read More