Financial checklist for traveler - pre-trip financial checklist

Episode 108: Pre-Trip Financial Checklist: Financial Tasks To Complete Before Vacations

Before a trip, there is a lot to do. You’re researching things to do, checking the weather, packing your bags and double checking boarding passes. Hopefully you're also getting your finances in order. In this episode, we’re focusing on…
How to save money on summer travel
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Episode 106: 12 Ways To Save Money On Summer Travel

Has anyone else noticed how expensive summer travel is this year? With gas prices hitting digits we haven’t seen before, along with fuel prices driving up the cost of airfare and the overall surge in domestic and international travel,…
Tripadvisor Hotel Review

Episode 105: How To Find and Research Hotels Using Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews 

How do you find and research hotels? I want to know, after this episode, reply to this tweet and let’s chat about it. Do you get recommendations from TikTok or Instagram? Do you start with a Google search? Or maybe you use online…
How to define your travel style?

Episode 102: How To Define Your Travel Style

What is your travel style? Travel isn’t one-size-fits-all, and there isn’t one way to see the world, only what works best for you. When I started traveling after landing my first job after graduate school, my funds were limited. I was making…
What To Pack For Road Trips

Episode 101: What To Pack For Road Trips: 28+ Items You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without

Before the pandemic, travel meant hopping on a plane and filling my passport with stamps. However, that all changed in 2020. Our borders were closed, and Kyle and I did not feel comfortable traveling by plane, train, or bus anymore. So, as…
Debt-free travel with Cinneah El Amin founder of Flynanced.

Episode 82: Paying Off $23,000 in 12 Months and Travel Debt-Free With Cinneah El-Amin

Cinneah El-Amin (pronounced: sin-ee-AH el-AH-meen) is the founder of Flynanced, an online personal finance platform that teaches Black women who are blowing money fast early in their careers how to manage their money NOW. Since paying off $23,000…
Hotel Pricing Explained

Episode 78: How Flight and Hotel Pricing Works with Expedia’s Out Travel The System

Have you ever wondered how flight and hotel pricing works? Or why does flight pricing change so often? In this episode, Expedia’s Director of Revenue Optimization, Amy Cisneroz, shares what you need to know about pricing trends and how to…
How to manage money while traveling

Episode 76: How To Manage Your Money While Traveling Abroad and Domestically

After saving for months, you are finally ready to set sail and go on that well deserved vacation. Hooray! However, if you're not careful, you can end up mismanaging your money and going over budget. Speaking from experience, this has happened…
How to find flight deals with Thrifty Traveler Premium with ared Kamrowski, the founder, and CEO of Thrifty Traveler.

Episode 70: How To Find Cheap Flights With Thrifty Traveler Premium

Finding cheap flights is one way to travel more for less (and it's a personal favorite). So how do I find the best airfare deals around? Introducing Thrifty Traveler Premium a flight deal notification service. Today I'm thrilled that Jared…
How Danielle Desir became a financially savvy traveler.

Episode 69: How I Became A Financially Savvy Traveler

Welcome back financially savvy travelers. It feels good to be back with new episodes every other Thursday for Season 6 of The Thought Card Podcast. Did you miss me? This episode is pretty special because I realized that although I've been…
Traveling With A Full-Time Job by Danielle Desir

Episode 58: Excerpts From Traveling With A Full-Time Job

With the release of every new book, I share an excerpt on the podcast. In this episode, I read excerpts from Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 of my newest release Traveling With A Full-Time Job. In Chapter 2, we address the elephant in the room. We…
Tips for traveling with a full-time job The Thought Card Podcast

Episode 55: Tips For Traveling With A Full-Time Job

Can you travel the world with a 9 to 5 job? While I certainly think it's possible, don't take my word for it. To celebrate the release of my third book Traveling With A Full-Time Job, I'm sharing an audio clip from the bonus video which accompanies…