Fall has arrived and that means cooler weather is soon its way -- a great time to get outdoors and enjoy some awesome scenery, food, music, and more. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of fun and affordable festivals in all 50 states that are sure to get the travel juices flowing. Speaking of travel, should the next trip involve renting a car, check out our guide on what to know before signing a rental contract. For those looking to stick close to home this fall, we offer easy home-improvement projects that make aging in place a bit simpler. With December holidays just around the corner, it’s not too soon to start thinking about gift-giving, so why not take a peek at our guide on how to make holiday shopping more affordable, along with our roundup of last-minute gifts worth keeping on hand just in case a special someone gets left off the list. Also new on the blog this week: Weight loss gimmicks to avoid, affordable skin care tips for younger looking skin, best cheap fall beers, and more.
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Never again be caught without a present for a special occasion -- just look for these go-to gifts all year and pick them up whenever you spot a deal.
Many consumers are looking for quick and easy ways to lose weight, but steer clear of products and advice that sound too good to be true.
Find out the best cheap coffee makers, as reviewed by Cheapism.com, including 12-cup, 5-cup, and single-serve coffee makers under $50.
It's never too early to prepare for the holiday shopping season. These tips can help you get gifts for everyone on your list without going over budget.
It's all too easy to damage skin without thinking and look older than you are. Here are some easy and low-cost ways to stop and even reverse signs of aging.
Many adults want to grow old in their own homes, and that often requires modifications. Here are 14 common fixes that help seniors remain independent.
Skiing and snowboarding are expensive sports, but programs from Colorado to California to New York can help reduce the financial outlay for frequent skiers.
Family fun doesn't have to end with summer. These fall festivals offer something for everyone, whether it's music, food, wine, scenery, or activities.
These dead-simple kitchen hacks solve a problem for frugal eaters: Boiling instant ramen on its own is just unhealthy and dull.
Learn how a car rental could get your credit card declined, and 24 more things drivers should know before signing out a vehicle short-term.
These 10 beer styles, which include porters, ales, and even a dessert beer, deliver rich, cool-weather flavor and drinkability at affordable prices.
From a 200-foot urban tower in Kansas to 7,825-foot Emory Peak in Texas, there's no shortage of stunning views in America to visit.
Beating the hackers who lock up computers and demand ransom can be cheap and even free. Here's how to take action before you become a victim.