How To Enjoy Summer Without Being Broke
Summer is a time when you want to forget about all the hard work you’ve been doing over the past year. You want to go out and enjoy yourself, with friends and family. Unfortunately, this costs money. Here are a few ways of getting around that!
• Get a summer job!
One way to earn some more money, is to get a part-time job during the summer. Although not particularly exciting, this would allow you to enjoy your summer and not be stuck inside because you can’t afford it. With a part-time job, you’ll still have time to go out as well as earn some cash and some valuable skills.
If like me, throughout term time you budget your money, why not do it during the summer? Budgeting is so simple! Divide up your money weekly, spending on only the absolute necessities like food and if you have anything left, you can put it away each week - so that when a time comes when you want to go out, you’ll have at least a little bit to spend!
• Find free activities & events!
Not every activity or event costs money. You could always visit the beach with your friends! This is a great day out as it’s completely free, you can take your own food and drinks and really enjoy the day without spending any money! Suffolk is also home to many different museums and many are free. These museums are often run by volunteers, so a small donation is often appreciated but these make a great day out.
• Sell unwanted items!
A great way to earn some money is sell any items, like clothes or gadgets, that you don’t use anymore. There are so many ways of doing this. Websites such as depop, vinted, ebay, etsy allow you to sell used items. You can also do this by attending car boot sales. This way, you’ll earn money and make room for new things!