Summer Fun on a Budget

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With kids out of school and weather that begs for a trip to the beach or pool, the summer months mean summer vacations. And summer vacations mean lots of money, right? Not necessarily. There are plenty of ways you can enjoy amazing summer trips on a budget. Here’s how: Stay close to home. Have you ever taken the time to explore your own backyard? Chances are, there are some amazing hidden vacation...

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Five Ways Marriage Can Improve Finances

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With the recent and long-awaited Supreme Court ruling in favor of gay marriage, thousands of same-sex couples are making plans to head to altars and courthouses all over the country. They’re not alone, either–the vast majority of weddings in the United States take place during the summer months. Although there are few exceptions (more on that at a later day), for the most part, getting...

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7 Affordable Winter Activities for the Entire Family

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The holidays are over and winter is in full swing. At this point, you’re probably dreaming of a warm, tropical getaway. But that may not be in the cards for you and your family, especially if you’re paying off lingering holiday expenses. Still you can enjoy the blistering cold of winter  at home on a budget without sitting in front of the television. Here are 7 activities you can enjoy...

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5 Cheap Hacks to Prepare for a Baby in the Family

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I think we can all agree. Getting ready for baby is expensive for an entire family not just the parents. It takes a village right? Sure, the parents get a lot of stuff from a shower, but it’s really not in good taste to have a show for every baby. So what to do when you’re not willing to spend the bulk of your savings or income on procreating? Think outside the box and hack it! Because...

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