Just 42% of Americans are sure they’ll be taking a summer vacation this year, the lowest confidence level since 2013, when 40% planned on a summertime trip, according to new findings from the travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance.

Over half of the people who weren’t confident they’d be taking a summer vacation (52%) cited financial reasons – another reminder that many still feel unsteady about their money situation even in a decade-long bull market with very low unemployment.

Financial advisor Bill Dendy spoke on the Gary Rivers Show Tuesday morning, about america’s need to be more wise with their finances.


Bill Dendy has become a popular financial soundbite for the nation’s newsrooms because of his “tell it like it is” style.