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Is Cheap Gas Worth the Trip? — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Travel, Savings Experiment, Gas Prices, Did You Know Driving around for cheap gas doesn’t always take your budget the extra mile. Here’s when you should make the trip. If you’re filling up you’re tank and saving 10 cents per gallon, it’s probably worth taking the detour. However, if you’re only filling up the tank half way, and prices ...

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This Trick May Help You Save on Your Next Flight — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Travel, Did You Know Did you know that your browsing history can affect your travel budget? Many travel sites store your browsing information and, in some cases, your zip code, too. Depending on how many times you’ve searched for the same fare, or if you’re browsing from an affluent area, sites can raise prices accordingly. So, how can ...

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Home-Run Savings at the Stadium — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Music & Entertainment No matter which sport or teams you’re rooting for, going to the big game can mean big costs. Luckily, there are a few ways to go to the stadium without forfeiting your savings. First, buying food at the game can quickly eat up your cash. Most concession items are overpriced, and believe it or not, ...

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When to Book Thanksgiving Travel — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Travel, Savings Experiment Thanksgiving is the perfect holiday to go home and spend time with your family. Unfortunately, that also means it’s one of the busiest and most expensive times of the year to travel in the U.S. Thankfully, there are some ways for you to fly home without gobbling up your savings. First, when it comes to ...

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Repair Your Clothes to Save — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Did You Know There are ways you can save your damaged clothes and your cash. Try these quick and easy tips to keep your wallet full. If you’ve got water, salt or snow damage on your leather boots, just dip a soft-bristled toothbrush in white vinegar and gently rub the problem area. The stain will be ...

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Surprisingly Freezable Foods — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Food & Beverage, Did You Know Your freezer is the key to taking your food beyond its expiration date in a safe an easy way. It also helps to save you big bucks in the long run. To freeze everyday foods like fresh herbs, all you have to do is put them in the freezer, side ...

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Veggies You Can Grow Anywhere — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Savings Experiment, Home & Garden, Did You Know View Poll The cost of fresh produce can add up quickly, but you can easily grow your own vegetables without spending a dime. Here’s how to save some cash by growing your own greens right in your kitchen. For example, green onions give an extra kick to almost any dish, ...

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Is Travel Insurance Necessary? — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Travel, Savings Experiment View Poll Every time you book a flight, hotel or rental car, the same question always pops up: Should you get travel insurance? Here are a few things to consider before you spend the extra cash. First and foremost, watch out for duplicate coverage. Always check with your health insurer, as well as your homeowners, ...

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Save on Gifts That Keep on Giving — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Travel, Savings Experiment View Poll If you tend to procrastinate, you probably still have some people to shop for this holiday season. Well, here are a few gifts that are not only thoughtful, they’ll keep on giving, all year long. If you know someone who loves the arts, a membership to the American Alliance of Museums ...

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Save on Last Minute Hotel Rooms — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Travel, Savings Experiment, Did You Know When traveling during the holidays, booking last minute could save you a bundle. The Christmas season is notoriously expensive for travelers, but not if you know when to buy. Specifically, you can get great deals on hotels. Unlike airlines, hotels are at most only 65 percent full around this time of year. ...

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