Liz Weston NerdWallet Published 9:12 p.m. UTC May 25, 2018 The best way to save money at theme parks this summer is simple. Don’t go. Peak season means peak pricing. Admission discounts can be hard to find, and nearby hotels jack up their rates. Add in the always-inflated prices of food, souvenirs and parking, and you’re buying a pretty expensive day out. At the mega-parks operated by Disney and Universal, a family of four easily can spend $1,000 per day. If you’re determined to visit a theme park this summer, here’s how to rein in costs while keeping your sanity. And check out the new Cyborg Cyber Spin ride at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson in the video at the top of this story. Beware of too-good-to-be-true prices As prices rise, scam artists pounce, offering discounted tickets and “unused” passes for sale to those desperate for a bargain. Often what they’re selling is fake. Even if the passes are legitimate, they may be … [Read more...] about Theme parks: How to save money this summer
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(Family Features) Saving money – it’s one of the most challenging tasks people face month after month, year after year. However, a few simple rules and free personal finance apps can make it easier for you to stay on top of your spending and saving habits.Consider these simple steps for building up your savings and net worth: Track Your Spending HabitsIf you think you’re spending more than you should but aren’t sure exactly where to start trimming expenses, it can be a good idea to self-audit and see exactly where your money is going. There are multiple websites that can help you connect your accounts in one place and track your spending.Use Peer Pressure to Your AdvantageContrary to conventional wisdom, peer pressure doesn’t always have to be a bad thing. In fact, according to research conducted by the University of Chicago and the University of Maryland, peer pressure can actually help you cut back on unnecessary spending. The researchers studied the … [Read more...] about 5 Steps to Saving Money Easily
While some people may joke that having a partner depletes your bank account, there are certain benefits to being married or having a significant other. From something as major as a tax break to a saving on train fares, there's plenty of things you can do to save cash. Money Saving Expert has put together a list of tips on saving as a twosome. And you don't need to be married either - with a separate list of those not hitched. So just take a look at these advice below to see what you can take advantage of. Married Say 'I do' to a free £900 tax break There's an easy but under-publicised break that works if one is a basic-rate taxpayer and the other doesn't pay tax. You can get £238 for this year and £662 for the past three. State pension If one partner dies, the other may get a bigger state pension. What you get may vary but it's worth checking. Inheritance tax A surviving spouse is exempt from inheritance tax so when you die, you can leave unlimited amounts to a spouse … [Read more...] about How to save money as a couple, whether you’re married or not
If you have cellular service in the US, then there’s a good chance you’re on one of the big four carriers: AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, or T-Mobile. But what if I told you that you could save a significant amount of money without sacrificing coverage by switching to a smaller carrier with the same great service? While the “big four” essentially run the show when it comes to mobile, they’re not the only game in town. In fact, there are dozens of alternative providers out there, most of which actually run on the exact same networks, for a smaller price! They’re called “MVNOs”, or Mobile Virtual Network Operators, and they’re awesome. How MVNOs Work How exactly can they do this? An MNVO essentially “rents” access to another carrier’s network—sometimes even multiple carriers. In some cases, the host carrier actually owns the MVNO—for example, AT&T owns Cricket Wireless, Sprint owns Boost … [Read more...] about How to Save Money On Your Cellphone Bill with an MVNO
May 9, 2018 by ieyenews Leave a Comment 0 0 Bathroom renovations and remodeling are not cheap by any means; this is why it is important that you’ve set a budget during the planning stage of the project. While most fixtures can be expensive—especially those which are of the highest quality, it is important to shop wisely, be resourceful, and creative. Here are some tips on how you can make sure you won’t go over budget for your bathroom remodeling project: SOURCE: http://luxurycommercialbath.com/blog/how-to-save-money-on-your-bathroom-remodel-infographic/ … [Read more...] about How to save money on your bathroom remodel?