Holly Perez is a consumer money expert at Intuit and a spokeswoman for mint.com, a leading web-and-mobile money-management tool that helps people understand and do more with their money.
With the weather warming up, you’re probably getting the itch to get
outdoors — especially when your
Instagram feed is being flooded with photos of beaches, concerts, barbecues, and boat trips. When those summer temptations call your name, it’s important
to preemptively have your finances in good shape — and know what you can afford to spend — so that fear of
missing out won’t leave you sad and penniless come fall.
We all know it can be hard to find financial balance when you’re
trying to have a social life. (No, refreshing your Newsfeed and
stalking friends’ Instagrams from your couch doesn’t count!) Here are some ways you can avoid overspending without too