Halloween is just a week away and if you’re holding off on planning out your holiday because of budget constraints then check out these three tips for a cheap Halloween from Credit Karma. The first tip is to host your own costume swap. You don’t need to spend $35 on a new costume you’ll only wear once or twice, simply get together with friends or neighbors and go shopping in your living room. Make the costume swap even more fun by baking one of these 12 healthy homemade candies courtesy of MNN blogger Kimi Harris.


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Credit Karma helps you save money on your Halloween festivities.