4th of July Savings in 4 Easy Steps

Posted on 16th May, 2017 by Barbara Davidson

July 4, 1776, was a big day in American history: The Continental Congress solidified the Declaration of Independence, setting our fight for sovereignty into motion. It is a day set aside to acknowledge those who blazed a path before us — it only seems fitting to celebrate with exhilarating fireworks and classic American BBQ fare!

If you’re hosting this Fourth of July, the costs can start adding up quickly. In fact, the cost of a typical 10-person BBQ has increased 28% over the past 10 years!1 Between food, decorations and entertainment, you can end up spending well over $100 to celebrate with your friends and family. Don’t let your Independence Day bash burn a hole in your pockets. Use these four easy tips to throw a fantastic party for less!

About Barbara Davidson

Babs is Lead Content Strategist and financial guru. She loves exploring fresh ways to save more and enjoy life on a budget! When she’s not writing, you’ll find her binge-watching musicals, reading in the (sporadic) Chicago sunshine and discovering great new places to eat. Accio, tacos!