Living a 'less than average' life: Entertainment

Movie theater crowd
Movie theater crowd

Most of us like to unwind after a stressful week, carving out some family time, heading out to dinner at a restaurant or taking in a movie at the local multiplex. And, if you're like most of us, you're spending more money than you think on entertainment.

But you don't have to drop a wad of cash to enjoy yourself. We've already shown you how to live beneath your means -- and have more money in your pocket -- when it comes to saving on housing and cars. Now let us introduce you to some Americans who don't spend big bucks to have a good time. They don't get bored and they have cash left over for other expenditures.