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07.18.11

Alternative and Affordable Entertainment

Alex Gutow

Entertainment can often be the downfall of many budgets. When you think about going out, many people assume that means dinner and a movie, which can get expensive. However, there are plenty of options out there to keep you entertained without breaking the bank. Here are seven affordable ways to spend the day. Frisbee Golf Image Source This relatively new

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07.14.11

Make Your Dollar Go the Distance on Vacation

Erik Chang

While the dollar may not be as strong as it used to be, there are still plenty of places where you can still come out ahead while on vacation, even in the United States. Check out our list of some amazing vacation destinations that won’t empty your wallet. click to enlarge Use the code below to embed this Infographic: Source:

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06.30.11

Best Credit Cards to Use When Traveling Abroad

Stan Reybern

With summer in full swing, many of us are packing up our bags and jet-setting around the world. Before you take off though, keep in mind that your credit card might be costing you more than you thought with foreign transaction fees. Below are BillShrink’s picks for the best cards to use while traveling that won’t affect your travel budget

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07.08.09

15 Wallet Fattening Gas Tips for the Summer

David Tu

As summer continues to chug along, your plans for road trips may be slightly hampered by the usual rise of gasoline prices during the summer.  Here’s a quick list of 15 ways you can keep fuel economy optimal during a season of weekend getaways and road trips.

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