Better Ways to Save: Halloween Costumes

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Halloween is ten days away! So, if you still don’t have a costume, now’s the time to make your purchase.’s household savings expert, Jeanette Pavini, went on the Better Show this week to talk about trends and show viewers how they can save big on this year’s costume.

First thing’s first, what do you want to be this year? You can always go with the popular vote. A survey from the National Retail Federation (NRF) revealed this year’s top costumes.

Top 5 Adult Costumes:

  1. Witch
  2. Batman
  3. Vampire
  4. Zombie
  5. Pirate

Top 5 Children’s Costumes:

  1. Princess
  2. Animal
  3. Batman
  4. Action/Super Hero
  5. Spider-Man

Even pets are joining the fun. The NRF estimates that 22-million Americans will dress up their pets this year. Top pet costumes include pumpkin, hot dog, cat, devil, witch and superman.

Now that you know what you want to be, it’s time to save money! Jeanette brought three costumes with her to the Better Show to show viewers just how much they can save when they shop smart and use coupon codes.

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Ninja Turtle
Halloween Express
Retail Price: $59.99
Sale Price: $49.99
Jeanette Paid: $39.99
Coupon Code: Save $10 off $30+ with COUPONS1013





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Hunger Games Training Shirt
Spirit Store
Retail Price: $39.99
Jeanette Paid: $29.99
Coupon Code: Save 25% off one item with WALKING





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Monster University Mike
Retail Price: $32.99
Jeanette Paid: $26.99
Coupon Code: Save 20% off one item with AFC166BC





Final Word: Jeanette will be back on the Better Show this Wednesday with Better Ways to Save on DIY Halloween projects and candy savings. The link will be here on the blog, but you can also watch the segment when it airs. Check local listings at!