132 episodes

The Thought Card is an affordable luxury travel and personal finance podcast empowering financially savvy travelers with the tools and resources to travel the world, earn more money, pay off debt, and build wealth.

Join Danielle Desir every other week as she explores creative ways to live life on your terms, obtain financial freedom and location independence. Also, hear inspiring stories from financially savvy travelers traveling the world and crushing their financial goals.

To find out more, visit www.podcast.thoughtcard.com.

The Thought Card Danielle Desir

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 65 Ratings

The Thought Card is an affordable luxury travel and personal finance podcast empowering financially savvy travelers with the tools and resources to travel the world, earn more money, pay off debt, and build wealth.

Join Danielle Desir every other week as she explores creative ways to live life on your terms, obtain financial freedom and location independence. Also, hear inspiring stories from financially savvy travelers traveling the world and crushing their financial goals.

To find out more, visit www.podcast.thoughtcard.com.

    The Wild Center's Climate Solution Exhibit Inspires Taking Action & Making A Difference

    The Wild Center's Climate Solution Exhibit Inspires Taking Action & Making A Difference

    Climate change is happening all around us. Droughts, flooding, shrinking glaciers, rising carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, and wildfires are all consequences of climate change. At The Wild Center, the Climate Solutions exhibit asks an important question –  what can we do about climate change? 
    In this episode, discover how different people in the Adirondacks (New York) are committing to being part of the solution and ways you can make a difference by gardening, farming, or composting. 
    After listening to this episode, I hope you’ll consider how you can join the growing community of people working towards addressing climate change by leaning on your skills, talents, and interests. 
    This episode is made possible by The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, New York. All thoughts and opinions shared in this episode are my own. 
    Did you enjoy this episode? Let me know by leaving a rating and review on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. It’ll take less than a minute. 
    Also, please take a moment to share what you’d like for us to cover next on the show. Request a podcast episode here.
    Work With Me: 
    Need help saving for travel, leverage points, and miles to travel inexpensively, or finding cheap flights? Book a 1:1 money coaching session with Danielle Desir Corbett.
    Email thethoughtcard@gmail.com for brand partnerships and business inquiries. 
    Read My Books: 
    Affording Travel Traveling With a Full-Time Job Managing Your Money As A New Homeowner  Follow on Twitter: @thethoughtcard
    Follow on Instagram: @thedanielledesir
    Link to episode: https://podcast.thoughtcard.com/climate-solutions-exhibit/

    • 25 min
    Explore the Adirondacks and Get Closer To Nature at The Wild Center

    Explore the Adirondacks and Get Closer To Nature at The Wild Center

    Perfect for families and people of all ages, in this narrative-style episode, discover The Wild Center. At this natural history museum in Tupper Lake, learn about nature and the wildlife of the Adirondacks, New York, through outdoor and indoor experiences and exhibits. Some of my favorite outdoor exhibits include walking across the treetops at Wild Walk and viewing art at Forest Music but don’t miss the animal encounters, hiking trails, and more. 
    This episode is made possible by The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, New York. All thoughts and opinions shared in this episode are my own. 
    Did you enjoy this episode? Let me know by leaving a rating and review on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. 
    Also, please take a moment to share what you’d like for us to cover next on the show. Request a podcast episode here.
    Work With Me: 
    Need help saving for travel, leverage points, and miles to travel inexpensively, or finding cheap flights? Book a 1:1 money coaching session with Danielle Desir Corbett.
    Email thethoughtcard@gmail.com for brand partnerships.  
    Read My Books: 
    Affording Travel Traveling With a Full-Time Job Managing Your Money As A New Homeowner  Follow on Twitter: @thethoughtcard
    Follow on Instagram: @thedanielledesir
    Link to episode: https://podcast.thoughtcard.com/the-wild-center/ 

    • 15 min
    Creating A Pre-Trip Financial Checklist: Financial Tasks To Complete Before Vacations

    Creating A Pre-Trip Financial Checklist: Financial Tasks To Complete Before Vacations

    Before a trip, there is a lot to do. In this episode, we’re focusing on the important but often overlooked financial tasks to complete so your finances are taken care of before departure. Whether you already have a pre-trip financial checklist or haven't considered creating one, here's a list of financial tasks to complete before going on vacation. 
     
    Pre-Trip Financial Checklist
    Download the Pre-Trip Financial Checklist to keep all your financial related tasks to complete before going on vacation neatly organized in one place! 
    Also, please take a moment to share what you’d like for us to cover next on the show. Request a podcast episode here.
     
    Work With Me: 
    Need help saving for travel, leverage points, and miles, or finding cheap flights? Book a 1:1 money coaching session.
     
    Read My Books: 
    Affording Travel Traveling With a Full-Time Job Managing Your Money As A New Homeowner  Follow on Twitter: @thethoughtcard
    Follow on Instagram: @thedanielledesir
    Link to episode: https://podcast.thoughtcard.com/vacation-financial-checklist/ 

    • 20 min
    Introducing Grants For Creators: How To Find Grants and Fund Your Business

    Introducing Grants For Creators: How To Find Grants and Fund Your Business

    Have you ever considered grants to support your dreams and ideas? Think grants are only for researchers and nonprofits? Think again, my friends.
    In early 2022, I launched a newsletter curating grants and other hard-to-find funding opportunities for U.S. creatives like writers, authors, journalists, podcasters, photographers, filmmakers, and artists. 
    What happened next was shocking!
    Grants For Creators was an instant hit, gaining hundreds of subscribers. Grants For Creators encourages creatives to see themselves as worthy of funding through grants and other funding mechanisms. 
    In this episode, I share why grants are worth applying to as a creative and small business owner, how to search for grants, and how to get funding for your projects.
    Also, please take a moment to share what you’d like for us to cover next on the show. Request a podcast episode here.
    Join my newsletter and get first dibs on my travel and personal finance books.
     
    Work With Me:
    Need help saving or affording travel? Book a 1:1 money coaching session. 
     
    Read My Books: 
    Affording Travel Traveling With a Full-Time Job Managing Your Money As A New Homeowner   
    Follow on Twitter: @thethoughtcard
    Follow on Instagram: @thedanielledesir
    Link to episode: https://podcast.thoughtcard.com/how-to-find-grants/ 

    • 20 min
    12 Ways To Save Money On Summer Travel

    12 Ways To Save Money On Summer Travel

    Has anyone else noticed how expensive summer travel is this year? With gas prices hitting digits we haven’t seen before, along with fuel prices driving up the cost of airfare, travel this summer is pricey. So now is a great time to chat about how to save money on summer travel, like tracking flight prices and tapping into your points and miles stash you’ve been hoarding over the last few years. Yeah, I’m looking at you! 
    This episode is made possible with the support of She Podcasts. She Podcasts LIVE is a four-day podcasting event happening in Washington, D.C., October 11-14th, that will teach you everything you need to know about podcasting – from refining your skills to growing your audience. Register now and get $50 off your 2022 ticket. Purchase your ticket today at shepodcastslive.com. 
    If you enjoy this show, please consider leaving me a tip by buying me a coffee. With your support, I look forward to continuing to bring you informative personal finance and travel content every other week. 
    Also, please take a moment to share what you’d like for us to cover next on the show. Request a podcast episode here.
    Join my newsletter and get first dibs on my travel and personal finance books.
    Read My Books: 
    Affording Travel Traveling With a Full-Time Job Managing Your Money As A New Homeowner  Follow on Twitter: @thethoughtcard
    Follow on Instagram: @thedanielledesir
    Link to episode: https://podcast.thoughtcard.com/save-money-on-summer-travel/

    • 19 min
    How To Find and Research Hotels Using Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews

    How To Find and Research Hotels Using Tripadvisor Hotel Reviews

    How do you find and research hotels? I want to know, after this episode, reply to this tweet and let’s chat about it. Do you get recommendations from TikTok or Instagram? Do you start with a Google search? Or maybe you use online travel agencies (OTAs), aggregators, or meta-search engines? In this episode, I share my process for finding and researching hotels using Tripadvisor hotel reviews. 
    This episode is made possible with the support of She Podcasts. She Podcasts LIVE is a four-day podcasting event happening in Washington, D.C., October 11-14th, that will teach you everything you need to know about podcasting – from refining your skills to growing your audience. Register now and get $50 off your 2022 ticket. Purchase your ticket today at shepodcastslive.com. 
    If you enjoy this show, please consider leaving me a tip by buying me a coffee. With your support, I look forward to continuing to bring you informative personal finance and travel content every other week. 
    Also, please take a moment to share what you’d like for us to cover next on the show. Request a podcast episode here.
    Join my newsletter and get first dibs on my travel and personal finance books. 
    Follow on Twitter: @thethoughtcard
    Follow on Instagram: @thedanielledesir
    Link to episode: https://podcast.thoughtcard.com/tripadvisor-hotel-reviews/ 

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

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65 Ratings

65 Ratings

Peaceful_Warrior_Walks ,

Stephanie Perry - Housesitting

I appreciate Danielle’s thorough interviewing style. Please have Stephanie Perry on again to talk about the ins and outs of house sitting. Enjoyed the first episode!

S H Elliott ,

Travel and earning made more easy!

Totally adore this podcast. From lovely guest travel stories to helpful suggestions and tips. Explore this episode! You'll love it.

J. Barshop ,

Knowledgeable

The Thought Card is the perfect podcast for anyone who looking to optimize their travel or just wants to hear some fun travel stories in general. :)

Danielle is a great host, super entertaining and all of her guests share fascinating stories and practical advice to get the most bang for your buck.

If you’re an aspiring traveler or have been on the open road for years, this is the show for you. Keep up the great work!

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