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The Best Waterparks in Your Area

  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • "South Carolina"
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin
  • Educational

One of the best parts about summer is the weather, but sometimes it can get too hot. What better way to cool off than at a waterpark with friends and family? They are affordable, fun, and a great way to enjoy the summer weather before it ends. Check out AmeriCash Loan’s list of the best waterparks in Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, and South Carolina.

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4 Reasons to Work for AmeriCash Loans in Illinois

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  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • "South Carolina"
  • Wisconsin
  • Educational

You already know that it is easy, fast, and convenient to get extra bucks from AmeriCash Loans, but have you ever thought about working for us? If you are looking for a great full-time job in Illinois, our locations throughout the Chicagoland area all hiring experienced and friendly Customer Service Representatives. Not sure if a job at AmeriCash Loans is right for you? We’ve got four reasons to help convince you.

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7 Backyard Activities to Keep Kids Busy this Summer

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  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Summer means that kids are out of school and it is up to you to entertain them. It can be hard finding affordable summer activities to keep them busy during those three months, but you don’t have to go far or spend a lot of money. All you have to do is walk out your back door for some backyard fun!

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Cheap, Homemade Green Ice Cream Treats

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  • Educational

National Ice Cream Day is Saturday, July 15th. No matter your favorite flavor, it’s a great day to celebrate by eating the frozen dessert. We wanted to keep it green, so we found 5 green ice cream recipes that you’re sure to love. The ingredients are all affordable, so making these green ice creams will keep green in your wallet, too.

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Budget Parenting: Summer at Home Vs. Daycare

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  • Educational

The Daycare vs. Stay-at-Home debate is one that has existed for a long time. With kids out of school for summer, you’ll have the choice to either put them in daycare or keep them at home. There are social and financial pros and cons to both, making this a difficult decision for parents on a budget.  In this article, we’ve taken a look at the pros and cons of both daycare and staying at home for your kids and for your wallet.

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Graduation: Throwing a Budget Graduation Bash

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  • Educational

Graduation is a huge milestone in your child’s life. What better way to commemorate this accomplishment than with a graduation party? Celebrating with your closest friends and family is a great way to show your child how proud you are of them, whether it be for college or high school. Need party ideas that won’t break the bank? Throw a budget party using our tips below! 
 

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Spring Budget: Preparing for Seasonal Expenses

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  • Educational

It is finally spring time! The weather is warmer, you can let the fresh breeze into your home and the feeling of opportunity is in the air. After being in hibernation all winter, you can finally get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine. But, with the changing of the seasons comes other responsibilities. Spring is a season to get things done. After all, “spring cleaning” is a popular phrase for a reason.  Is your budget ready for the expenses that may come with the changing weather, or do you need an installment loan to get you through? 
 

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How to Plant a Garden and Keep Some Green

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  • Educational

One of spring’s most treasured and budget-friendly activities is planting a garden. When you plant a garden, you not only get to spend time outside in the warming weather, but you also save money on fresh, organic vegetables. Spending a little money to start your garden will pay off tenfold when you harvest, saving you money that you’d usually spend at the grocery store. Before you start your planting, consider the budget gardening tips in this article.

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How to Avoid a Cash Advance Scam

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  • Educational

A cash advance scam occurs when a scammer offers you money with the intent of taking a lot of yours. Some scammers can be convincing, especially if you have previously been in debt or applied for a cash loan at some point in your life. Cash advance scams affect thousands of people every year. Use our guide below to avoid becoming a victim of these scams and how to report them if you come across one. 

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Kids & Money: Early Financial Habits to Build

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  • Educational

From the time that your child begins learning to count, they can also begin learning healthy money habits for their future. Learning financial responsibility is just as important in a person’s life as learning to read and write, and starting early will help your child cement those good money habits. Even if you haven’t always had good financial sense, you can use the tips in this article to help your child learn to think about and handle money successfully, ensuring a bright and stress-free financial future.

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