Ho, ho, ho! Cookies are baking, bells are ringing, and sounds of holiday cheer fill the air. The holiday season is fast upon us. In this “most wonderful time of the year”, it’s easy to slip into the holiday mood and buy just one more present for an acquaintance, one more outfit for a holiday [...]
Money Zone: Holiday Spending
It’s so easy to get swept away by our emotions during the holiday season: decorating, buying gifts, throwing parties and preparing special meals. So easy, in fact, that many of us wind up with a credit-card hangover come January. We’ve found that the best way to enjoy the holidays without overspending is to make a holiday budget early – then stick to it. We’ve even got a list to remind you of all possible expenses, so be sure to check it twice!
To stretch your savings this holiday season, create a holiday budget.