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Save Money this Halloween by Throwing a Halloween Party on the Cheap

  • Budget
  • "Save Money"
  • Holidays

Halloween is one of the most fun holidays to celebrate, but can get a little pricey. Especially with Thanksgiving and Christmas following so closely after, October is prime time to be saving money for those holidays. Have fun this year by throwing your own cheap Halloween party with our tips below!

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Bargain Shop for New Clothes this Fall

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  • Refer-A-Friend
  • "Save Money"
  • Community

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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  • "Save Money"
  • Community

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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Budget Travel: The Best Places to Visit in the Fall for an Affordable Vacation

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  • "New Mexico"
  • Vacation
  • Travel

Just because summer is coming to an end, doesn’t mean it’s the end of your vacation time for the rest of the year. In fact, some places are even better for fall travel than they would be in the summer! The temperatures might be too hot in the summer, but just right in the fall. Better yet, you will find cheaper flights and hotel accommodations because fall is generally an off-peak travel time.  Have something to look forward to as school starts up again and the weather turns colder by booking one of these affordable vacation destinations that are sure to fit into your travel budget. 

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Back to School: Budget-Friendly Tips for Buying College Supplies

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  • "Save Money"
  • Educational

Summer is almost over and it’s time to go back to school. Whether this is your first year shopping for college supplies or your last, it is still a huge expense that you may or may not have made a budget for. Keep reading for our tips on how to save money this year before going back to school. After all, there is already too many things to be stressed out about as it is! Don’t add shopping for college supplies to the list. 

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Biking: The Budget Friendly Transportation Alternative

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  • "Save Money"
  • Community

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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The Wedding of Your Dreams – On a Budget

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  • Wedding
  • Community

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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Budget Travel: Off the Beaten Path Destinations

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  • Vacation
  • Travel

Having the travel bug can be tough if you’re trying to maintain a budget or if you’re living paycheck to paycheck. However, if you’re careful with your planning and saving, you can venture out and enjoy the world. One of the best ways to make travel and vacations more affordable is to travel to destinations that are a little off the beaten path. Because demand for airfare and hotel rooms is overall lower, the rates will be better. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy destinations with less crowds and a lower cost of living. We’ve picked four of our favorite off-the-beaten-path destinations for your budget travel plans.

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Sneaky Expenses: Top 6 Budget-Breakers

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  • "Save Money"
  • Finance

Do you feel like you are living paycheck to paycheck? Do you create a budget only for it to be busted by the end of the month? It could be you are spending money on things you aren’t even aware of. See below for CreditBox’s list of sneaky expenses that could be being taken out of your bank account right under your nose! Once you are aware, you can start to save money.  

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Grocery Shopping on a Budget: Farmer’s Market vs. Grocery Store

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  • "Giving Back to the Community"
  • Shopping
  • Community

Most people go to their local grocery store to do their grocery shopping, often not thinking of their other options. Farmer’s Markets can be found in almost any town and are often overlooked as the more expensive choice. Which establishment is the better alternative for your grocery budget and lifestyle? We did the research so you don’t have to!

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