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Visit More Than 1,000 Museums This Saturday for FREE

From blasting off into space at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago to diving into the historical ruins of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., it's a museum lover's favorite time of the year, when you can get free admission for two people to over a thousand museums nationwide on Saturday, September 27th.

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Want To Save On School Supplies? Skip The Bundles

Like the holiday shopping season, back-to-school shopping seems to start a little earlier with each coming school year.

A recent poll of Brad's Deals shoppers found that 52% of consumer start their back-to-school shopping by Mid-July, and the National Retail Federation projects back-to-school shopping will hit $74.9 billion this year, a slight increase from 2013.

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National Hot Dog Day is 7/23: How To Get A Free Dog

The average American consumes 60 hot dogs a year, according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council. Yes, that's a real organization.

What hot dogs may lack in nutritional value is made up for with cultural significance. In the power rankings of Americana, hot dogs rank somewhere between baseball and apple pie. The founding fathers may not have intended it, but encased meats have carved out a small yet important niche in American history (never mind that they originated in Germany).

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The Trend Report: Splashy Swimwear

Ladies, we have a confession to make: Normally, we HATE swimwear shopping. Your run-of-the-mill body issues aside, we just can't help but wonder: How many variations on a few strips of lycra can there be?

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Beginner's Guide To Points And Miles Part 3: Promotions And Special Offers

In the first part of this beginner's guide, I introduced the concept of points and miles, and where they come from. In part two, I showed you how important credit cards can be to earning points and miles. Today, I want to show you how you can use promotions and other special offers to boost your your balances of points and miles.

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10 Expensive Things That Will Save You Money in the Long Run

Just because it’s the lower price, doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the best deal. When you’re factoring in what is and what isn’t a good deal, keep in mind what you’d be saving overall as well. Here are some examples of items that may cost more upfront but will save you money later on.

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16 Beach Vacations Your Family Can Afford

Ever feel like getting away just to sit in the sand, listen to the waves and relax in the sun? Of course you do! Do you also make a list of reasons why you can't plan a beach vacation, with the number one reason being that travel is so expensive? Here's a tip, plan a relaxing beach vacation somewhere close to home! We've broken down some of the best and most bang-for-your-buck beach vacations in each part of the U.S. Depending on where you live, there are affordable beach vacation options that will get your rear end in the sand without having to spend a fortune. 

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Celebrate 7-Eleven Day with 9 Days of Freebies!

Happy 7-Eleven Day! In the middle of summer, a cold drink can be an amazing treat. It's an even better treat when the drink is free. In honor of its birthday (it's turning 87!) a.k.a. 7-Eleven Day on 7/11/14, the convenience store is giving out freebies for nine days.

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Beginner's Guide To Miles And Points Part 2: Using Credit Cards

Last week, in Part 1 of this beginner's guide, I laid out exactly where points and miles come from, and what they are. Furthermore, I implored you to organize your accounts and set a modest goal for earning and spending miles on nice trip.

Today, I want to show you how credit cards have become one of the most popular way to earn miles and points, and how you can safely use them to reach your award travel goals.

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What Is Travel Insurance And Do I Need It?

Travel insurance, just like insurance for your health, car, and home, is protection from financial havoc while you’re traveling. Insurance plans can vary greatly depending on the location or locations you’re traveling to, the activities you’re planning to do, and the trip’s total cost. To help figure out if travel insurance is right for your trip, here is more on what it covers, how much it costs, and why you would or would not need it:

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