Americans Giving Up Vacation Days, Report Says

Americans continue to experience “vacation deprivation,” failing to use earned vacation days because they feel they are too busy to miss work, according to an annual survey commissioned by the online travel agency Expedia.com. About 30 percent of Americans...

Consider Investing in Family Vacations

We’re not wealthy, and maybe we should be putting more money aside for college, but we also believe in investing in the family vacation account, and I think with great benefit. Frequency of family dinners has declined for years. Much of the time that parents and...

Most Americans Planning Summer Vacations

Vacation season is here and Americans’ vacation plans for this year are consistent with the past several years, according to a recent Gallup poll. More than half of adult Americans (55 percent) plan on vacationing this summer and the average number of vacation...

Is Vacation Worth It?

“We’re going on vacation, we are going on vacation,” Dinah, (name changed) used to say gritting her teeth as she drove to the beach. She was the single mother of two very active young boys. She and the boys made an annual trek to a beach cottage in...