Tips On Saving Money On Halloween

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 8:33 am
By: News 9

Halloween is right around the corner and it all adds up at the register.

From candy to costumes, decorations and parties, Halloween is one expensive holiday. Saving experts from has a few ways to help you drop your costs.

If you go to the store, you can spend anywhere from $20 to $100 on costumes. So don't be afraid to be creative when it comes to your costume. You can pick a movie character or build your own costume from things around the home.

Here's a great idea -- host a Mom Swap! It's a way to save money and recycle costumes especially if you have multiple kids who need different costumes.

Instead of a Halloween party, have a Haunted Night In. Haunted houses and hayrides are popular, but costly. You can line up a scary movie marathon and have people bring a Halloween dish to snack on.

Last but not least, play it smart when it comes to candy. Make sure you check sales at local stores, some tend to mark up prices as Halloween gets closer.

The day after Halloween is perfect for planning for next year. Costumes and decorations will be marked down so you can stock up.