Fly for Fewer Dollars

How to Book Airfare for Cheap

In 2013, Americans spent around $621.4 billion on leisure traveling to engage in activities like visiting relatives, shopping, visiting friends, fine dining and beaches.1 Traveling is an important and formative experience that Americans enjoy taking advantage of annually. However, it can get a little pricey when it comes to booking […]

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Transportation Tidbits: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Choosing a Travel Method for Summer Vacation

If you’re thinking about taking a summer vacation, now is the time to start planning. When choosing your mode of transportation, you’ll want to consider cost, speed, reliability, safety, and perhaps even your impact on the environment. So we’ve compiled some travel tips and transportation statistics — some of which […]

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Financially friendly family vacations

5 Family Trips that Won’t Break the Bank

Vacations are a wonderful way for you and your family to explore and have fun, but they almost always come with a cost. Thankfully, with careful planning and research, the cost can be minimized. One of the surest ways to make sure a vacation remains budget-friendly is by choosing a […]

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5 Steps to Garden Success

The 5 “P”s of Gardening

Growing a garden can be a very rewarding experience, but it’ll take a bit of research and preparation before you can reap the fruits (and vegetables) of your labor. Follow these five steps as a basic primer to get you ready. 1. Plan When it comes to gardening, placement is almost […]

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Spring Cleaning DIY

5 Recipes for Homemade Cleaners

Conventional cleaning products can contain unsafe chemicals, but fortunately they’re not the only option to brighten your home this spring. You can make a variety of household cleaners with non-toxic natural ingredients that are safer and cheaper to use — and they clean just as well. These recipes will allow […]

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Own Your PTO

How to Use Vacation Days Wisely

Americans took less vacation time in 2013 than at any point in the past four decades, according to a recent survey released by the U.S. Travel Association. The same study showed that 41% planned to leave at least some of their paid time off unused. Both of these results are […]

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