Question of the Day: What is the #1 way consumers plan to celebrate Halloween?
Tricks or treats? How do consumers plan to celebrate Halloween, hopefully without spending a scary amount of money?
- Handing out candy
- Dressing up
- Imagine you have a budget set up for most of your spending. How would you treat the purchase of Halloween candy within your budget?
- What are some cost-effective ways of decorating or dressing up for Halloween that could help avoid overspending?
- Do you think buying a pumpkin for carving or decoration is a wise purchase? Explain why or why not.
Behind the Numbers (National Retail Federation):
"Total Halloween spending is expected to reach a record $12.2 billion, exceeding last year’s record of $10.6 billion, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. A record number of people (73%) will participate in Halloween-related activities this year, up from 69% in 2022."
Looking for more spooky statistics? Check out our past Halloween-themed blog posts.
NGPF's Budgeting unit will get your students thinking about how purchasing decisions impact their budgets