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Tran and QL

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Name:
Smart Money And Travel
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Budgeting, Travel
Start Year:
2017

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Net worth:
$1,010,000.00
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
Asian
Gender:
Unspecified
Life stage:
Unspecified
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Latest Blog Posts

When shit hits the fan, it doesn’t get distributed evenly. -Anonymous January 2018 Financial UpdateFebruary 2018 Financial UpdateMarch 2018 Financial UpdateApril 2018 Financial UpdateMay 2018 Financial UpdateJune 2018 Financial UpdateJuly 2018 Financial UpdateAugust 2018 Financial UpdateSeptember 2018 Financial UpdateOctober 2018 Financial UpdateNovember 2018 Financial UpdateDecember 2018 Financial Update — It’s hard to believe that we […] The post December 2018 Financial and Net Worth Update appeared first on Smart Money and ...
Posted: Jan 15 2019 @ 2:00 PM
We took a trip to Hawaii to ring in 2019. We were a bit rushed on both legs to capture all the images so will cover both the outbound and the return flights in this post. The post will mostly focus on the outbound flight but we’ll point out important highlights of the return flight. […] The post Flight Review: Alaska Airlines First Class Boeing 737-700 Sacramento to Kona appeared first ...
Posted: Jan 10 2019 @ 2:00 PM
“What keeps me going is goals.” – Muhammad Ali As Smart Money and Travel enters its second full year, we wanted to take a shot at setting some goals to work toward in 2019. Goals should be SMART… Specific Measurable Achievable Relevant Time-bound With the exception of a couple of the financial goals that aren’t as specific as they could be (purchase a […] The post 2019 Goals appeared first on Smart Money and Travel. ...
Posted: Jan 08 2019 @ 1:00 PM
Key Benefits Central Charlotte location Clean, modern, updated rooms Ample fitness and pool facilities Late night bar/kitchen Considerations Few late night dining options in the area Can be crowded due to conference area How Much Did This Cost? I utilized my employer’s corporate rate of $149.00 plus tax. If you have no choice but to […] The post Hotel Review: Embassy Suites Charlotte Uptown appeared first on Smart Money and Travel. ...
Posted: Jan 03 2019 @ 5:35 PM
Views and Visitors We had 100,916 visitors in 2018, up from 29,501 views in 2017. Keep in mind that 2017 was a partial year. Even then, comparing it on an annualized basis, views are up about 100%. 56,206 visitors stopped by Smart Money and Travel, up from 16,402 in 2017. Again, comparing it on an […] The post 2018 Year End Review appeared first on Smart Money and Travel. ...
Posted: Jan 01 2019 @ 12:00 PM
Buying a used car can be one of the best financial decisions you make. After all, cars are depreciating assets, and are an expense more than an asset. The post Buying a Used Car – Part 1: Budget and Decide appeared first on Smart Money and Travel. ...
Posted: Dec 27 2018 @ 12:00 PM
I spent a week in San Francisco in October 2018 to attend a Series 7 training course. QL had a few days off work so she joined me in the city. It was nice for her since we stayed on weekdays and she got to enjoy the city while most people were working. This was the […] The post Hotel Review: Hilton San Francisco Financial District appeared first on Smart Money and ...
Posted: Dec 25 2018 @ 12:00 PM
Part 1: How to Fly to Bali Using Miles?Part 2: Where to Stay in Bali On PointsPart 3: Flight Review: Cathay Pacific Business Class A350 SFO to HKGPart 4: Flight Review: Cathay Pacific Business Class Boeing 777-300 HKG to DPSPart 5: Things To Know Before Visiting BaliPart 6: Hotel Review: Hilton Garden Inn Bali Ngurah Rai AirportPart 7: […] The post Hotel Review: Sthala Ubud appeared first on Smart Money and Travel. ...
Posted: Dec 20 2018 @ 4:09 PM
One of the reasons we moved back to California was to take advantage of the nicer year-round weather. Now that summer is over, I haven’t been able to run outside as much because it gets dark pretty early. The recent forest fires also prevented me from running early in the morning before work. That led […] The post Creating a Synthetic Country Club Membership appeared first on Smart Money and Travel. ...
Posted: Dec 18 2018 @ 12:00 PM
We took a family trip to New York City in October 2018. In the first part, we covered how we paid for the trip. The second post covered our hotel which cost $0! In this post, we’ll cover some things to do in NYC as well as a few places to eat. Planning the trip […] The post Things to do in NYC appeared first on Smart Money and Travel. ...
Posted: Dec 13 2018 @ 12:00 PM

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