While watching the Emmys last night, pleased by a few of the victories earned by Showtime breakout series “Homeland”, I…
With times tough for so many of us, the thought of jetting off to an island paradise – or even just packing the family into the car and driving a few states over to a national park – probably sounds more ulcer-inducing than fun and relaxing. Who can afford it? But we all need some relaxing time off, so start thinking outside the box. Take a look around your neighborhood or city for fun things to do without the expense and hassle of travel. That’s right – start thinking about “staycations.” Here are a few ideas to get you started.
There are few things more fun than going to the movies for a showing of the hottest new film, bucket of popcorn in your lap and cold soda at your side. There are also few things more expensive than a night at the movies. Nowadays, a ticket can cost you upwards of 10 bucks a pop, and that’s before you even get to the concession stand, where you’re sure to drop another 20 big ones. Don’t let the hefty price tag keep you from enjoying the latest flick. Here’s how you can save some cash at the movies.
When you’re living on a tight budget, going out for a night on the town can seem like an extravagant expense, but it doesn’t have to be. There are many ways to cut back your spending but still enjoy a night of good food, drinks and dancing. So get ready to paint the town red while you save some green!