More than one in four Americans are skipping a vacation this year, and the number one reason is because they can't afford it.

That is according to a recent Bankrate survey.

Glamping -- that's glamorous camping -- travel company under canvas is running a promotion that will allow selected travelers to take a vacation and only pay what they can afford.

People can stay at one of their camps across the country and many are near national parks.


American's pay is going up.

The booming economy is causing a worker shortage and some labor experts say pay increases could soon be four to five percent a year.

Job openings recently surpassed the number of unemployed by 1.3 million.


You can now pay with bitcoin at Whole Foods, Nordstrom and other retailers.

It works through a mobile app called Spend.

They say you deposit the cryptocurrency into the account and then scan a code at the register.


Analysts warn that the respite from high gas prices might not last heading into the Memorial Day weekend.

The national average gas price Friday was $2.85, according to AAA, which is down a nickel from last year at this time.

Analysts say a possible increase heading into the holiday weekend isn't expected to stop the more than 37 million Americans planning a road trip to mark the unofficial start of summer.

AAA says thee average price in Hawaii is $3.64 a gallon.