19 Oct (Photo: Chattrawutt, Getty Images/iStockphoto). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN COMMENTEMAILMORE. Americans are spending a frightening amount of money on Halloween. The National Retail Federation estimates consumers will spend a record $ billion this year, up % from when the number. 30 Oct Things are about to get really scary and we aren't just talking about the ghouls and goblins who will be knocking on your door this Tuesday for Halloween. No, instead we're talking about the very spooky stuff that is about to happen to your wallet because celebrating this sugar-filled tradition is downright. 25 Sep Most people balk at signs of the impending fall holidays because they fear what's coming — or rather, going: their money. But this year, instead of removing all the bills from your wallet for Halloween this-and-that, stuff it to the gills with fresh cash using these ways to turn October 31 on its paycheck-draining.
27 Oct Whether you're going trick or treating or to the hottest Halloween party, you can't do so without a costume. And to make an impression, you're going to need to cough up some cash. This year's most popular costumes, like Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn or, if you really want to freak someone out, clowns. 28 Oct this year on average on Halloween fun, according to the National Retail Federation, which surveys consumers before every holiday to get estimates of their outlays. Most of that money goes into costumes—about $32 on average— but shoppers will also pay about $25 each for candy and for decorations. Halloween is a great time to pick up seasonal jobs and side hustles that will help you make a little extra cash for your holiday shopping.
The most common alternative I found that people gave instead of candy were things like McDonald coupons where you can get a free cone and some people even gave money like a quarter. Which makes me wonder, do you think giving money in Halloween is a bit odd or perfectly fine? For a child like this at least that . 27 Oct While consumers are spending more money than ever before, they aren't spending it carelessly. Nearly half (47%) of those buying Halloween supplies will shop at a discount store. That's followed by 38% who will shop at a specialty Halloween store or costume store. "In addition, 25% will visit supermarkets. 1 Nov Candy, costumes and craziness are what people are spending their money on in the run-up to Halloween. People are whipped into a spending frenzy around Halloween and of course, it's.