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Cool Tips For Summer Fun That Don’t Break The Bank

By Gail Cunningham When school let’s out every summer, the thoughts of children and families across the nation turn to fun-filled summer days. But rather than letting summer break the bank,  inexpensive activities can pass the sunny days with the children without missing a beat. Visit the local library. Most local libraries provide regular storytelling programs that provide an air-conditioned break that keeps even the youngest and oldest reader’s learning skills sharp. …Read More

Tips For A Fun Family Vacation
That Won’t Drain Your Bank Account

By Gail Cunningham With Memorial Day weekend upon us that means the unofficial start of summer. Summer can be one of the most expensive times of the year to travel – especially if you are on a tight budget. With gas prices higher than ever, and many destinations only offering peak season pricing, many families are struggling with the task of planning a fun vacation without putting a serious financial …Read More

Keep Costs Down on Getaways

Are you going away for Labor Day? Have fun, but remember that even little weekend adventures can get expensive fast. Here are some tips to help you cut everything loose except for the purse strings: • If your hotel parking lot is empty, try to negotiate a better rate or upgrade: a higher floor, a better view, a suite with a hot tub. Hotel staff are usually happy to do …Read More