Parking is $5, and you may need to pay admission (see the previous blog entry), but once you’re in, free family entertainment is at every turn!
If you have some flexibility in your schedule during fair week (Aug. 24 – Sept. 2), here are a few ways you might qualify to get through the gate at no cost:
Headed to the Champlain Valley Fair?
With a little pre-planning, you can spin yourself (or your kids) silly without breaking the bank.
Here are my top four suggestions:
Welcome to summer! It’s a perfect season to shift into a more relaxed gear, schedule in some fun, and catch up on reading a few good books. The tricky part may be deciding what to read.
Here are a few of my recent, renewed favorite books in the career and life book categories:
Your credit score can affect your life in many ways. It follows you around – influencing where you live, how much you can buy, and even what car you drive. It makes sense to keep your score as high as possible and work to improve it when you can.
I have both cards in my wallet. Which one should I use? And does it really matter?
It depends. Different cards offer all kinds of features, but here’s some general information about what you can typically expect:
Ignoring the dangers of impulsive financial decisions can be tempting. You’ve heard the financial advisors’ warnings … Save for emergencies. Save for retirement. Save for large purchases. But if you’re barely getting by, making any real headway can feel as likely as surviving an extinction event. So, if you ever feel like money management is just a big tar pit waiting to suck you in, here’s some inspiration gleaned from three of Hollywood’s most recognized dinosaurs:
Summer! Time to celebrate long days full of activities. But summer can also do a number on your wallet if you’re not careful. Here’s some quick tips to keep some extra jingle in your shorts pockets!
Most of us are much better at spending than saving. Maybe that’s why almost half of Americans can’t cover an unexpected expense of $500 or less. Here are a few easy ways to build your own savings in ways that only hurt a little now, and feel really good in the future.