Labor Day Weekend is just a few weeks away, which means there is still plenty of time to go on a last minute, wallet friendly summer vacation. With several planning resources available, you will see that time is not of the essence when it comes to vacation planning.
According to the National Retail Federation, families in America spent an average of $630.36 per child on back-to-school needs like electronics, clothing, and school supplies in 2015. That’s 42% more than families spent a decade ago! With costs increasing, follow these 4 easy tips to graduate this year’s back-to-school shopping season with an A+.
With wedding season in full swing, how much consideration have couples really given to the rising costs associated with the big day? When the time comes to plan their wedding, many couples may be surprised, as a recent study completed by The Knot (a wedding planning website) found that for the fifth year in a row, the average price for a wedding increased by 4.6% to $32,641 in 2015. This national average is actually just a fraction of the average cost of weddings in the Northeast. New York City, on average, is the most expensive place to tie the knot; couples pay a whopping $82,299! Northern and Central New Jersey couples open up their wallets as well, with the average cost topping $55,000 on their wedding day.
It’s finally prom season – the rite of passage for upperclassmen in high schools all across the country. With respect to costs for the big night, though, there is some good news as well as bad news.
After the winter holidays and Mother’s Day, there is no other holiday that Americans spend more on than Valentine’s Day. Undeniably, it has a considerable impact on our economy Continue reading “Valentine’s Day 2016: By the Numbers & 5 Money-Saving Tips”
Regardless of Which Team has the Edge, Your Wallet is Sure to Win
Procrastinators rejoice! Although Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos is just days away now, there is still time to plan a fun party for you and your guests without making it an expensive one. Continue reading “5 Money-Saving Tips for Your Super Bowl Party”