The Thought Card: Travel Tips, Travel Hacking, and Personal Finance For Financially Savvy Travelers

By Danielle Desir Corbett

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If you love traveling and want to improve your finances, The Thought Card offers practical tips on budgeting, saving, paying off debt, and building wealth so you can travel more often. Every other week, join Danielle Desir Corbett as she shares creative ways to achieve financial independence and freedom while living life on your own terms. Discover new travel destinations and lesser-known travel hacks to save time and money. Plus, learn practical tips for earning and redeeming credit card points and miles and clever ways to experience luxury for less. As a travel money expert and author of six books, Danielle has traveled to over 27 countries, including favorites like Iceland, Bermuda, and China. She will show you how to boost your travel savings, create a travel budget, and travel extensively without going over budget or accruing credit card debt. If you want to go on more vacations with your friends and family, improve your finances, and make informed financial decisions that will allow you to afford lifelong travel experiences, then this travel podcast is perfect for you. To learn more, including reading our award-winning blog, visit Subscribe to our newsletter: Connect with Danielle Desir Corbett on Twitter: @thethougtcard and Instagram: @thedanielledesir Also, if you enjoy road trips, then be sure to check out Road Trip Ready Podcast, which Danielle co-hosts with Christopher Rudder |

Episode Date
168. Creative Ways To Fund Vacations (Without a Side Hustle)
Jun 13, 2024
167. Vacation Fund Do's and Dont's
May 30, 2024
166. Break Free From Societal Expectations: How To Plan 12 Trips In 12 Months With Jen Ruiz
May 16, 2024
165. Budget-Friendly Solo Travel: Why Going Alone Can Save You Money with Nausheen Farishta
May 02, 2024
164. How To Save Money On Cruises (Without Skimping Out) with Amanda Bauner
Apr 18, 2024
163. Ghana Travel Tips For First-Timers With Tiffany Heard
Apr 04, 2024
162. Life Done Differently: From Cubicle To Van Life in New Zealand with Lisa Jansen
Mar 21, 2024
161. Beyond the Underground Railroad: Harriet Tubman’s Life and Legacy in Auburn, New York
Mar 07, 2024
160. Introducing "Family Money Adventure" by Kevin Payne
Feb 29, 2024
159. Defining Your Family Values and Planning Budget-Friendly Vacations For Large Families with Kevin Payne
Feb 22, 2024
158. Columbia Reconstruction Era Trail and the African American Experience Post-Civil War in South Carolina
Feb 08, 2024
157. Discover Your Family Roots and Ancestral Homeland Through DNA Travel with Lisette Austin
Jan 25, 2024
156. The Calculated Leap: Transitioning From a Six-Figure Job to Self-Employment with Chianté Jones
Jan 18, 2024
155. 11 Clever Ways To Save Money On Flights
Jan 11, 2024
154. Introducing "Road Trip Ready" - My New Travel Podcast For Road Trippers
Jan 04, 2024
153. Spectacular Things To Do in Louisiana Northshore For Foodies and Outdoor Enthusiasts
Dec 21, 2023
152. How To Find Airline Mistake Fares Like a Pro
Dec 14, 2023
151. How Cheap Flight Alerts Work (and Why Your Next Adventure Might Depend On It)
Nov 30, 2023
150. 5 Smart Ways To Make Wise Spending Decisions As Financially Savvy Travelers
Nov 16, 2023
149. Money Mindfulness: The One Thing You Can Do Today To Travel More Next Year
Nov 02, 2023
148. What People Get Wrong About Financially Savvy Travel
Oct 19, 2023
147. So...I Wrote a New Book! Here's How To Get a Copy of 'We Are Financially Savvy Travelers'
Oct 12, 2023
146. Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee: Where The Preservation of Land and History Revive a Cultural Hub
Oct 05, 2023
145. Immersive Ways To Explore Clarksville, Tennessee’s Rich History and Storied Past
Sep 28, 2023
144. 21 Paris First Time Travel Tips and Essential Things To Know
Sep 21, 2023
143. 10 Ways To Travel Without Getting Into Debt
Sep 07, 2023
142. Appreciating Adirondack Art, Nature, and History at Adirondack Experience (Upstate NY)
Aug 31, 2023
141. Moving To Germany From USA: How To Find Work and Navigate Moving Abroad with Vanessa Wachtmeister
Aug 10, 2023
140. [REPLAY] Summer Travel Tips: 12 Ways To Maximize Travel Savings
Aug 03, 2023
139. How To Travel Worldwide Leveraging Free Travel Opportunities with Sibu Szymanowska
Jul 27, 2023
138. Backpacking For Beginners With Will Hatton: How To Travel the World on $10 a Day
Jul 13, 2023
137. Introducing: 'Everyday Badassery' by Christine Lozada
Jul 06, 2023
136. Beginner Tips For Flying a Drone and How To Take Epic Travel Photos & Videos With Christine Lozada
Jun 29, 2023
135. An Intro To Dry Camping For Black Campers With Melanated Campout
Jun 15, 2023
134. Soft Adventure Ideas and Wellness Getaways With Olivia Christine Perez
Jun 01, 2023
133. 7 Costly Cross Country Road Trip Mistakes
May 18, 2023
132. Must Try Portland Oregon Foods and Drink Experiences
May 18, 2023
131. Getting Out of Debt and Moving To Puerto Rico with Bianca Alba
May 04, 2023
130. Overcoming Mom Guilt When Traveling For Work
Apr 20, 2023
129. Advance Your Career and Grow Your Bank Account Teaching Overseas with Adrienne M. Waller
Apr 06, 2023
128. Write Grant Proposals Faster with AI Grant Writing Software Grantable
Mar 23, 2023
127. Introducing: "Wild For Scotland" by Kathi Kamleitner
Mar 16, 2023
126. Insider Tips For Planning a Trip To Scotland With Kathi Kamleitner
Mar 02, 2023
125. How To Enjoy the Outdoors All Year Round With Lauren Gay
Feb 23, 2023
Bonus: I Launched a New Podcast "Women of Color Podcasters"
Feb 16, 2023
124. How To Plan For Maternity Leave When Self-Employed
Feb 09, 2023
Join Me at Women's Travel Fest For Travel Podcasting Workshop March 2023
Feb 08, 2023
123. Points Hacking: 7 Easy Ways to Earn Thousands of Points and Miles
Feb 02, 2023
122. 20 Examples of Short-Term Financial Goals You Can Set This Year
Jan 26, 2023
121. Must-Follow Travel Podcasts For 2024
Jan 19, 2023
120. [REPLAY] How To Plan a 12-Month Adult Gap Year With Stephanie Perry
Jan 12, 2023
119. [REPLAY] How Jannese Torres Created a Six-Figure Food Blog and Reached Coast FI
Jan 05, 2023
118. [REPLAY] How To Make Money Trading Stocks and Travel Full-Time with Teri Ijeoma
Dec 29, 2022
117. The Hottest 2023 Travel Trends
Dec 22, 2022
116. Best Christmas Things To Do in NYC With a Baby
Dec 12, 2022
115. How to Earn Hundreds of Dollars With Rakuten Cash Back
Dec 08, 2022
114. How to Prepare For a Recession: 15 Practical Recession Planning Tips
Nov 24, 2022
113. Financial Literacy Basics: You Don’t Have To Be Good at Math With Crystina Cardozo
Nov 10, 2022
First Road Trip With Baby? 10 Tips For Road Tripping With A 6 Month Old
Oct 27, 2022
Using Guidebooks For Inspiration and Travel Planning With Moon Travel Guides
Oct 13, 2022
The Wild Center's Climate Solution Exhibit Inspires Taking Action & Making A Difference
Sep 29, 2022
Explore the Adirondacks and Get Closer To Nature at The Wild Center (Upstate NY)
Sep 15, 2022
Creating a Pre-Trip Checklist: Financial Tasks To Complete Before Vacations
Sep 01, 2022
Introducing Grants For Creators: How To Find Grants and Fund Your Business
Aug 18, 2022
12 Ways To Save Money On Summer Travel
Aug 04, 2022
How To Find and Research Hotels Using Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews
Jul 21, 2022
Homeowners, Better Manage Your Money With These Bank Accounts
Jul 07, 2022
Buying a House? Here’s 5 Types of Mortgages To Know About
Jun 23, 2022
How To Define Your Travel Style
May 26, 2022
What To Pack For Road Trips: 28+ Items You Shouldn't Leave Home Without
May 12, 2022
When You're Doing Too Much: Reduce Income Streams Before Burnout
May 05, 2022
Best Stock Research Tools and Websites
Apr 28, 2022
How To Pick Good Companies to Invest In
Apr 14, 2022
Are You a Short-term Investor or Long-term Investor?
Mar 17, 2022
How Investing in the Stock Market Can Improve Your Financial Outlook
Feb 10, 2022
Pregnancy Announcement + Maternity Leave Checklist For Entrepreneurs
Jan 27, 2022
6 Travel Hacking Mistakes To Avoid
Jan 12, 2022
Ways To Earn Points and Miles Without Traveling
Dec 16, 2021
92. How To Organize Your Finances To Pursue Multiple Financial Goals
Dec 02, 2021
Where To Experience Culture and Art in Tempe, Arizona
Nov 18, 2021
Planning Your First Solo Backpacking Trip and Best Places For Solo Female Travel With Gemma Thompson
Nov 04, 2021
[MWB Series Finale] How We're Building Wealth One Year Later in 2021
Nov 01, 2021
Visit Over the Charles Rooftop Bar For Dreamy Views of Boston's Skyline
Oct 22, 2021
How Dtravel is Innovating the Home-Sharing Economy With Luke Kim
Oct 21, 2021
[MWB Series] How Jannese Torres-Rodriguez Created A Six-Figure Blog
Oct 15, 2021
From Army To Digital Nomad: How Being in the Army Made Vicky Sosa A Better Traveler
Oct 07, 2021
5 Reasons To Visit Rochester, New York
Oct 06, 2021
[MWB Series] How To Build A Mobile Home Investing Business With Rachel Hernandez
Oct 01, 2021
The History of Remote Work and Digital Nomad Trends with Kristin Wilson
Sep 23, 2021
Digital Nomad Lifestyle Pros and Cons With Tom Blake
Sep 09, 2021
Sep 03, 2021
[MWB Series] How To Achieve Financial Freedom With Jamila Souffrant
Sep 01, 2021
Paying Off $23,000 in 12 Months and Travel Debt-Free With Cinneah El-Amin
Aug 26, 2021
Going To College In Europe Is More Affordable Than U.S. With Jennifer Viemont
Aug 12, 2021
Why Consider Private Travel and Guided Group Tours With Sarah Wilson
Jul 29, 2021
Free Hotel Upgrades and Other Travel Hacking Secrets With Julia Menez
Jul 15, 2021
How Flight and Hotel Pricing Works With Expedia’s Out Travel The System
Jul 01, 2021
Investing Your Way To Financial Indepedence with Jay From FIers
Jun 24, 2021
How To Manage Your Money While Traveling Abroad and Domestically
Jun 17, 2021
Welcome to Cape Cod: Live From Bad Martha Brewery
Jun 03, 2021
[MWB Series] Meryanne Loum-Martin: Building The First Black Woman-Owned Boutique Hotel in Marrakech
Jun 01, 2021
Announcement: Introducing My Secret Members-Only Podcast - The Thought Card Club
May 30, 2021
An Intro to Coast FI with Jessica from The Fioneers
May 20, 2021
Creating Lucrative Side Hustles With Daniella Flores
May 06, 2021
[MWB Series] How To Advance In Your Career and Become a Founder with Shivani Berry
May 01, 2021
How To Become Location Independent With Debbie Arcangeles
Apr 22, 2021
Thrifty Traveler Premium: How To Find Cheap Flights With Jared Kamrowski
Apr 08, 2021
[MWB Series] Surviving a Coup and Improving Your Finances With Sophal Pettit
Apr 01, 2021
How I Became A Financially Savvy Traveler
Mar 25, 2021
Author Series Day 7 Finale: Benefits of Hiring an Editor
Mar 05, 2021
Author Series Day 6: Dealing With Rejection and How To Bounce Back
Mar 04, 2021
Author Series Day 5: Ideas For Promoting Your Book
Mar 03, 2021
Author Series Day 4: How To Find Beta Readers For Non-Fiction Books
Mar 01, 2021
[MWB Series] How Women of Color Advance In the Workplace with Minda Harts
Mar 01, 2021
Author Series Day 3: How To Outline Non-Fiction Books
Feb 28, 2021
Author Series Day 2: How To Set Writing Expectations and Goals
Feb 27, 2021
[MWB Series] Investing In Hotels Collectively with Epiq Collective
Feb 01, 2021
[MWB Series] How To Negotiate A Raise and Latina Equal Pay With Athena Valentine Lent
Jan 25, 2021
2020 Year End Review + New Episodes April 1st
Jan 12, 2021
How Black Travel Alliance Supports Black Travel Content Creators
Dec 27, 2020
Writing and Marketing Books During the Pandemic With Michelle Jackson and Gertrude Nonterah
Dec 03, 2020
[MWB Series] How To Invest In Real Estate With No Money Down With Sadhana Sabharwal
Dec 01, 2020
59. Saving $110,000 In Travel Costs Travel Hacking with Lisette Austin
Nov 19, 2020
Excerpts From My New Book Traveling With A Full-Time Job
Nov 05, 2020
[MWB Series] Our Wealth Building Stories
Nov 01, 2020
Introducing Millennial Wealth Builders Series: A 12-Part Audio Docuseries
Oct 30, 2020
Embracing A Wealthy Mindset with Shazia Imam
Oct 22, 2020
Breaking Into Freelance Writing with Laura Gariepy
Oct 08, 2020
Tips For Traveling With A Full-Time Job
Sep 24, 2020
How Our Travels Have Changed Since the Pandemic
Sep 10, 2020
Visiting Vermont During the Pandemic
Sep 10, 2020
Season 4: What You Can Expect and Life Updates
Aug 27, 2020
#PodcastersForJustice: A Strong Stance Against Racism and Police Brutality
Jun 05, 2020
How To Become a House Sitter: Saving $60,000 in Travel Costs with Brittnay Sharman
May 28, 2020
Leveraging Travel to Become a Content Creator with Christopher Mitchell
May 14, 2020
How to Manage Your Time As a Content Creator With a Full-Time Job
May 07, 2020
My Top Tips For New Authors
Apr 30, 2020
My Reaction To Losing 20% of My Investments Last Quarter
Apr 27, 2020
Staying Consistent In Your Investment Strategy Despite Stock Market Decline
Apr 20, 2020
Announcing My New Book "Affording Travel"
Apr 16, 2020
7 Tips for Downsizing Your Spending and Boost Your Savings During Times of Uncertainty
Apr 12, 2020
How To Plan an Adult Gap Year With Stephanie Perry
Apr 02, 2020
Our China Trip Recap + How To Plan Your Epic Adventure
Mar 19, 2020
Live from the Great Wall of China
Mar 05, 2020
[REPLAY] How to Set Yourself Up for Financial Success by Setting Goals
Jan 02, 2020
45. The Shocking Truth About Black Wealth: What You Need To Know About the Racial Wealth Gap
Dec 19, 2019
How to Get Back Into Your Routine After a Trip with Tangia Renee
Dec 19, 2019
Side Hustling and Earning Outside of Your Nine to Five with Dielle Charon
Nov 28, 2019
Planning a Trip with Wellness in Mind with Tangia Renee
Nov 28, 2019
Travel and Wellness with Tangia Renee
Nov 14, 2019
Takeaways from the Money on the Mountain Retreat
Nov 14, 2019
Travel Blogging Tips Learned From TBEX with Christopher Rudder
Oct 31, 2019
A Brief History of Pacifica, California by the Pacifica Historical Society
Oct 31, 2019
Walt Disney World vs. Universal Studios
Oct 17, 2019
Our Experience at Avatar Flight of Passage at Disney's Animal Kingdom
Oct 17, 2019
How To Visit Iceland On A Budget and Save Lots of Money
Oct 03, 2019
Building Wealth Moving Abroad with Damien Peters
Oct 03, 2019
Kicking Off Season 2 with My Summer Recap
Oct 03, 2019
Affording Luxury Travel with Nadeen White
Jun 05, 2019
Real Estate Investing and Leaving a Legacy Behind with Acquania Escarne
May 16, 2019
How to Get Started Travel Hacking with Cody Berman
May 02, 2019
Curaçao Travel Tips: How To Plan an Affordable Curaçao Vacation
Apr 18, 2019
Tips for Exploring Iceland's Golden Circle
Apr 18, 2019
Visiting Cuba Solo After a Break Up with Beatriz Reynoso (and Cuba Travel Tips)
Apr 04, 2019
Advantages and Disadvantages of Studying Abroad With Danielle Grace
Apr 04, 2019
[Minisode] The Power of Budgeting With Multiple Bank Accounts
Mar 21, 2019
Passive Income with Denis O'Brien from Chain of Wealth
Mar 21, 2019
Moving Abroad After 30 with Frantzces Lys from Chronicles Abroad
Mar 07, 2019
Ideas for After You've Reached Your Emergency Fund Goal
Mar 07, 2019
How to Set Yourself Up for Financial Success by Setting Goals
Feb 21, 2019
Freelance Writing with Terri Huggins Hart
Feb 21, 2019
How Much Does it Cost to Start a Podcast?
Feb 07, 2019
Points and Miles and Diversifying Incomes Streams with Brandon Neth
Jan 24, 2019
2018 Year End Review: What Worked, What Didn't & Lessons Learned
Jan 10, 2019
5 Affordable Travel Destinations Where the US Dollar Goes Further
Jan 10, 2019
Moving Abroad, Worldschooling and Traveling as a Single Parent with Kids with Daniela Gibbs
Dec 27, 2018
Let's Celebrate - My Roommates Moved Out!
Dec 20, 2018
14. How To Effectively Use Your Employer Tuition Reimbursement with Ogechi Igbokwe
Dec 13, 2018
All Things New Orleans with Fender and Maloney from Traveler Broads
Dec 13, 2018
Do You Check Your Paychecks? 5 Things I Learned From Not Checking Mines
Dec 06, 2018
12. Life as an Emigrating Wife Living in the USA with Kylie Neuhaus
Nov 29, 2018
11. How I Saved $289 With a Delta Companion Certificate
Nov 15, 2018
10. Tips For Planning an Affordable Trip To Puerto Rico
Nov 01, 2018
9. Listening to Your Inner Voice and Becoming a Digital Nomad with Christine Hasebrink
Nov 01, 2018
8. Should you attend FinCon? First Timer Tips and Insights with Yasmine Bisumber
Oct 18, 2018
7. How To Trade Stocks Full-Time and Travel with Teri Ijeoma
Oct 04, 2018
6. How Yvette Morrissey Planned a Once in a Lifetime Solo Trip Around the World
Oct 04, 2018
5. Best Time To Buy Flights According to
Sep 27, 2018
3. Teaching English In China and Living Abroad with Richelle Gamlam
Sep 20, 2018
4. Timeshares and Buying a House at 26 with Tiffany Grant
Sep 20, 2018
2. Why You Need A Travel Fund Right Now
Aug 17, 2018
1. Welcome! What To Expect From "The Thought Card" Podcast by Danielle Desir Corbett
Aug 17, 2018