Fall into Savings with These 7 Tips

September 16, 2021 3 min read


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Fall into Savings with These 7 Tips

Spiced Lattes, Fall-Fashion, and Football is already upon us! With all of that BIG FUN you might feel the itch for some BIG SPENDS. We’re here to remind you that you can balance both--fun and being budget conscious--without killing the party or your paycheck. Here are 7 money saving activities & hacks to keep your budget on target this season!

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Tip #1

 Did someone say Pumpkin Spice? Hot Lattes, comfy clothes, and classes are back in session. Did you know seasonal beverages average around $5 a cup? We suggest supporting your local coffee shop 1-2 days out of the week, and cutting down your daily costs by brewing at home so you can watch your savings start to Glow-up. 

Check out affordable brewing machines listed here atTarget andWalmart for quality coffee-makers at a great price. 


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Tip #2

Fall wardrobe CHECK. Peacoats, scarves, boots and gloves. Between covid-19 quarantine, and seasonal changes, most of us haven't had a closet-update in a while. Before you blow a check, make sure to be on the lookout for holiday sales, and snag fashion wardrobe at discounted prices online and in-store. Your fits can still be affordable without breaking your bank account. 

Some of our favorites online options to check out when we need a new outfit areTradesyandPoshmark. Check out the latest fashion trends at a reasonable amount. 


Tip #3

Happy Hour is for the Holidays! With businesses reopening, some of our favorite restaurants bring familiar faces together, and lets us rekindle with friends. What better way to support local businesses and communities than by hitting the hometown's daily specials and happy hours! Save some money and support your servers by leaving tips! It’s a win-winfor everybody!

Check out some local restaurants and bars that are still offering happy hours right now!


Tip #4

FANTASY FOOTBALL AND FANS! What's Fall without Football? Some of our favorite activities to do this season is enjoy our teams games with beer, friends, and finger-foods at the local sports bar! Truth is we could save our friend group on a huge tab by having a Potluck Football Party. Everyone BYOB! Let’s face the facts, one drink at the bar = a six pack from the grocery store! Now that's a SAVE. 

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Tip #5

It's MOVIE NIGHT! That's right, the Theatres are back, and that means more buttery Popcorn and classic arcade games. Check out your local movie theatre's schedule and take advantage of discount day$, where the tickets are half price, and popcorn is on the dollar. Talk about saving somemula and still doing the things you love to do. 

Check out showtimes and money saving days here!https://www.regmovies.com/


Tip #6

FARMERS MARKET AND THE PUMPKIN PATCH. Indulge in the good things in life while being frugal with your earnings and income. These events are typically low cost orfree, and it's a great way to enjoy the season with family and friends. 

Check out local activities in your area by checking out your city's website. Most sites display a calendar of events that shows what's happening each month.


Tip #7

Gift Giving. Let us be the first to tell you that holidays are a few (three) months away. Fall is the perfect time of year to get a jump start on saving towards gifts by planning gift-giving options. 

 Get our free budget downloadHERE to start mapping out your holiday gifts, along with your budget, and what you should be saving over the next few months to hit your holiday goals!

There you have it! 7 money saving tips for Fall! 


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