“We only have one earth, so we need to take care of her,” said Senator Gaylord Nelson from Wisconsin. He first started Earth Day on April 22nd, 1970 after witnessing a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California. His purpose was to force environmental protection onto the national political agenda and he succeeded. 20 million Americans demonstrated in parks, auditoriums, and streets to protest for a sustainable environment. By the end of 1970, The United States Environmental Protection Agency was created as a result of that first Earth Day, as well as the passing of the Clean Air, Clean Water, and Endangered Species Acts. Earth Day went global by 1990 and is still a strong movement today. Even though you may be on a budget, there are ways to go green and save green at the same time.
Are you dreaming of summer, warmer weather, and travel? Start planning your summer trip now to give yourself plenty of time to lay out and stick to your travel budget. Two of the best ways to save on summer travel are to drive instead of fly and camp instead of staying in a hotel room. This year, combine those two ideas to save lots of money and see some of the most spectacular sights the United States has to offer. Check out these three budget-friendly national parks that are perfect for your budget road trip.
Getting your tax refund is exciting, especially if you’ve waited a long time to receive it – and you probably already have something in mind that you’d like to buy with it. However, this year, instead of spending your entire tax refund all at once on a pair of new shoes, headphones, or a new computer, consider spending it responsibly. Using your tax refund towards debt or long term goals might be hard right now, but your future self will thank you.
Clothing is more than just a thing that we wear daily. Clothing is the way we express ourselves and tell the world a little bit about us. For those who love shopping, being on a budget doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your style. Getting creative and bargain-hunting while you shop on a budget means you can have the closet you want without overspending.
If you’re on a tight budget, planning a Spring Break vacation may seem impossible. However, using the 12 easy tips in this article, you can plan a budget Spring Break trip without worrying about overspending or breaking your financial plan for the rest of the year. Traveling doesn’t have to be expensive if you get creative, make a plan, and stick to your budget.