10 Ways to Have Fun for Free or Nearly Free

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Welcome to the Money Talks News Podcast.

In this episode, we’re talking about how you can have a good time without breaking the bank.

Hey, we all need a little fun in our lives, right? What’s the point of grinding it out at work, going home, fretting about money, and then sleeping?

But here’s the rub: The cost of having fun continues to rise at a faster pace than inflation, and that’s keeping some of us home.

So today is all about having a riot without breaking the bank.

As usual, host Stacy Johnson is joined by financial journalist Miranda Marquit. Listening in and sometimes contributing is producer Aaron Freeman. Our special guest is Vee Weir, the host of the For Fox Sake podcast.

Remember, even though we sometimes talk about money and specific investments on this show, don’t take them as recommendations. Before investing in anything or making any money moves, do your own research and make your own decisions.

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Save money with frugal fun

You don’t need to spend a lot of money to have a good time. Vee has lots of great ideas for enjoying yourself without breaking the bank. Here are some of our best resources for saving money when trying to have a good time.

Other ways to save money on almost anything

We’ve got lots of other ways to save money on almost anything. Check out these other resources on living frugal and making the most out of every dollar.

Meet this week’s guest, Vee Weir

Vee Weir
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Vee Weir is an award-winning, anti-capitalist personal finance content creator and business owner. Her main focus and mission is to challenge common money myths, dismantle barriers preventing access to financial information and examine how capitalism negatively impacts the working class.

Her podcast, For Fox Sake, focuses on helping folks navigate late-stage capitalism through sustainable budgeting and realistic financial education. In the past eight years, Vee has amassed a following of over 35,000 online and has been featured in Forbes, Business Insider, CNBC and more.

When she’s not online, she spends her time hiking with her husband and three dogs in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado or sipping a mocktail with her nose in a Romantasy.

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About the hosts

Stacy Johnson founded Money Talks News in 1991. He’s a CPA, and he has also earned licenses in stocks, commodities, options principal, mutual funds, life insurance, securities supervisor and real estate.

Miranda Marquit, MBA, is a financial expert, writer and speaker. She’s been covering personal finance and investing topics for almost 20 years. When not writing and podcasting, she enjoys travel, reading and the outdoors.

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