What Can Vacations Teach You about Investing?

  • Written by Submitted by Tyson Farmer, Edward Jones

Summer is almost here — which means it’s officially vacation season. You may be looking forward to “getting away from it all,” but, as you know, vacations actually require a fair amount of planning. And it might surprise you to learn that some of the efforts required for successful vacations can impart some valuable lessons in other areas of your life — such as investing.

Here are some vacation-related moves that you may want to transfer to the investment and financial arenas:


Barking Frog Mobile Kitchen makes a house call

  • Written by Karin Hopper, Control Freak

You would think “excited” would be the only emotion when you found out you won a private in-home party for 20 from Barking Frog Mobile Kitchen (BFMK). Yes, I was excited, and then the fear set in.

The first fear, who was I going to invite? The second, how was I going to handle someone else planning, and cooking for one of my parties?