Snowbird Finances

All things money-related, from budgeting and taxes to discounts and insurance, and everything financial in between.

Part-Time Job Options for Snowbirds and Travelers
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Part-Time Job Options for Snowbirds and Travelers

If you’ve decided to work a part-time job as a snowbird, you might be thinking about your options. Some people know exactly what they’ll do for work. Others may have a wide variety of positions to consider in their snowbird destination. What’s a good job for a snowbird who wants part-time employment? Well, that depends…

Do Your Expenses Double When You Snowbird?
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Do Your Expenses Double When You Snowbird?

Living the life of a snowbird might sound like it’d be out of reach. Wouldn’t maintaining another property double your expenses, at least? Well, living the snowbird lifestyle does come with some extra expenses. Still, enjoying the winter in warmer weather likely won’t be close to double your everyday costs. Snowbirding done the right way…

The Best Frugal Mobile Phone Plans for Snowbirds
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The Best Frugal Mobile Phone Plans for Snowbirds

Every month when you see your cell phone bill, you wonder if you should change carriers to save money. You know there are more economical options. But you also wonder if a cheaper plan means dropped calls, missing text messages, slow data, and lousy customer service.  You really want a frugal cell phone plan that…

Estate Planning Considerations for Snowbirds
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Estate Planning Considerations for Snowbirds

Have you grown tired of cold winters? Are you done dealing with icy roads and shoveling snow? Many people who feel this way decide to take up the snowbird lifestyle, leaving dreary winters in their rearview mirrors as they head toward warmer climates. Snowbirding is a rewarding experience but can be downright terrifying when done…

Online Banking Is a Great Option for Snowbirds
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Online Banking Is a Great Option for Snowbirds

[It’s a convenient solution for remote workers and wanderlusters too.] With remote working opportunities increasing and Baby Boomer (and some Gen X) retirements accelerating rapidly, many people are choosing to travel more, only returning to their home base occasionally. “Snowbirds” used to be a term to describe retirees who left their primary homes in the…