Consumers Spent More Enjoyment in 2021 | Smart Change: Personal Finance

According to data released on September 8 from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, American consumers indulged in entertainment in 2021. People were photographed here at Nathan’s Famous at Coney Island in New York in May of 2021. Alexey Rosenfeld/Getty Images/File After spending 2020 as a deadly, rapidly spreading virus that defined most aspects of daily … Read more

When are Airbnbs more cost-effective than hotels? | Smart Change: Personal Finance

Remember the days when one of the best money-saving travel tips was booking an Airbnb versus a hotel? Not only have nightly rates always been much cheaper, but Airbnbs and the hosts themselves are often shaped to be the most memorable aspects of the trip. These days, an Airbnb stay rarely involves big savings or … Read more