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Frugal Summer Fun Advice From Around the Web

Cameron Huddleston

A look at tips from personal finance bloggers about how to enjoy the warm weather without breaking your budget.



Summer is almost here. That means vacations, concerts, sporting events, cookouts, days at the pool and plenty of other activities that allow you to get out and enjoy the warm weather -- and possibly overspend. The cost of summer fun can add up quickly if you're not careful. So I've rounded up tips from a few personal finance bloggers about frugal ways to enjoy the upcoming season.

SEE ALSO: Create Your Own Summer Camp for Less

How to Have Fun in the Sun and Not Bust Your Budget [LearnVest]
"You probably can’t ignore the itch to get out there and do things (read: spend money) now that you no longer have the Polar Vortex as an excuse to stay put at home."

121 Things to Do Instead of Spending Money [Wise Bread]
"Just because you're strapped for cash doesn't mean you can't have any fun."

10 Low-Cost Ways to Keep Your Kids Entertained This Summer [Credit.com]
"If you need some ideas to keep your kids busy this summer, we have some fun and educational suggestions that don’t cost a lot."

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25 Ideas for Frugal Summer Fun [The Centsible Life]
"I have not started planning for our summer vacation yet. I always start with a list of frugal summer fun for the family, though. With these 25 ideas I’m off to a good start for an epic summer."

Staycation vs. Vacation Costs: Weighing Your Options [Budget and the Beach]
"If you’re one of the many Americans looking to save a little green and still have fun, consider being a tourist in your own town."



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