Tricks for treats: How to save money this Halloween

Tricks for treats: How to save money this Halloween

More than 65% of Americans are expected to celebrate Halloween this year.

Those celebrating are planning on spending an average of $102.74.

It will result in around $6.3 billion spent on costumes and candy across the country.

You can save extra money this Halloween by tracking your budget and expenditure.

Set a limit on your budget and the amount you will spend on costumes and candy during Halloween.

Stick to your shopping list and avoid impulse buying.

Sticking to a list will cut down on spur-of-the-moment purchases and help you save money.

Look for sales and use coupons to help prevent extra expenditure.

Avoid credit cards and opt for cash to pay for the items you purchase. It will limit your spending capacity.

Borrow or trade costumes this Halloween. You can also look at thrift stores for inspiration.