Money

Now is the Time to Save on a Summer Road Trip

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Savings Experiment, Travel Industry Summer’s always a great time for a road trip, but with rising gas prices and the cost of other necessities, it can get expensive. Here are a few easy tips to help you plan your trip, and stretch your dollars. Before you hit the road, always give your car a good tune ...

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Now is the Time to Save on a Summer Road Trip

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Savings Experiment, Travel Industry Summer’s always a great time for a road trip, but with rising gas prices and the cost of other necessities, it can get expensive. Here are a few easy tips to help you plan your trip, and stretch your dollars. Before you hit the road, always give your car a good tune ...

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3 easy ways to make money this summer

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Finance If you are looking to put extra money in your pocket this summer, consider switching to a better bank account, credit card or brokerage. Financial service companies are becoming increasingly generous in their race to attract new customers. Switching accounts usually doesn’t take much time, and can be done online. If you do it right, ...

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Avoiding Hidden Fees at All-Inclusive Resorts

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Travel Industry, Did You Know Did you know: That “all-inclusive” vacation might not include as much as you think? While your flight, hotel, meals and ground transportation are typically covered, there can be some hidden fees. For example, resort menus are sometimes limited, so that lobster dinner may come with a hefty price tag. The same ...

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Tips to Make Your Swimsuit Last Longer

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Shopping A well-designed swimsuit can easily set you back $ 100 or more. With that kind of money being spent, how can you make sure it’ll last you through the season? Here are a few easy ways to minimize wear and tear so you can keep swimming in style. When you hit the beach, sit on ...

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Easy and Cheap Ways to Make Your Home More Secure

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Home & Garden, Did You Know Did you know: Home security doesn’t always need to come with a hefty price tag? To make sure your home isn’t a target for burglars, use inexpensive plug-in timers to operate your lights and appliances while you’re away. Leaving a small desk radio on for 6 hours a day only ...

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Super Saver Food: Rotisserie Chicken

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Food & Beverage Looking to save time and money with your home-cooked meals? If so, rotisserie chicken just might be your greatest ally in the grocery store. Here are a few great ways this little bird can help you stretch your dollar. To start, rotisserie chicken is pre-cooked and seasoned, so the hard stuff is already ...

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4 ways hotel points beat airline miles

Filed under: Travel Industry, Finance If you’re facing sticker shock from your travel this summer, earning points and miles is a great way to save on next year’s vacation. And while you might think airline miles are the best place to start, there are several ways hotel points can save you more with less hassle. They’re worth a look if ...

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6 Reasons You’re Failing At Saving Money

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Finance When it comes to your finances, positive affirmations, a willingness to learn, and a good attitude are a plus. However, none of these attributes will help you grow your bank account unless you back them up with some action. To add to that, far too many people are plagued with bad financial habits as well. ...

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The meal planning schedule that will save you hundreds

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Food & Beverage Meal planning — we all have a general ideal of how it works, though a lot of us never bother to do it. But if you’re looking to eat healthier and save money, it’s one of the easiest things you can do. The most intimidating part of starting a meal plan can be ...

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