5 Ways to Save Money on Birthday Parties

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Kids’ birthday parties can cost next to nothing if you do everything yourself, or hundreds to thousands of dollars if you go big. You may have heard of shows like MTV’s My Super Sweet 16, where parents shell out close to $1 million or more to celebrate their children’s birthdays. How much you spend on your kids’ birthday parties will large depend on you and your own financial situation, but there are easy ways to limit the financial damage.

When your children are very young, you may choose not to have a birthday party at all. Birthday parties for children that young are often more for the parents or family than they are for the kids. If you do have a birthday party every year for all of your children, trying to save money on the parties can be especially important. Read on to learn five ways to save money on birthday parties.

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