Fourth of July Fireworks

It’s almost the Fourth of July, and you may find yourself wanting to save some money by viewing a free fireworks display-good call. Most bigger cities put on a show for the Fourth, so why not enjoy the view? The travel channel compiled a list of the best fireworks shows in the country. If you’re itching to get an idea of what’s to come, look no … Continue reading Fourth of July Fireworks

Saving on Summer Fitness Trends

The summer fitness craze is in full swing.  Whether you’re trying to keep up your beach body, or maybe just wanting to wow classmates in the fall, classes, active wear, and equipment can get very pricey very quickly.  Follow these simple tips to keep your wallet as healthy as you are. Look out for free classes offered by sporting goods and athletic clothing stores.  Many … Continue reading Saving on Summer Fitness Trends

6 Tips to Conquering Cyber Monday

Thanksgiving dinner is a distant memory and the smoke has cleared from the chaos of Black Friday. But today the shopping continues, with “Cyber Monday” in full swing. In 2005, the term “Cyber Monday” began and has grown to become a global phenomenon, with retailers in multiple countries using the phrase to drive sales. Research from comScore puts Cyber Monday sales at $610 million in … Continue reading 6 Tips to Conquering Cyber Monday

High Temperatures, Low Prices

It’s July and the highlight of your week is going to the movies? Well here are some fun summer ideas that you may have forgotten about, and are probably cheaper than your average movie outing! Go say “Hello” to the animals – Local Zoos often have free days once a week during the summer. Grab your kids and have a great day talking to the … Continue reading High Temperatures, Low Prices

How to Travel on a Budget Part III: Cruising to Affordable Paradise

It’s that time of year! A $399 seven-day Caribbean cruise may sound like a bargain, but know this: the price is really only the point of entry. As ships have become fancier and offer more amenities than ever before, trying to figure out how much your trip will cost is a little bit like peering into Alice in Wonderland’s rabbit hole: There’s no one answer. … Continue reading How to Travel on a Budget Part III: Cruising to Affordable Paradise