Halloween is upon us and it's time to prep for a night of trick-or-treating, but how do you get the most out of your thrills and chills without scaring away savings?
When it comes to the holiday, the biggest items you can save on are costumes and candy. For costumes, stick with the classics. Pirates, princesses and vampires never go out of style, and the outfits can be passed down to younger siblings.
To save even more, try to purchase items you can reuse again. Capes, fairy wings and tiaras are staples that can last for years. Plus, they can be used in many different ways -- you just have to get creative.
Now on to the candy. Halloween is all about the sweet confections, but you don't want to break the bank trying to provide for your trick-or-treaters. In this case, dollar stores are not going to give you a deal. While a $1 bag of Snickers may sound like a cheap option, you're better off at discount retailers like Target and Walmart, which offer bigger bags with larger quantities. In the end, you're saving more per piece.
So, before the ghosts and goblins come out, use these scary good money-saving tips to have a happy and budget-friendly Halloween.