8 Budget Tips for Summer Savings

Sticking to a budget during the summer can be a challenge. Coworkers in new summer clothes and friends gallivanting out on exciting weekend getaways may tempt you to head to the mall or book a trip that you can’t really afford. It’s a disappointing to have to turn down invitations to parties, dinners, and trips. So in addition to using your Kaiku Card to limit the amount you can spend at a given time, try some of these tips to save money and have fun on a budget this summer.

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3 Historic Cities to Visit for 4th of July Weekend

The Fourth of July is traditionally a time for family and friends to get together, barbecue, and watch fireworks. It’s the one day out of the year when people express their patriotism for the nation, taking full pride in being American. If you’re thinking of changing up your traditional barbecue routine this year, and looking to learn more about the history of the United States, there are several cities that lead the pack.

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4 Unlikely, Amazing Summer Vacation Destinations

Whether you are in the midst of planning your next vacation, or you just need to do a little reconnaissance for your next big trip, you are in luck. Lonely Planet, the travel guide publisher and authority on “all things travel,” has compiled a list of the hottest places to visit this year, and there are definitely some new and exciting surprises on the list that will get you checking your air mile points.

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How To Plan a Budget-Friendly Summer Road Trip

Summer road trips allow you to take a break from work without jeopardizing your budget. Even if you don’t have your own set of wheels, you can plan a trip with friends who own vehicles or rent a vehicle. Road tripping with a group saves money because expenses can get split evenly when it comes to gas, the rental car, and accommodations. Here are some other tips to prepare for the ultimate summer road trip.

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