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10 Money-Saving Summer Budget Tips
It’s the official start of summer 2018, which makes it the perfect time to set a summer budget so you can avoid credit card debt and achieve your goals. Consolidated Credit offers 10 money-saving tips.
Cool DIY Tips for a Hot Summer Wedding
10 cool do-it-yourself tips for a hot summer wedding from destination wedding photography -- Pixan to help keep you, your guests and budget happy.
The Best Ways to Save Over 4th of July Weekend
Don't let 4th of July party plans blow up your in your face when it comes to your budget! We have the best ways to save over the holiday weekend.
Introduce Your Kids To The Family Business This Summer

If you own a business and have kids, hire them for the summer. Not only will it keep them occupied, it is a perfect opportunity to integrate them into the family business. Henry Hutcheson, president of Family Business USA outlines the valuable lessons they will learn.

Deals On BBQ Spices For Dad
Dads and grilling just go together, so in honor of Father's Day and the start of summer, we're featuring deals on BBQ spices that you can't afford to miss.
Summer Vacation Budget Tips

By Sijun Li The summer clock is ticking down! Before you know it the kids will be heading back to school and there is only a limited amount of time to have a family getaway. In this economy, it’s important to budget for everything, including vacations. Whether it be a night out or a weeklong […]

A fun and frugal Fourth of July bash
Save Money on Your Fourth of July Bash

If you’re hosting a 4th of July bash, we have some buzz on how you can throw a great party that doesn’t make your budget blow up in your face. Get helpful summer party planning tips so you can entertain in style without breaking the bank.

Simple ways to bring in extra cash this summer

By April Lewis-Parks The summer months are often the most expensive, as you plan vacations, weekend getaways, concerts and other outdoor events. Many people find themselves overextended during this time, and are left wondering how to cover the various activities they have planned without racking up credit card debt or dipping into their savings. In […]

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in July

The dealnews staff published more than 6,000 deals last July. Their team has compiled a “What to Buy in July” guide to help consumers spend their money wisely. The following article is written by Linda Sakraida, dealsnews Feature Director, with contributions from Louis Ramirez. Shop Independence Day Sales for In-Season Items The Fourth of July […]

Checking up on your summer finances

By Sijun Li Happy First Day of Summer! (And National Flip Flop Day!) Before running off to the beach to soak in some rays, make sure all your finances are in order to make your summer enjoyable and stress-free! According to TripAdvisor, 56 percent of U.S. adults plan to take a summer trip before July. […]

3 Ways to Stay Fit this Summer – for Free!

By Sijun Li Summer has just begun! To start your bright and sunny days on the right track, it’s important to exercise and be fit. The frugal friendly experts at Miss Money Bee have three ways to stay in shape without costing you a penny. One common problems people face when trying to cut back […]

Three financial tasks to carry out this summer

By:Sijun Li Summer marks the midway point of 2013, and there is no better time to do a quickly check-up on your financial progress. Typically, consumers spend more during the summer months on new clothing, road trips, vacations and outdoor events, so conducting a review of your money situation can not only help you make […]

Creative ways to travel on a budget

By: Sijun Li Travel season has arrived, and after a harsh winter of sitting in your cubicle wishing for sunshine, you can probably hear the ocean waves calling your name. The only problem: your limited travel budget. Few people feel gratified during the summer if they don’t take at least one vacation, be it a […]

Energy bills heat up with summer temperatures
Keeping Your Energy Bills Low this Summer
With temperatures on the rise for summer, you can expect your energy bills to increase as well, but these tips can help you keep utility costs low.
Developing a Summer Budget

By April Lewis-Parks The warm weather is starting to set in, and after a long winter season, you might already be planning an exotic getaway or compiling a list of fun summer events. Before you start making reservations and buying event tickets, there is one more pesky little detail to attend to: your budget. A […]

Shopping wisely for summer
Shopping Wisely Can Lead to Thousands in Savings
Summer costs can get pricey and wind up as credit card debt if you don't plan carefully. We offer tips on shopping wisely for summer to stay on budget.
Updating Your Wardrobe on a Budget

By April Lewis-Parks Summer clothes are flirty, fun and fabulous, but by the time Fall rolls around, you won’t be able to wear your Capri pants, sundresses and sandals. This is an ideal time to go through your closet and sort through clothes that you can do without or have not worn in a few […]

Summer wedding reception done in style
Summer Wedding Costs, How to be a Gracious Guest without Going Broke
Summer wedding costs can get expensive, including for your guests. We help wedding attendees be gracious without going broke on travel costs.
Get away on a stress-free vacation
5 Tips For An Affordable And Stress-Free Vacation
Vacations are meant to relax, but if you run up debt to getaway, the bills will be waiting when you return. We help you take a stress-free vacation.
Budgeting smart for a summer vacation
Budgeting During Summer Vacation
Looking to take a vacation this summer but you're worried about the cost? We offer some budgeting tips for summer vacation that can help you avoid debt.
Perfect Plan for a Summer Retreat

 By Courtney Hall Summer is right around the corner. The kids are off from school, the weather is sunny and warm and everyone is looking forward to a relaxing vacation. Summer has become almost synonymous with beaches and sunshine not to mention the hefty price tag. While planning a summer beach resort vacation may not […]

Creative Ways to Lower Your Credit Card Bill this Summer

 by April Lewis-Parks Being strapped down with credit card bills can create stress and make it more difficult to save money. In addition, heavy balances take away from your ability to use your money in more meaningful ways, such as booking a trip or taking part in a new activity or class. One of the […]

Top Money Saving Tips for the Summer

 by April Lewis-Parks The sunshine and warmth of the summer months seems to make people happier and allows them to enjoy outdoor activities. The summer season does not only benefit your physical and spiritual well-being it can also have a positive impact on your finances. Food Summer is prime season for buying great fruits and […]

Frugal ways to get ready for summer
Is Your Purse Ready for Summer?
As you get ready for summer, keep these three key financial budget-drainers in mind so you can prepare your budget to have debt-free fun in the sun.
4th of July parties in style
Ways to Save on 4th of July Parties
Celebrating Independence Day is a fun diversion during the summer, but an extravagant party can break the bank. We have tips for frugal 4th of July parties.
Summer savings tips for frugal fun
Super Summer Savings
It's time for some fun in the sun, but hot days don't have to overheat your budget. We have monthly tips for super summer savings to keep your budget cool.
Wedding planning that works for your budget
Money Smart Wedding Planning
A summer wedding can be a magical moment that you'll always treasure, but you have to be careful with your wedding planning strategy to avoid serious debt.