A new analysis of credit card spending shows a big increase at movie theaters, theme parks and golf courses.
The average American family spends $2,500 a year on entertainment. Here are 19 ways to substantially reduce those costs.
The average tab is now $1,078. Yes, really. But it doesn't have to be.
Daily deal sites can mean innovative, inexpensive outings -- and sometimes you can get a discount on your discount.
The week ahead will signal if the market has peaked or is just taking a breather. Earnings from Lennar, Walgreen and Paychex will help answer the question. So will reports on pending home sales and Chicago Purchasing Managers Index.
Trade in My Coke Rewards points for movie tickets, magazines, gift cards, electronics and other goodies. Or just get more soda.
A Michigan moviegoer's lawsuit over the high cost of food and drinks at theater concessions has put a spotlight on a favorite consumer gripe.
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