costumes

20 Cheap and Easy Halloween Costumes for Adults

Halloween dress up is not just for kids. Preserve your dignity — and your budget — with these classic and frugal costume ideas.

20 Simple and Cheap Halloween Costumes for Kids

It's easy to get caught up in Halloween and become frustrated when a complicated costume goes wrong. Skip all that and go for simple and fun, instead.

The 5 Most Offensive Halloween Costumes Ever

If you think about the time and effort that went into these truly offensive costumes, it makes your headspin, gruesomely, like in The Exorcist.

How to Make 8 Trending Halloween Costumes on the Cheap

Just two weekends until Halloween! That's plenty of time to put together one or two of these clever, trendy costumes.

Best Money Tips: Cheap and Easy Halloween Costumes for Pets

Today we found some stellar articles on cheap and easy costumes for pets, conquering lifestyle creep, and going green to save money.

15 Halloween Costumes for People Who Hate Dressing Up

If you think dressing up is a drag but still need a get up for a costume party, consider one of these low-effort, high-reward "costumes."

Best Money Tips: Halloween Costumes to Make on the Cheap

Today we found some great articles on Halloween costumes to make on the cheap, saving for retirement, and fees you should always negotiate.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in October 2012

Can't wait for Black Friday? Check out the best and worst things to buy in October!

Wise Bread's Halloween Adventures

Find out what our Wise Bread writers did for Halloween!

Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

It's few days before Halloween, and I have given barely a thought to what I'll wear...but I have some great ideas.

Halloween Is Over. Now, Go and Buy Your Costume.

With the exception of Christmas, Halloween is the most lucrative holiday for retailers. But as a frugal shopper, you can still be the star of the show next year, and you can spend

5 Reasons We’re Spending MORE on Halloween Costumes This Year

The frugal gal in me would seem poised to present several homemade options for the trick-or-treat crowd. After some careful thought and an analysis of what we truly needed for cost