I love fall; I love everything about it. I got married during the fall, and it was simply a beautiful fall wedding. I also love fall because if you take advantage of the season, you can save money. You get to fall into savings this season, and I will tell you just how.
The temperatures are just right. Instead of being sad about summer being over, you can continue your savings streak during the fall. Fall is one of the best times to save money in my opinion. You can also use this season to prepare for the upcoming winter as well.
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How can you fall into savings this season? There are many ways, and depending on how bad you want to, you can save big during this season. You can enjoy the season without breaking the bank; I am here to give you some excellent ways to score some savings this upcoming autumn.
Fall Into Savings This Season
Get Your Home Ready For Winter
I wrote about this and had great tips to help you save on your utilities. Make sure you also waterproof your home before the temperature drops. Don't forget to clean your gutters and change your batteries in your smoke detector.
Get your automobile winter ready
Here are few quick tips to help you winterize your car:
- Switch engine oil, if where you live the temperatures are below freezing, to a thinner oil. For more details, please check the DMV.org.
- Check and switch your car engine coolant to prevent from overheating.
- Please don't forget to check your battery capacity.
- Check your windshield fluid and wipers.
Cook at home
This is the best time of the year to stay home and enjoy what fall provides. Can we say pumpkin, butternut squash, apples, you name it! Visit your local farmer's market or shop season produce to score big savings this fall.
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Vacation or Staycation?
We scored great deals to Puerto Rico last fall for our honeymoon because many airline prices decreased and people stayed home. If you are planning on staying home, go out and take advantage of the lower prices around town. Visit your local festivals and other fall community events to save big on entertainment. Fall is one of my favorite seasons to travel because you can save big!
Save on fall decorations
Need maple leaves and pumpkins to decorate your home or event? Let nature provide; the best thing ever is that it is free. You can create amazing crafts this fall with DIY projects. For our wedding, we did beautiful, fabulous decorations that didn't cost much at all. Thanks, Pinterest!
Stock up on items
Need to stock up on candy? Buy it after Halloween and score big savings on candy and decorations. You can also take advantage of purchasing items for your garden as well. Many big-box retailers clearances their gardening section to make room for Christmas.
With these helpful tips, you will be able to save money. The fall season is not only a beautiful time of the year but a wonderful time to help your finances.
What other ways do you use the fall season to save? What tips do you have for us?