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Graduation: Throwing a Budget Graduation Bash

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  • "Save Money"
  • Educational

Graduation is a huge milestone in your child’s life. What better way to commemorate this accomplishment than with a graduation party? Celebrating with your closest friends and family is a great way to show your child how proud you are of them, whether it be for college or high school. Need party ideas that won’t break the bank? Throw a budget party using our tips below! 
 

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Mother’s Day: Priceless Gifts for Mom

  • "Save Money"
  • Holidays

Your mom is special to you. She’s the one who raised you and spent countless hours making sure you had everything you needed to build a solid foundation for life. Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show her how much you care and how much she means to you, but buying gifts can get expensive and break your budget. If you’re living paycheck-to-paycheck with little-to-no room for shopping, don’t worry. You can still show mom how much she means to you with these priceless Mother’s Day Gifts. 

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Travel Tips to Save Money this Summer

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  • Vacation
  • Travel

Summer is a popular season to travel. Kids are out of school, the weather is prime for laying on the beach, and road trips are not hindered with snowy conditions. Just because it is a popular time to go, doesn’t mean you have to break the bank to do it! Read our travel tips before you book your next vacation to stay within your travel budget.  

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Win $500 with the Great AmeriCash Loans Giveaway

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  • Giveaway
  • "Giving Back To The Community"
  • Events

What would you do with an extra $500? Pay off your credit cards? Travel on a vacation? Go on a shopping spree? Now, if you live in Illinois, you have a chance to find out what it feels like to have an additional $500 in your bank account. Just enter the Great AmeriCash Loans Giveaway each month for your opportunity to win big!

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Spring Budget: Preparing for Seasonal Expenses

  • "Save Money"
  • Educational

It is finally spring time! The weather is warmer, you can let the fresh breeze into your home and the feeling of opportunity is in the air. After being in hibernation all winter, you can finally get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine. But, with the changing of the seasons comes other responsibilities. Spring is a season to get things done. After all, “spring cleaning” is a popular phrase for a reason.  Is your budget ready for the expenses that may come with the changing weather, or do you need an installment loan to get you through? 
 

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How to Plant a Garden and Keep Some Green

  • "Save Money"
  • Educational

One of spring’s most treasured and budget-friendly activities is planting a garden. When you plant a garden, you not only get to spend time outside in the warming weather, but you also save money on fresh, organic vegetables. Spending a little money to start your garden will pay off tenfold when you harvest, saving you money that you’d usually spend at the grocery store. Before you start your planting, consider the budget gardening tips in this article.

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How to Avoid a Cash Advance Scam

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

A cash advance scam occurs when a scammer offers you money with the intent of taking a lot of yours. Some scammers can be convincing, especially if you have previously been in debt or applied for a cash loan at some point in your life. Cash advance scams affect thousands of people every year. Use our guide below to avoid becoming a victim of these scams and how to report them if you come across one. 

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10 Harmless (and Nearly-Free) April Fools’ Pranks

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  • Holidays

Everyone in the US knows what April Fools’ day is, but no one can tell you exactly how it became a holiday. With several origin stories ranging in subject, the first day of April is shrouded in mystery. Some believe the day used to signal the new year before being changed to January 1st. Those who still used the old calendar were fooled by the date. Others say that since it used to signal the new year, it became a happy time that evolved into pranking. 
No matter what you believe, April Fools’ is still prime time for pranking your friends and family. The best pranks are funny, but also harmless and inexpensive. Here are some free or almost free pranks you can execute using things you already have around the house!
 

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AmeriCash Loans, Jammin’ 98.3, and Two Men and a Truck Partner for Mother’s Day Donation Drive in Milwaukee

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  • "Giving Back To The Community"
  • Events

While a lot of moms are being showered with gifts on Mother’s Day and spending time with their families, some are less fortunate. We believe every Mom should be celebrated on Mother’s Day, regardless of their circumstance. That is why we have teamed up with Jammin’ 98.3 and Two Men and a Truck for their 11th annual Movers for Moms campaign to host five donation events at our AmeriCash Loans locations in Milwaukee.  Help make the lives of some less-fortunate mothers easier by participating in Two Men and a Truck's Movers for Moms donation drive! All you have to do is bring essential care items to any of the locations at the times and dates listed below.

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