Be it as a spontaneous surprise for a loved one, an impulse plan to treat yourself, or as an option for families looking to stretch their money given the current economic recession, last minute holidays are becoming an increasingly viable option given the number of avenues and resources available for potential tourists. On the downside, […]


This Yakezie blog swap post is  from LaTisha D Styles who is a finance graduate teaching young adults how to invest, budget and manage your money however little you may have at Young Adult Finances.  Read my post at her site today on Splurging for Bells and Whistles on a Car. Have you ever spent […]


I probably spend a couple dozen nights in hotel rooms each year primarily for business travel.  Over time I’ve learned what makes the trip more comfortable and productive and a lot of it has to do with lodging choice. Hotels come in all price ranges and brands, but there are certain perks that make or […]


I’m sure by now everyone knows about the cruise ship that caught fire last week and ended up dead in the water.   The fire happened early that Monday morning on the Carnival Splendor which is owned by Carnival Corporation. For three days passengers were on the disabled ship without cabin lights, hot water, hot food […]


It took me a couple of weeks before I could share my latest financial blunder with you.  There is a lesson however and boy, have I learned it. The Situation My sister and her spouse invited Mr. Boomer and I join them for a week in Puerto Vallarta this October.  They have rented a condo and […]