Fall is officially here, which means it’s time to pull out the cozy sweaters, plan a trip to the pumpkin patch—and get back on track with your finances.
After a summer likely spent traveling or perhaps indulging in one too many warm nights out, your budget may be in need of some TLC. That’s a nice way of saying: It’s time to reevaluate your spending and saving, especially before the holiday season rolls around.
We all have little go-to tricks to keep our budgets in check, so for our October money challenge, we’d love to know: What’s your best tip for making sure that your budget doesn’t “fall” back?
After all, Halloween—not your bank account!—should be the only thing scary thing that creeps up this month.
Once you post your unique, budget-saving tip in the comments below, you’ll be entered to win $250! And be sure to use your email address when you comment—it won’t be visible to other users—so we can notify you if you win.
Best of luck, and happy fall!