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Now Playing: 05-03-13 Marketplace Money

Does paying for getaways get you down? We welcome the challenge of finding the best summer travel deals and we're passing on some expert advice to you. Even if you're working in a trip around your kids' school calendars, aren't sure what kind of cash to carry abroad and live nowhere near a hub city, we have helpful tips for taking a vacation on the cheap. Plus, if it's lodging that's eating up your travel expenses, check out some of our suggestions for scoring a comfortable place to stay that won't part you from all your cash. All that and an update on the latest unemployment numbers and helping "housewives" qualify for credit cards.