Traveling on a pastor's budget can be a challenge sometimes - especially when going to large cities like Chicago, where EVERYTHING seems to be so expensive. From hotels to parking to restaurants to museums and other attractions, a trip to Chicago can cost you a small fortune. But here are five unique and fun FREE things to do in Chicago on your next trip. … [Read more...] about 5 Unique and Free Things to Do in Chicago
Have you ever thought of selling it all and making the move to a tropical island? It's been on my mind recently, from totally out of the blue. I was chatting with an acquaintance a couple of days ago, who said he was heading to the Caribbean next week for vacation. I asked him where he was headed and he said "Nevis Island." I told him I had never heard of Nevis before, … [Read more...] about Would You Ever Move to a Tropical Island?
This week I pre-paid for a three-night's stay at the Baymont Hotel in Franklin, Tennessee and saved about 15% off the regular rate. Based on what I experienced during my stay, I don't think pre-paying for a hotel for more than one night is a good idea. … [Read more...] about Why Pre-paying for a Hotel Room is Not a Good Idea
Drury Hotels has just become one of my new favorite hotels for family and business travel, after our stay this week at the Drury Inn & Suites in Flagstaff, Arizona. … [Read more...] about Drury Hotels – A Great Hotel for Family and Business Travel
I'm embarrassed to say that I've been a member of Costco for several years and have never used the Costco travel services until today. I just booked a premium SUV rental car and saved 10% over the cheapest rate available anywhere else. Su-weet! If you're a regular here at Money Wise Pastor, you know I travel. A lot. In fact, last year I was on the road about 100 nights, … [Read more...] about Costco Travel Review: I Saved 10% on a Rental Car through Costco