According to BLS statistics, roughly five cents of every dollar you earn goes to keeping you and your family entertained throughout the month. It may not be the biggest expense in your budget, but overspending on entertainment can easily throw your finances out of whack and cut cash flow you need for savings. Here’s what you need to do to maintain control.
Articles tagged with entertainment:
September 7, 2016 | Dori Zinn
How much does it cost you to see your NFL home team take the field? Not all football stadiums are created equal.
July 18, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The latest craze in mobile gaming can teach as much as it entertains.
July 14, 2016 |
Our office is going crazy for Pokemon Go too! We can’t believe all the stuff that’s happening in the news!
July 14, 2016 | Stefanie Hochstadter
Nintendo stock jumped 25% in Tokyo on Monday due to the launch of the app last week, and the game is absolutely on fire. Does it have any appeal to you, and do you think it’s safe? Please share your opinion in the comments below.
June 23, 2016 | Michelle Bryan
Which Pretty Little Liar handles money like you do?
May 17, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Finally, a catchy song about student loan debt.
January 13, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wants to know how to shut up her boyfriend about her lottery habit. Howard sees a bigger problem.
January 29, 2015 | Jess Miller
Sure, you just watch it for the commercials. But the Super Bowl has some pretty fascinating money stats, too.
December 8, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Here’s how to spend just the right amount — and make sure no one does anything stupid.
December 3, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A husband and wife fight over how to spend their money to make money.
November 6, 2014 | Jessica Williams
Free prizes for kids and a free kitchen for adults? Even Disney veterans don’t know about some of these hidden freebies.
September 25, 2014 | Jess Miller
You know these names — but we bet you didn’t know about their debts.
September 11, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
Polls from this week with results that just don’t add up.
August 28, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Here are some ideas to cool off at work without getting in trouble — and how to make up for that lost productivity later.
August 12, 2014 | Emily Bloch
Find your dream Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle toy and we just might buy it for you.
August 1, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
Will the term “student loan crisis” become a presidential campaign issue in 2016?
July 25, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Why your excuses for not starting a business suck, how to save at Disney, and who has the best food trucks.
July 10, 2014 | Meghan Stewart
There’s a certain art to getting good art without taking on bad debt.
June 24, 2014 | Stefanie Hochstadter
Win $50 for shouting one word on a YouTube video.
June 16, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
In EPCOT, you can eat gourmet, drink top-shelf, and not blow your budget.
June 12, 2014 | Meghan Stewart
Forget the hefty price tag for a garden-variety getaway, we help you staycation in style!
June 9, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
They’re smarter and wealthier than you are.
June 5, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
From headphones to hockey tickets to home healthcare, everything is suddenly costing more today than it did last year.
April 24, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
A lot of them involve free stuff. Time to get a library card.
April 9, 2014 | Dylan Bouscher
Most of us are sneaking in food to save money at the theater, but here are a few other tips.
January 30, 2014 | Dylan Bouscher
Super Bowl XLVIII tickets are the cheapest in 12 years, but flights, hotels, and MetLife Stadium parking spaces are more expensive than ever.
January 29, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
More people buy a TV around the Super Bowl than any other time of year. Here are the basics to get your money’s worth.
January 13, 2014 | Dylan Bouscher
Some of the best restaurants cook food in old bank vaults, others have no walls between the kitchen and customers. But how much will dinner cost?
December 23, 2013 | Monica Victor
Make the most of your voyage by learning from my experience, and find out the cool things happening in 2014.
November 6, 2013 | Meghan Stewart
There’s an art to making your vacation budget stretch as far as possible — especially when it comes to booking the best hotel possible. So can you get a unique boutique hotel experience for the same amount you’d spend on a room through a corporate chain?
October 30, 2013 | Meghan Stewart
If you’re looking for a way to avoid a cookie-cutter decorating style without breaking the bank paying for original artwork, then art festivals are the way to go. We look at the Top 50 Art Fairs list and offer our top tips on how to shop effectively at art fairs without breaking the bank.
September 13, 2013 | Michael Koretzky
Scooby Doo turns 44 today! Think everyone’s favorite cartoon dog is just for those darn kids? Think again. We mark the Scooby’s big day with the five financial lessons you can take away from America’s favorite Great Dane. See what you can learn before you get back to meddling with your money.