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Budget Hack: DIY Fall Décor

Budget Hack: DIY Fall Décor

As we work our way through August, summer is slowly fading into fall. Temperatures are cooling and it’s almost time to start drinking cider, carving pumpkins, and raking leaves. During autumn, it’s fun to make the inside of your home feel as festive as the leaves outside, and decorating your house doesn’t have to mean spending a lot of money. You can save cash by getting creative making your own Fall décor this year. We’ve got some ideas below to help get your creativity going!

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Budget Holiday: Labor Day Grill Out

Budget Holiday: Labor Day Grill Out

Labor Day is usually viewed as the last hurrah of the summer, and a grill-out is the perfect way to celebrate the transition between seasons. If you’re planning to use your three day weekend to host a party, follow the tips in this article to make sure you don’t go over-budget. You can throw an awesome Labor Day grill out without breaking the bank or overspending.

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Fall Travel: 5 Most Affordable U.S. Cities to Vacation In

Fall Travel: 5 Most Affordable U.S. Cities to Vacation In

If you’ve got the travel itch, but you’ve also got a small travel budget, don’t give up. There are plenty of ways you can stretch your budget to make your getaway the best yet. Whether you’re going on a quick weekend getaway, opting for a staycation, or going on a big family vacation, creativity is the key to having a great time without breaking the bank. To help you plan, we’ve got 5 of the most affordable U.S. cities to vacation in below.

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Don’t-Miss Fall Festivals

Don’t-Miss Fall Festivals

As summer’s greenery gives way to the colorful leaves of fall, we’re gearing up for all of the great festivals that come with the season. Autumn wouldn’t be complete without apple-picking, corn mazes, and pumpkin patches, and we can’t wait to put on our sweaters and enjoy the cooler weather. If you live in Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, or South Carolina, read on for the most popular, don’t-miss fall festivals in each state.

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10 Easy Ways to Save Money Today

10 Easy Ways to Save Money Today

Are you saving money up for a big vacation? Do you want to build your savings account but don’t feel you have extra money? Saving money seems a lot less daunting when you do it just a little bit at a time – and even small amounts will add up before you know it. You can make these ten simple changes in your life to start saving money today.

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