Las Vegas is famed for its sin and sleeplessness. But really, the city remains one of America’s last affordable indulgences. Off-season rooms at Circus Circus drop to $23/night so it turns out cheaper to live on the strip than to rent a two-bedroom Vegas home! Affordability and convenience make Vegas a hotspot even during a recession.
It’s always strange to realize just how much we spend on things that we don’t consider regular, heavy expenses. American pet care is a $50 billion dollar industry and growing. As infrequently as vet visits seem to come up for my family, the bill for most any procedure is at least $200. Pets are a part of the family, and I’m certainly not one to cut corners, but some of our spending is very unnecessary.