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Guide to Wisconsin Summerfest

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Gear up and get ready to rock out with your friends at the self-proclaimed "world's largest music festival," Wisconsin's Summerfest. Held every year from late June to early July (June 26 to July 8 in 2019), Summerfest electrifies Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee for more than 10 days of action. Before you buy your tickets, use this guide to learn all details.

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Free Neighborhood Festivals in Illinoi

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Don't have the money to go out, but want to have some fun this weekend? No problem! Whether you're into music, family fun, art, pets, or a little of everything, there's something for everyone at free festivals. Here are some yearly neighborhood festivals in Chicago that are free and entertaining!

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Festivals in New Mexico

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Are you searching for the best festivals in New Mexico? Look no farther. These are the pick of the lot, so bring your friends and get ready to save money while having fun!

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8 Toys You’ll Remember, at Prices you May Not

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On average, American’s spent about $940 on holiday gifts in 2017 and it is expected to rise for 2018. The highest ever spending was in 2001 with Americans spending $1,052 on Christmas gifts. The price of Christmas has changed throughout the years, but how much exactly? We put together a list of popular Christmas gifts and items that have dramatically changed in price over the years.  

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Bargain Shop for New Clothes this Fall

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  • "Save Money"
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Fall has always been a time that your parents buy you new clothes for back to school shopping. As adults, the urge to buy new clothes in the fall is still programmed into our brains. The bad news is that now we are supposed to pay for it ourselves. Not fair. The good news is that we found tips and tricks for you to be the ultimate bargain shopper this season! Stick to your budget while still keeping up with fashion trends. 

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Cheap One Pot Recipes for Fall

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As fall approaches and the days get shorter, staying in and eating a home-cooked meal sounds more appealing than going out. Plus, it’s that time to start eating some cheaper food to save money for the holidays! Cooking at home doesn’t have to be difficult or use a lot of dishes. We rounded up these one-pot recipes for some great fall recipe inspiration.

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The Best Fall Festivals in the Midwest

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  • Wisconsin
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Summer gets all of the credit for having the best festivals, but what about fall? The people who live in the Midwest generally experience short summers and like to stretch out outdoor activities as long as possible. That’s why there are so many fall festivals! Sure the temperatures aren’t as warm as summer, but it’s still not cold enough to keep Midwesterners inside. Check our CreditBox’s list of the best fall festivals to enjoy before winter hits! 

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Biking: The Budget Friendly Transportation Alternative

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If you don’t own a bike already, it might be time to think about making the investment, or at least using your local bike share service. Not only is it a cheap mode of transportation that can help you stay in budget, but it is also good for you! Check out more reasons below you should consider biking as an alternate mode of transportation. 

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Earn Extra Money with Summer Side Jobs

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For college kids out of school for three months or taking classes part time, summer is the perfect opportunity to take up a side job to earn extra money. There’s a wide variety of side jobs to fit every set of skills and interests, and some won’t even feel like work. To earn extra money on evenings or weekends, consider the four side jobs in this article.

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The Wedding of Your Dreams – On a Budget

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Congratulations! You’ve found the person you want to spend forever with. For the two of you, your wedding day will be one of the most important and memorable days in your entire life. You want it to be perfect. Sometimes, your beautiful wedding vision and the reality of your wedding budget don’t fit together. However, using a little creativity and prioritization, you can still have the wedding of your dreams without putting yourself into debt.

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