Monday Shout Outs: Summer Savings Edition

Happy Monday! We’re just two weeks away from Memorial Day. Do you know what that means? That’s right, the official start of summer! To most people, summer equals fun in the sun – but it’s no time to give up on all the hard work you’ve done so far this year to save and earn money. So before you bust out the swimsuits and travel plans, check out these tips for making and saving extra money this summer!


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How to Make Costly Weekend Activities More Affordable (Bargaineering)
Need a less expensive spin on traditional weekend activities? You may not have to give up your favorite things to do in order to save money. Read this article for creative ways to enjoy your favorite activities in less expensive ways.

25 Ways to Have Cheap Summer Fun (Wisebread)
How about some other activities for the weekend? Here are some great ideas for how to stay entertained this summer for cheap!

10 Ways to Save Money on Gasoline This Summer (OneMoneyDesign)
Are you afraid you’ll lose the money you saved on these activities in what you spend on gas? Not necessarily! Here are different ways you can save money on gas this summer. Good for the environment and good for your wallet!

Seven Ways to Make Big Bucks at Your Garage Sale (FiveCentNickel)
Hosting a garage sale is a great way to get rid of unnecessary clutter, make money, and mingle with your neighbors! If you have a lot of stuff left over from your spring cleaning, read these tips and then host your own garage sale!

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27 Ways to Make Money for Teens (Adults Too!) (Christian Personal Finance)
Do you have teens that need to be kept busy when school’s out? Or, are you a teen and want find a way to make some extra cash so you can do all the things you love without asking mom and dad for money? Check out this article for ways to make extra money this summer – without having to flip burgers!

While we’re mentioning articles we liked, here are some blogs that were kind enough to feature ReadyForZero recently:

One Smart Dollar
See Debt Run
The Debt Princess

Do you have ideas for making or saving extra money this summer that we haven’t mentioned here?  Share them with us in the comments below!

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