4 Tips to Hunt For Egg-stra Savings This Easter

March 20, 2019 | By Mason Roberts

Oh, to be a kid again. As a child, you didn’t stress over bills or anything money-related. You just enjoyed yourself, and that was particularly true when it came to the holidays, including Easter.

However, once you’re an adult, things like bills and debt loom over you and can easily stress you out no matter what time of year it is. But if you have kids, you’ll still most likely go all out on holidays to make them a memorable event.

Related: Here’s how a payday loan can help you wear your green and save it for St. Patty’s Day, too.

If that’s the case, here are four tips to hunt for egg-stra savings this Easter.

4 Ways to Save More This Easter

DIY Everything

DIY is incredibly popular and thanks to the abundance of tutorials and blogs that are available online, you can learn how to do this for free (e.g. Pinterest, YouTube, mommy blogs). Here are a few ways you can DIY at home this year:

  • Paint your own Easter eggs.
  • Decorate your own Easter basket.
  • Dress up as the Easter Bunny yourself (using old clothes and some felt).
  • Create your own Easter cards instead of buying them from Hallmark.

Buy Your Easter Outfit at a Discount

There’s nothing cuter at Easter than little boys and girls in their little Easter outfits. However, what’s not even close to cute is the amount of money it can cost to buy clothes and shoes.

By checking out local thrift shops and discount stores for suits and dresses, you could save a bundle of money and still have your kids looking their best. You will also probably appreciate the outfits more because you spent extra time and took extra care to save money.

Go to a Free or Inexpensive Easter Show

If you’re looking for less of a DIY experience and more of a leisurely day, why not go see a movie or play on Easter Sunday? Much like other holidays, there are always plenty of family-friendly activities going on throughout the community, including egg hunts and dinners.

Help Someone Out

Whether you’re religious or not, you can celebrate the spirit of the holiday by giving back to your community. There are plenty of volunteering opportunities available through churches and charities. Not only is it free, but it is also a great opportunity to spend quality time with family, friends, or co-workers.

How a Payday Loan Could Put Cash in Your Easter Basket

If you’re facing an emergency expense or two, a payday loan could help get you out of tough times. This is true even if you have bad credit. Payday loans are designed to be a short-term strategy when you can’t make ends meet between paychecks. You could get between $100 and $500, depending on your income.

All you need to qualify for a payday loan is:

  • You must be 18 years old or older
  • A state-issued photo I.D.
  • A blank check from an active checking account in your name
  • Your most recent pay stub

That really is everything you need, so get started on the quick and easy approval process and get up to $500 between paychecks. The sooner you get started, the sooner you could be on your way to a stress-free Easter.