How to Save Money and Reach Your Financial Goals in 2017

Cross Country Allied
February 27, 2017 16:23 PM (GMT-04:00)
Traveler Tips
Travel allied job opportunities from Cross Country Allied are just one way you can work toward financial freedom, since you'll earn great pay and benefits. However, to be successful and make your money help you accomplish your personal objectives, you have to be intentional with how you handle it. Save money and reach your financial goals in 2017 with these tips.

Stay Organized

Not knowing where items are can cause you to waste a lot of money, whether it's paying for new copies of documentation, replacing lost items or paying late fees. When you have a travel healthcare job, it can be even more challenging to keep track of things. Make it a priority to maintain an organizational system for packing and you'll have more money to apply to your goals.

Look for Local Discounts

When you're not familiar with an area, it can be difficult to know what spots to go for deals on dining, entertainment and more. Prevent overpaying while still exploring your location by searching for Groupons or other online coupons for the area.

Figure Out Cooking Strategies

Food expenses are one of the easiest ways to cut back your budget. Reduce your food budget by cooking food in your housing location during your assignment. Even if you have to invest in a toaster oven, slow cooker, microwave or other kitchen items, you'll still save more money toward your goals by not eating out.

Exercise for Free

Physical activity is essential to keep your energy level up, but gym memberships or exercise classes can be pricy when you're regularly traveling to different locations for assignments. Exercise for free, such as at home with online videos or by taking it outdoors and exploring your new area.

Work with a Reputable Agency

If you're not satisfied with the level of pay or find yourself having to pay more out-of-pocket expenses for your living situation for travel assignments, it can be much more difficult to save money. Make your financial goals more attainable by ensuring you are working with a reputable agency that isn't short changing you on perks or making you pay unnecessary fees or expenses.
Achieve your professional goals with Cross Country Allied, a Cross Country Staffing company. We place healthcare workers into travel allied job opportunities at facilities nationwide, so you can gain the experience you need in the location you desire.
By working with Cross Country Allied, you get the chance to work in cities of your choice and receive great benefits, such as top pay, comprehensive health benefits, 401k, free private housing, referral bonuses and more. Apply now to get started in joining Cross Country Allied or give us a call at 800.223.9230.

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Real Talk
"Absolutely amazing to work with! Ashley Steen and Amanda Valenziano are perfection. I couldn't be happier to be working with cross country. Despite multiple recruiters calling daily it isn't always about the money but the way you are treated. Thank you for the opportunity." - Amy D RN RRT-NPS