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Lindsay VanSomeren

Lindsay is a personal finance writer in Fort Collins, CO. Her work appears on sites like Credit Karma, Magnify Money, and her own blog, Notorious D.E.B.T. She enjoys travel hacking, reading, hiking, homebrewing, and learning to play the guitar.

Latest articles by Lindsay VanSomeren

6 Breathtaking and Affordable Alaskan Destinations

Alaska is an absolutely gorgeous state, with sights that will take your breath away. Unfortunately, it's also expensive to visit. But don't worry. We got you.

7 Affordable Northern Destinations to Beat the Heat This Summer

Summer heat and humidity got you down? Freshen up with a trip to one of these way cooler destinations.

8 Best U.S. Historical Sites You Can Actually Afford to Visit

The summer is the perfect time to dig into American history, and these U.S. historical sites are actually affordable.

6 Ways New College Grads Can Build Credit

Entering the real world involves making big financial choices, and those choices will be easier once you start building credit.

What Happens to a Student Credit Card After You Graduate?

Getting a credit card in college is a great way to build credit when you're young. But what should you do with the card after you graduate?

Use These 8 Credit Card Perks to Save Big and Have More Fun on Your Summer Vacation

Looking for a way to simplify your summer vacation plans? Look no further than your credit card.

8 Affordable U.S. Destinations for a Weekend Getaway

Planning a long weekend getaway? These U.S. destinations are affordable and tons of fun.

How to Manage Student Loans On a Low Income

Juggling student loan payments with other bills can sometimes seem impossible if you're making a low salary. But it can be done.

The 5 Best Debt Tracking Systems

Using any of these debt tracking systems, you'll have a much easier time paying off your debt once and for all.

How to Get to Machu Picchu and Back for $30

Believe it or not, you can travel to Machu Picchu and back for just $30!

Deferred Interest Credit Cards: Don't Fall For This Trick Over The Holidays

Beware of deferred interest credit cards that will be offered at checkout counters while you do your holiday shopping! They're really expensive if you're not careful!

How to Sign Up for Global Entry

A lot of travel equals a lot of standing in long security lines. Unless, of course, you sign up for Global Entry!

7 Beautiful Ski Resorts to Visit This Fall

Ski resorts offer so much more than skiing! Plan an offseason visit and enjoy all the amenities these vacation hot-spots have to offer, at a steep discount.