As a person who is trying to be debt free and reach financial independence someday, I’m always looking for ways to cut expenses and save money. I’m okay with sacrificing cable and switching my cell phone to a virtually unknown company. I’m also okay with telling coworkers, “sorry, I can’t go out to lunch today.” I’m okay doing a lot of things differently to save money, but the one thing that I cannot do is NOT go on vacation.
I understand vacations could get expensive and if you are deeply into debt, I highly recommend you put vacations on hold for a little bit. However, if you are making headway into paying off your debt and haven’t taken a break in a while, maybe it is time to take a vacation.
If you are not sure whether you should take a break or not, here are some signs that you need a break.