The Summer Saving Series has come to an end. In all there were 15 articles from the Money Life Network. We also had about 15 articles from other writers who wrote about Summer savings on their sites! Check the Money Life Network site for the contest winner announcement.
I hope we were able to provide a lot of info on how to save in the Summer! We’re thinking up some new contests/series so let us know what you thought of this one.
Here are the great articles written by the Money Life Network:
Wednesday 6/11: Summer Savings Series #3: Everyone Can Save Money This Way In The Heat!
Thursday 6/12: Summer Savings Series #4: Fun Frugal Ices With Your Child
Friday 6/13: Summer Savings Series #5: Make Summer Activities Affordable
Thursday 6/19: Summer Savings Series #9 – Our Disney World Vacation
Friday 6/20: Summer Savings Series #10 – What is a staycation?
Monday 6/23: Summer Savings Series #11 – Saving at the movies this summer
Thursday 6/26: Summer Saving Series #14: New York State Empire Passport
Friday 6/27: Summer Savings Series #15: The art of Hypermiling
And these amazing articles were submitted to us from other sites:
8 cheap summer fun ideas @ Broke Grad Student
Here are some of the comment tips:
The Happy Rock “Get your air conditioning unit checked and tuned up to help save on energy costs.”
otherdeb (Deb Wunder)“Know that bicycle that’s been moldering against your back porch/in your attic/in your garage, etc? Get it out, get it checked over, and start using it for local errands!
If you are anything like me, as you build up a bit of endurance, you will also want to start using it to do some local sightseeing!”
Rachel“Summer Money Saving Tip: For a cheap sun burn treatment that won’t require an extra trip to the pharmacy, freeze some of the lotion you already have on hand on a piece of tin foil. Once it’s frozen, it cools and soothes the burn and also moisturizers to ease peeling and blistering. Works great too for those who are allergic to Aloe Vera like me! ”
Sam”Turn you thermostat up to 80 and use your ceiling fans or box fans.
We also turn off the AC at night and just use our ceiling fans.”
That One Caveman “Vacation in or near your hometown. There are often a lot of cheap or free ways to entertain yourself – you just have to look for them. We’ll be visiting a few local museums (free entrance + free air conditioning), the zoo, the lake, and a few parks this summer – all for free!”
Mercedes”This summer I have decided to quit driving my kids around for activities and stay local. I have been lucky to have found things to do in the small town that I live. So far I love this simple summer life. I am kicking back and enjoying the nice weather without a hectic lifestyle.”
There are a bunch of other great tips as well. Make sure to check out the comments section of the original article!
Without you, the reader, the Summer Saving Series would not be possible. It’s great to see all of the articles and comments that were submitted!
photo credit: Todd Baker << technowannabe