Couple Money Podcast

Looking to kick things up a notch? Learn how you can have fun this summer and still save some serious money! 

Summer Saving Fun

I'm so ready for summer!

The tricky part of summer, especially if you have little ones, is making sure you don't go broke while still having fun.

So to wrap up this season, I challenged myself. Today I'm going to share how you can save a grand this summer!

We're going to look at 4 areas and show you 5 ways to save. 
  • Getting the Best Deals
  • Boost Your Savings 
  • Frugal Foodie
  • Vacations/Getaways

Hope you enjoy! 

Getting the Best Deals 

If you're out shopping make sure you're getting the best deals! Some of my favorite apps and sites are:

  • iBotta
  • Camel, Camel, Camel
  • Honey
  • Paribus

Your family's smartphone plan shouldn't cost you a fortune. There are some fantastic deals out there. I use Republic Wireless and love them. They have an incredible line of phones. I have two lines with them and pay less than $50/month! 

You may also want to look at providers like Ting, Freedom Pop, and StraightTalk. 

When shopping online, hold off on those impulse buys you may be able to score a better deal by leaving before the purchase. I had a site send me an email afterward with a cheaper price. You may also want to switch to incognito mode. 

Boost Your Savings

If you're looking to ramp up savings here are some great apps and services to try out. 

They can help you track your money quickly and easily. 

You also want to make sure you're keeping a visual reminder of what you're saving towards. It can keep you motivated when you're in the middle of things. 

And of course, automate your savings. It's not doing you any good until it's stashed away. 

Frugal Foodie

I've been writing for Couple Money for almost nine years and I will tell you that one of the biggest budget busters that couples have is eating out. Break this cycle by:

  • Plan Your Meals for This Week
  • Prep a Meal Ahead
  • Have Go-to Meals
  • Think Global with Your Dishes
  • Have a Potluck


Summer is a fantastic time to get out of town and explore someplace new. Using sites and apps like Skyscanner and CheapOair can make your money go further next trip! 

  • Be Flexible
  • Learn How To Bid
  • Stay Like a Local
  • Budget for your Trip


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Music Credit

Like the music in this episode? Our theme song is by Gentle Regime. Additional music by Lee Rosevere and Logan from Music for Makers in this episode.