Today, the most prevalent way Americans save for retirement is through their employer-sponsored retirement plans, typically 401(k) plans. Unfortunately, since inception, the 401(k) industry has been free of many regulations, legislation and rules. Because of this, many retirement plan participants don’t truly understand the plans

Passengers sailing the seven seas with Italian-based Costa Cruises can expect to be wowed by both the scenery and the cuisine, naturally inspired by Italy’s finest culinary delights. The various menus offered on the ships are guaranteed to satisfy any diner. In April 2017, the cruise line

Through March 2018, Costa Cruises guests can enjoy the white sands of the Caribbean beaches alongside specially designed itineraries to highlight the islands’ best offerings. Three ships serve the Caribbean, including the Costa Deliziosa, sailing seven- and 10-night itineraries in the western Caribbean. All sailings depart

TAP Air Portugal’s Stopover program offers trans-Atlantic travelers the opportunity to stay in Lisbon or Porto for up to five nights for no additional airfare on your way to more than 65 destinations throughout Europe and Africa. That’s two destinations for the price of one! Other Stopover

Hotels around the world have made memorable appearances in some of the most famous movies in cinema history. Visit one of the hotels below, and be transported to your favorite film. Bellagio Las Vegas While Las Vegas has been the setting for many a film, the Bellagio,

In Italy, going to a spa can be a family vacation. Several spas not only welcome kids and teens, but provide spa treatments and programs especially for them. These are usually in special facilities designed for young spa-goers and separated so they don’t interfere with

Traditional German beer gardens (or biergartens) have swept the United States and brought beer lovers together in casual, outdoor environments where they can sit at long, wooden communal tables and drink beer from mugs as big as their heads. Enjoying this German pastime doesn’t require

Turn your next family vacation into an educational, informative and interactive adventure with a trip to UNESCO World Heritage site the Galapagos Islands. The International Galapagos Tour Operators Association launched a newly appointed program supporting Galapagos Conservation onboard participating cruise operators. The new initiative is

Holistic retreats and all-inclusive resorts offer a simplified guide back to health, balance and wellness. Often secluded in picturesque locations, resorts provide an escape from the stress and unhealthy habits of day-to-day life. Focus on relaxation through nature, nutrition and a variety of healthy activities at

Taking a family cruise is a terrific way to visit a number of places while only having to unpack your belongings once. Cruise lines know families want more from their days at sea and in port, and continue to develop new itineraries to suit passengers’

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, better known as UNESCO, recognizes special landmarks around the world as culturally significant. These World Heritage Sites are selected based on cultural, historical or scientific importance to humanity. While there are many UNESCO World Heritage Sites located