13 Summer Money Wasters

Summer of 69 Cents

Summertime doesn’t have to mean making a hard choice between living life to the fullest and pushing credit card spending to the limit. Sure, hot homes will need to be cooled, lawns will need to be mowed and ice cream will need to be eaten, but with a bit of extra effort now, people everywhere can surely find plenty of ways to eliminate the waste that tends to increase with the outside heat. MainStreet spoke with some personal finance experts to round up some of the hottest tips for cooling down your spending this season without sacrificing summer fun. Here are the most common money wasters to avoid as you head outdoors. Photo Credit: Photodisc