When we first moved to Southern California from Upstate New York, we decided to put ourselves on a strict budget. Back then, we were a family of five with another on the way. We had some idea how to budget and buy only what we need, but SoCal ended up being more expensive. We kept our rent under our BAH, so we were a little ahead, but we quickly learned a few things to help save. There are three very expensive necessities in SoCal: water, milk and gas. SAVING IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Fill up on base . It’s worth waiting in line for $.10 under gas stations out in town. Grocery shop at the Commi... read more
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Disney World on a budget is possible. If you haven't been to Walt Disney World yet now is the time to go! The military deals in Orlando are fantastic and you can do this on a budget. #1 Find A Place To Call Home The first thing you need is a place to call home while you are visiting The Happiest Place on Earth. The Armed Forces Vacation Club is the answer. Timeshares are donated to the military for military families to use. You can stay in 1, 2, or 3 bedroom condos at 4 and 5 star key resorts. It's amazing! The condos have a full kitchen, living room, washer and dryer, and multiple bathrooms... read more