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5 Ways to to Keep Holiday Spending in Check

5 Ways to to Keep Holiday Spending in Check

With Thanksgiving now in the rearview mirror, our minds automatically turn toward gift-giving season. We start to ask everyone what they want for Christmas and thus begin making our lists and checking them twice. We might peruse ads, surf the web and starting an Amazon list. As an adult, though it’s fun to receive gifts, it’s even more fun to ... Read More »

How to Handle ‘I Wants’ from Your Kids During the Holidays

How to Handle ‘I Wants’ from Your Kids During the Holidays

As a parent, the holidays are likely a time of mixed emotions. Sure, you enjoy the chance to spend quality time with your family, and you love seeing how excited the kids get when they are able to open their presents. However, you have to balance the budget even during this exciting time of year, which can be difficult to ... Read More »

3 Alternatives to Expensive Christmas Presents

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Christmas is a lot of fun, especially for those with kids – and it is also exceptionally expensive. In addition to buying expensive Christmas presents, you will probably need to buy food and other items for holiday parties you may be throwing. Plus, you might even have to travel to visit family or friends. In other words, your back account ... Read More »

3 Reasons You Need to Start Saving for Christmas Shopping Now

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It doesn’t take much imagination to figure out why most people feel that December is the most expensive month of the year. Depending on the size of your family and circle of friends, you may have to buy hundreds or even thousands of dollars in gifts each year, putting a major dent in your budget. Even if you do a ... Read More »

6 Christmas Gifts that Keep on Giving – at Little Cost

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With the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to finish up buying Christmas gifts (if you’re not done shopping already!). In my opinion, it’s a lot more fun to give gifts than it is to get gifts. This is partly because most gifts we get are only new, shiny and exciting for the first 15 minutes after we unwrap them ... Read More »