Cheap Ways to Celebrate Halloween

Tips from personal finance bloggers on how to enjoy tricks and treats without the scary expense.

I recently shared tips for saving money on Halloween because the amount consumers are expected to spend on this spooky holiday -- about $7.4 billion -- is downright frightening. I found several more ways from some of our favorite personal finance bloggers to help keep down the cost of costumes, candy, decorations and more. Take a look:

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Cameron Huddleston
Former Online Editor,

Award-winning journalist, speaker, family finance expert, and author of Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk.

Cameron Huddleston wrote the daily "Kip Tips" column for She joined Kiplinger in 2001 after graduating from American University with an MA in economic journalism.