I know several people who claim not to be able to save money for travel.
“If the money is in a bank account, even if it’s set aside for something else, I’ll spend it. I have no discipline,” is a constant refrain.
Many of these people have discovered some savings “tricks” that they use to save money for their trips wile keeping it away from themselves. The problem is, these tricks can backfire on you and leave you in a bigger mess than simply blowing your travel money on gizmos. Here are two strategies that can cause you problems.
Converting cash into gift cards
Many people with a financial discipline problem try to work around it by converting cash to gift...