3 Reasons Summer is Good for Your Budget
We’re all a bit easier to please during the summer months. School is out. Schedules are more laid back. And an evening of entertainment may simply require a few lawn chairs for the adults and a sprinkler for the kids to run through. Take advantage of that easygoing attitude, and your budget will thank you!
1. Cook Up Savings in the Kitchen
For most of us, summertime means fewer scheduled evening activities, so it’s the perfect time to cook more meals at home. Even if you find yourself on the run, grilling is a fast and tasty way to get dinner on the table quickly.
Speaking of tasty, consider planting your own vegetable garden. George Ball, chairman and CEO of seed giant Burpee, says every dollar you spend on green bean seeds will result in a green bean harvest worth $75. Mr. Burpee, er, Ball may be exaggerating a bit, but a family vegetable garden is a great family project that can cut your grocery bill. Read More