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Monday, June 21, 2021

Tips on How to Budget for a Great Summer

How to Budget for a Great Summer
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Tips on How to Budget for a Great Summer

 

Summer is such a wonderful time of year. The kids are out of school, the weather is nice, and there's a grand feeling of fun and excitement that comes with the season. With so many choices for recreation, however, you may find it challenging to fit everything you want to do within your budget. Thankfully, if you plan ahead, you can enjoy all the advantages of summer without breaking your bank!

 

Take in a Matinee

 

Many of the most exciting film releases of the year occur in the summertime. Many summers, you can see a new movie every week for the entire season. Seeing an afternoon showing offers a way to beat the heat and relax. You can see the latest releases and often pay half-price compared with an evening showing!

 

Some movie theaters such as Regal, Megaplex, Cinemark and AMC to name a few, offer summer specials for family-friendly movies, check with your local theaters to see if they offer any of these summer specials.

 

For even more savings at the movie theater, cut back at the snack bar. Your waistline will thank you, and so will your pocketbook. Your afternoon at the movies will be just as satisfying.

 

You can save even more with a movie rental subscription. That way, you can sit back and relax in the comfort of your own home and still enjoy an inexpensive evening of entertainment.

 

Take Advantage of Group Rates

 

Many theme parks and attractions offer a family package or discounts for groups of a certain size. Sometimes, you have to ask for the group rate. But if you're planning an outing with friends, you can stretch the money you save on a group rate and enjoy more of the activities that the summer has to offer.

 

Airlines and hotels frequently offer family or group rates for travel during the summer as well. If you're planning to travel this summer, shop around for the best bargains and save yourself some cash.

 

Think Local

 

In the summer months, many travel far away in search of adventure. In many cases, you can experience a similar adventure without venturing too far from your home. Save money on hotels, plane tickets, and baggage fees by exploring all that your local area has to offer this summer.

 

If you're not sure about what fun things are available in your area, try searching the Internet for your city's name and "tourism." You might be surprised to find that the adventure you seek is right in your own backyard!

 

Browse for Deals

 

Shopping around for the best deal is important when traveling this summer, but it can also save you money close to home. Stiff competition in your neighborhood could cause restaurants, diners, and attractions to offer great specials to steer you away from the competition.

 

Bowling alleys, golf courses, zoos, and many other fun summer activities often have summer deals for customers. If you invest a little time to search for these deals, your friends and family can often enjoy an outing together for much less than you would expect.

 

Know Your Limits

 

Summer offers many recreational choices. Sometimes, however, the best option is to say no. Your body needs rest, and so does your mind. Choose the activities that best fit your interests, and say no to the others. You'll experience more energy and peace within yourself while saving money at the same time.

 

Summer can be an expensive time of year, but it doesn't have to break your budget. By making wise choices with your money and slowing down a little, you can enjoy summer recreation and save money at the same time.


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Monday, June 14, 2021

June Shopping Guide 2021

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Did you know that June is the third month of the year with less than 31 days?

Although June may be one of the shorter months of the year, its supply of shopping events and promotions is far from lacking.

You may be considering buying a gym membership this summer, this may be because the hype of the New Year’s resolutions are dwindling and the gyms are finally starting to open back up as we slowly return to some normalcy. So is heading back to the gym is on your getting back-to-normal to-do list, look for those offering deals and discounts on their memberships.

Did you know in the United States, Flag Day is June 14th? Flag Day honors and commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States which occurred on June 14th, 1777. Some states provide a sales tax exemption for flag purchases on Flag Day. Also, retailers in the past have been known to offer Flag Day deals and even Flag Day sidewalk sales. So be on the lookout for those.

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 20th, 2021. Father’s Day commemorates fatherhood and gives us all a chance to celebrate and appreciate all fathers and father figures including grandfathers, great-grandfathers, stepfathers, foster fathers…etc. Like Mother’s Day retailers offer an abundance of deals and specialty gifts just for dad!

We can't forget about Amazon's biggest event of the year, Prime Day! Amazon's annual event Prime Day is June 21 & 22, 2021. As a Prime member, you can see up to 50% off Amazon Devices, extra rewards when using your Prime Credit Card and so much more! Don't miss out on your chance to save big!

Lastly, we have the first day of summer known as the Summer Solstice on Sunday, June 20th, 2021! You know what that means? Summer Sales GALORE!!

If you're like me and always looking to save even more money on your online purchases two of my go-to coupon and coupon code browser extensions are Honey and Rakuten. Ibotta has recently launched a Beta Browser that is on the fast track to becoming my favorite browser, I highly recommend checking it out and giving it a try! I also recommend using cashback apps to earn money back on your every day in-store and online purchases. My favorite cashback apps are Ibotta and Fetch Rewards.


Thank you for stopping by and checking out our June Shopping Guide 2021! What sales and deals do you look forward to in June? What other apps, and/or browser extensions do you like to use to save money? Be sure to let us know in the comments below! If you enjoyed this post, we’d be very grateful if you’d help it spread by emailing it to a friend or sharing it on Twitter and/or Facebook. Don't want to lose this? Pin it on Pinterest so you can get back to it later!