6 Ways to Simplify Your Summer Finances

Summer bills
Summer bills

If you're like me, you'd like to simplify your summer finances. After all, summer is the time to relax a bit more, spend extra time with family and friends, and maybe even indulge in a little getaway if a summer vacation fits into your budget.

So chances are, money matters are the last things you want to worry about – especially if you're thinking about hitting the beach, planning a backyard barbecue, or even just chilling out alone on your porch with a good book.

In the spirit of keeping things light and easy for the summer, here are six tips to help simplify your summer finances. I've used the six-letter acronym S.U.M.M.E.R. to help you remember them.