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14
June
2019

Is Money Prohibiting You from Fun?

Life is too short not to have fun.

With this being the case, what do you do for fun times in your life and those around you?

In the event money has been a thorn in your side at times up to now, are you going to change this moving ahead?

No, there is no reason you can’t have more fun with your life.

So, is it time to change things up and get out there more often?

Enjoy Life Even When Money Can Be Tight

When determined to enjoy life more even when money may be a little tight, keep a few pointers in the back of your head.

These include:

  1. Finding discounts – If you take the time to look hard enough for them, discounts are out there. That said are you doing a good enough job of finding them to make your life better? As an example, do you have a love for theme parks? If so, when was the last time you visited one? Has the fear of going that it would cost too much money prevented you from such fun? If so, this should change moving forward. You can go online and find deals more often than you may realize. So, if in search of Disneyland discount tickets, did you know they are out there for the taking? Go online and look for approved ticket resellers and others offering such deals. When you do, savings can be right there at your fingertips. Also turn to friends and outside family online to hone in on deals. There is a good chance many people you know are on different social media sites. As a result, they may be able to direct you to savings before you know it.
  2. Take advantage of rewards programs – It is also good to take advantage of rewards programs. That being the case, have you signed up for such programs with different brands? An example here would be when you travel. It is not uncommon for airlines, hotels and others in travel to entice consumers to do business with them. So, get your name on any sign-up sheets of businesses that are of interest to you. By doing this, you stand to reap the rewards. Often, businesses will alert you to the savings they have for regular customers via email or text. Once you get the updates, go after the savings.
  3. Are you budgeting? – Finally, do you put in any effort to come up with a travel budget or set aside money for other fun things in your life? For many individuals and even families for that matter, a paycheck only goes so far. That being the case, you want to do your best to get all you can out of your hard-earned dollars. So, in savings dollars when away from home on trips or when you are closer to home, a budget can help. From an entertainment account at your local bank or credit union to cash in a jar in your closet, set aside some cash. When you do, you will be able to enjoy life more.

In not letting money prohibit you from fun, start with a game plan that will make having fun less expensive.