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FCS5-471
Health and Travel
7/2/2018 (new)

 UK Authors: Alex Elswick, Jennifer Hunter,
 Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, Family Science
 Series: Family Resource Management (FCS5 series)
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Getting sick on vacation is bad news. It has the potential to ruin the trip for everyone. Finding quality medical care while on vacation can be difficult as well. While you may not always be able to prevent illness when travelling, you can be adequately prepared to minimize your symptoms and to get back to reclining comfortably on the beach as soon as possible. Consider the following suggestions to prepare for the possibility of health complications while traveling.

web only | 2 pages | 958 words | 7 downloads | PDF: 299 kb



FCS5-470
Money and International Travel
7/2/2018 (new)

 UK Authors: Alex Elswick, Jennifer Hunter
 Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, Family Science
 Series: Family Resource Management (FCS5 series)
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Deciding to go on a vacation is an exciting, and all too often stressful experience. Your fantasies of reading a good book while on the beach may be interrupted by intrusive financial concerns. How should you pay for your trip? How will you protect your finances while you are gone? Should you get travel insurance? What about scams or theft? There are numerous financial issues to take into account when planning a trip. Consider implementing some of the following strategies in order to protect your finances.

web only | 3 pages | 1,375 words | 5 downloads | PDF: 481 kb



FCS5-469
Travel Arrangements
7/2/2018 (new)

 UK Authors: Alex Elswick, Brooke Jenkins-Howard,
 Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, Family Science
 Series: Family Resource Management (FCS5 series)
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Going on a vacation is supposed to be a relaxing, stress free experience. Unfortunately, you cannot relax until you have made all of the arrangements for your vacation. Where will you go? How will you get there? How will you spend your time? Giving adequate forethought to get ready for your trip will make for a more enjoyable vacation. One option for consumers is to seek professional help from a travel agent or other travel professional.

web only | 3 pages | 1,293 words | 7 downloads | PDF: 984 kb



FCS5-468
International Travel: What You Need to Know Before You Go
7/2/2018 (new)

 UK Authors: Alex Elswick, Jennifer Hunter
 Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, Family Science
 Series: Family Resource Management (FCS5 series)
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Individuals and families are planning leisure trips to destinations all over the world. Regardless of which international travel destination you choose, careful planning is a must. While planning an international trip may seem daunting, there are a few tips that you can follow to make sure that you have the best travel experience possible whether you are a novice or seasoned traveler.

web only | 5 pages | 2,442 words | 9 downloads | PDF: 1,401 kb



FCS5-465
Planning Your Digital Estate
8/8/2017 (new)

 UK Authors: Alex Elswick, Jennifer Hunter
 Departments: Family and Consumer Sciences, HES Family Sciences
 Series: Family Resource Management (FCS5 series)
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With so much vital information stored online, the nature of estate planning has changed. Although you may still have many important documents in paper format, it is likely that much of your financial documents are digitized. It may seem obvious that important digital information such as online bank accounts should be addressed in estate planning, but other kinds of digital assets such as social media accounts, text messages, or even pictures stored in the cloud may have sentimental value for your loved ones. Email accounts and online retail accounts may house critical personal information that you may wish securely kept. Unfortunately, planning for these kinds of assets is typically neglected by individuals and their advisors. In order to ensure the safety and security of this kind of digital information, you will want to create a digital estate plan.

web only | 3 pages | 1,347 words | 41 downloads | PDF: 350 kb