Everyone has a few thoughts on saving money. If you have ever found yourself in a bind, you have encountered that well-meaning person who has advised you to cut out all family entertainment. Their philosophy is that you can’t afford to have fun. Life is too hard right now. They're wrong.
You might have even been that person at a point in someone else’s life. This is especially likely if that someone else was your newly adult child. It seems they are always running out of money. And they are always coming to you for more of it.
But as humans, we can’t really live a healthy life without entertainment, especially if we have a family to raise. Entertainment is too integral to the human experience. It helps us unwind, imagine, and be restored throughout the week. Rather than cutting out entertainment, try these tips to cut some of the expense:
Budget Your Sports
Having one sports fan in the home can be expensive. Having a house full of sports fans can be financially debilitating. Of all the sports, football is the most expensive, and that’s just the tickets to a game. We’re talking the cheap seats. Throw in jerseys, baseball caps, and blankets for all the favorite teams, and you’ll soon be taking out a second mortgage.