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in Travel, Traveling on a Budget

It’s Not So Bad! | How To Prepare For a Flight on Spirit Airlines

I know, I know.  Spirit airlines has THE worst reputation of any airline I can think of.  There are plenty of HILARIOUS reviews online, like this one and this one.  But when I found myself needing to fly down to Dallas for a weekend wedding, I could not bring myself to pass up the $116 round trip fare on Spirit, when the other more reputable airlines were charging $250+.   Here’s what I’m doing to try to navigate all the foolishness that comes with booking a flight on Spirit Airlines.

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in Finances

DIY Wedding: How We Got Married For Less Than $3000

So, you just got engaged.  Congratulations!  Now you’re faced with planning the wedding of your dreams.  Couples are spending more on weddings than ever before, with the average wedding costing $31,213 in 2015.  It can be easy to get caught up in all the wedding hype during this exciting time, and stress yourself out with all the options and costs associated with your day.  But wedding planning does not have to involve paying an arm and a leg for a fancy wedding and reception (unless you want it to)!  If you do a DIY Wedding, you can still have a beautiful day without a ton of stress and expenses.

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Keep Travel Budget Low
in Accruing Miles, Travel, Travel Hacks, Traveling on a Budget

5 Ways To Travel On A Budget

Of all the reasons people have given me for why they feel like they can’t travel, cost is almost always the top reason.  Yes, travel costs can indeed be super expensive — if you don’t put in the effort up front.  However, if you implement some good spending habits and do some research ahead of time, you can definitely cut a significant amount off of your total travel costs, and stay within your budget.

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