The Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays. Not just because it’s a break from the “real world,” but because you get to enjoy the warm weather by grilling out, watching fireworks, and decking yourself in everything red, white and blue. Who doesn’t love that? Don’t worry; I haven’t lost sight of what Independence Day) really means. I think our Founding Fathers would be proud of the way I choose to celebrate this holiday and display my American pride!
As much as I love a festive Fourth of July cookout, I know that hosting the perfect shindig can cost a pretty penny. It may not seem like your spending a lot at the time, but when you add up that $20 here and $30 there, the costs can accumulate fast. Next thing you know you’ll be out $150 and you haven’t even factored in any last minute purchases! To help ease the ease the pain on your checking account, we’ve created a list with some helpful tips on how to have a frugal and fun Fourth of July!