Nothing says summer like an epic, cross-country road trip with your closest friends or family. However, between fuel, attractions, and food, a road trip can get expensive, fast. With the simple tips in this article, you can still go on your summer road trip, but you’ll stay under budget and avoid paying for the trip for the rest of the year.
Nevada, known as “The Silver State,” “The Sagebrush State,” and the “Battle Born State,” entered into statehood on October 31, 1864 as the 36th state to join the Union. People tend to associate Nevada with Las Vegas, but there are many other interesting cities and attractions in the state. Whether you’re visiting to gamble a bit, see the city sights, or explore Nevada’s vast array of outdoor attractions, you can take a fun-filled vacation without breaking your budget. Check out the complete guide to Nevada budget travel below to fill your trip with free or next to free fun.
College tuition and housing are expensive on their own, but going back to school has lots of costs that aren’t always apparent up front. Thinking and planning for these hidden expenses beforehand will help you stay on track with your budget and graduate with less student debt. One of the hidden expenses of going back to school is buying textbooks. Textbooks are much more expensive than regular books, and if each of your classes requires multiple books, the cost can add up before you know it. In this article, we have four tips on saving money on textbooks.
Summer is the perfect time to catch up on your reading. If you’re traveling, sitting by the pool, or just relaxing at home, reading is a great alternative to staring at a phone or tablet screen. You can even listen to audiobooks while you drive to work or on a long road trip. Plus, you can read all kinds of books that help you improve your life. We’ve added these five books to our AmeriCash Loans summer reading list because they’re sure to make you more financially savvy.
Buying more than you need to save money seems like a counterintuitive notion, but sometimes buying in bulk can be the smartest way to shop. When you buy in bulk, you’re typically paying less per item that if you bought them separately. Plus, buying bulk saves you from using gas to go to the store because you’ll go far less often.