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Airplanes, Busses, Camping…and Other Ways to Cut US Travel Costs

Something I enjoy even more than traveling is saving money while I’m traveling. I still remember the first time... [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

It’s Not Too Late to Budget for a Summer Get-Away

In the Great Land of Budgetopia, people plan for summer vacations, carefully allocating money each month to their vacation savings account. For a majority of Americans, however, Budgetopia might as well be Never-Never Land. [read more]

Category: Common Cents

Travel Blog: Saving Beyond the Big Ticket Items

Sometimes saving money while traveling isn’t just about big ticket items like great airfare or hotel bargains. You can also find ways to save a little bit here and there. Think about... [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

How to Manage Cash when Traveling Internationally

Because I work at ECCU, I get the privilege of not only serving missionaries through banking, but using some of the best practices I’ve learned for my own short-term missions trips. I went on a short-term mission trip to Hungary in 1998. The first day of our... [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Traveling with Money

So, you’re off on another trip abroad. You’ve probably planned for some time, but let’s pause to talk about an important travel topic—money. As a fellow missionary traveler, I’ve learned answers to some questions that may help. How much money will I need? This is best... [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Life Lessons from Living Abroad

Missionaries are flexible…and…if they aren’t by nature, then they’ll soon learn how to master the art. We hear so often about those who’ve adapted, worked through a problem, or figured... [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded