Frugal Summer Activities for the Family

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This week, we’ll suggest budget-friendly ideas for memorable summer fun with the family.

Topic: Frugal Summer Activities for the Family

When: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Twitter chatroom or join the live hashtag discussion.

The panel will include Laura J. LaTourette, CFP®: Founder of Family Wealth Management GroupTake Charge America; Patrina Dixon: Personal Finance Expert and Author, It’$ My Money; Leslie H. Tayne, Esq: Founder and Managing Director of Tayne Law Group, P.C. (f/k/a The Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne, P.C.); Beverly HarzogCredit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; Lawrence D. Sprung: CFP® President of Mitlin Financial, Inc.; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

Enter here for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card! We will be announcing a winner at the end of the chat. Entry Period: Raffle open now and closes at the end of this chat at 4 p.m. ET. Complete rules here.

Questions We’ll Discuss:

  1.  As things begin to open after the pandemic, are there free activities you plan to enjoy with your families this summer?  
  2.  Where can you find the free or inexpensive events in your local community? 
  3.  What are some inexpensive programs to keep kids entertained during the summer? 
  4.  How can working parents budget for the expense of summer childcare programs? 
  5.  What are some ways you can save on vacation or travel this summer? 
  6.  How can you include your family in budgeting for summer activities? 
  7.  What are some inexpensive ways for parents to get away for a bit during the summer? 
  8.  How do you find discounts for local amusement parks and water parks in your community?
  9.  How can you save on the cost of food for summer gatherings with friends and family?
  10.  Any final tips to help families enjoy some fun in the sun on a budget this summer?  

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