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The Fourth of July is almost here but celebrating Independence Day doesn't have to be pricey.

The Fourth of July is almost here but celebrating Independence Day doesn't have to be pricey.

Getting the house decorated in red, white and blue doesn't have to break the bank. The best place to shop for holiday decorations is the local dollar store, according to philly2philly.com. Dollar stores have a large supply of red, white and blue streamers, napkins, paper plates and cutlery. Any leftover decorations can be saved and used on Memorial Day and Veterans Day.

Much, if not all of the menu for Independence Day is centered around the grill, according to the article. Buying hot dogs and hamburgers isn't only simple, but it's also easy on the wallet. But if steak or seafood is required, looking for deals at the local supermarket and storing the food in the freezer for a few days is a good idea.

Instead of buying fireworks, consumers can find free firework shows by searching for nearby parks with a free display on Google, according to the article.

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