Summer Fun on a Budget

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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Why You Should Be Using a Car Share

Car shares are gaining popularity all over the world, and for good reason. Here’s what you need to know about car share programs and why they’re so great. What is car sharing? Car sharing is a type of car rental. Unlike traditional rental cars, however, you rent the car for shorter periods of time and pay by the mile or length of time you use the car. Car share services have cars parked...

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4 Safety Tips Every Uber User Should Know

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Have you considered riding with UberX car service to save cash? Or thought about joining UberX as a driver to earn side money? You’re not alone. Tons of people are doing it. Uber employs hundreds of thousands of drivers, sales quadruple each year, and it’s worth $18 billion. Not bad for a start-up app launched just 4 years ago with luxury cars and SUVs branded as “everyone’s...

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Posted in: Minimalism and Frugality, Saving Money, Travel

Seven Off the Beaten Path Places to Visit in the U.S.

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Havasu Falls, Arizona. Photo by Ariel D. Bray. Are you ready for a getaway? Are you bored of the same two travel destinations you see over, and over again? No problem. There are some unique, breathtaking and affordable locations to visit right in the U.S. Road trip anyone? For the traveler that can think outside of the box and is ready to visit a new place, here are some off...

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