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10/23/2013 06:32 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Better Ways to Save on Halloween!

Halloween is a few days away! So, if you still don't have a costume, now's the time to make your purchase.

First thing's first, what do you want to be this year? You can always go with the popular vote. A survey from the National Retail Federation (NRF) revealed this year's top costumes.

Top 5 Adult Costumes:
Witch
Batman
Vampire
Zombie
Pirate

Top 5 Children's Costumes:
Princess
Animal
Batman
Action/Super Hero
Spider-Man

Even pets are joining the fun. The NRF estimates that 22 million Americans will dress up their pets this year. Top pet costumes include pumpkin, hot dog, cat, devil, witch and superman.

Now that you know what you want to be, it's time to save money! I recently bought three costumes and can can share how to save with smart shopping and coupon codes.

Ninja Turtle
Halloween Express
Retail Price: $59.99
Sale Price: $49.99
I paid: $39.99
Coupon Code: Save $10 off $30+ with COUPONS1013

Hunger Games Training Shirt
Spirit Store
Retail Price: $39.99
I Paid: $29.99
Coupon Code: Save 25% off one item with WALKING

Monster University Mike
BuyCostumes
Retail Price: $32.99
Jeanette Paid: $26.99
Coupon Code: Save 20% off one item with AFC166BC

FINAL WORD: Halloween doesn't have to break the bank. Make sure you are shopping around and using codes!

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