When Bad Things Happen On Good Days
Have you ever had one of those days that started out great, but by mid-morning, you just feel like going back to bed? (Or maybe a day that started out […]
Today, I want to help you get there without breaking your bank…
Good morning! What are your summer plans for 2014? According to USA Today, nearly half of Americans plan to travel. The average traveler spends $1,415 per person on vacation. For a family of 4 that’s $5,660!
You’re probably looking at that number and thinking, “No way!” And indeed a big price-tag is what drives people to set aside their dreams to travel or put it off again with the attitude of “next year, maybe I can afford it.”
Everybody has a dream to go somewhere. Whether it’s to visit the sparkling beaches and crystal blue waters of Bora Bora, to explore the rainforests of South America or maybe to hike on a frozen glacier in New Zealand.
Today, I want to help you get there without breaking your bank! Most people look at their dreams and look at their income and decide to shrink their dreams to fit within that financial circle. Instead, you should be looking for ways to increase that income circle to fit all those dreams you have!
When you were young, what was your outrageous “dream” vacation? I want you to think of that and ask yourself why you haven’t gone yet! Have you used the excuses of “I don’t have time” or “I don’t really need an expensive vacation, I’d rather just visit family in Wisconsin” or “If an average vacation costs more than $5K, then what is my dream vacation going to cost? There’s no way I can afford that!”
If traveling or taking your dream vacation is one of your big life goals, you should absolutely have a vacation fund! Start putting money away now, do it every month and map out how long it will take you to reach your goal.
Use these budgeting tips to reach your big travel goal:
If you want to fulfill your dreams, you have to stop living your life via your excuses. Be a part of the 2% of the population who are finding ways to increase their income, to decrease their debt and to live the life within their dream circle. If you want more tips on how to save, pay off debt or strive for that great vacation for next year, I’ve got the guide already written for you! Take advantage of it.
Share with me one place you’d love to visit! Or, if you are one of those from our community who just experienced their dream vacation, share your adventures in the comments! And don’t forget to Like and Share today’s message.
I can’t wait to meet up and chat later today at 12 pm ET/11 am CT on The Dani Johnson Show. You can find the show on both your TV and radio and please remember you can always stream today’s show right on our website. Let’s get together and expand your vision and dreams!
In great faith,
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