Last weekend marked the unofficial start of summer.
That means the steady smell of steaks, chops, dogs and burgers on the grill has arrived. So, too, have shopping trips for summertime bargains.
Here are a few ways to stretch your summer dollar:
– Real Simple features 10 ways to save on grilling, including choosing alternate cuts of meat and getting to know your store’s butcher.
– Now that you’ve finished up your spring cleaning, U.S. News & World Report shares some ways to save on summer home renovation projects.
– Looking to save all summer (or all year) long? Consumer Reports suggests carpeting, computers, dishware and swimwear as good buys during June and lists the best months to make other purchases.
Happy summer and happy savings!