How to Get Through the Holidays Without Going Broke

The holidays are such a great time of year, but they can also come with a lot of pressure! This holiday season, don’t sacrifice your bank account to be Santa, instead apply these tips to your life and you can spend the holiday right!

 

1)    Make A List, Check It Twice

A lot of unnecessary spending comes from lack of planning. Try making a list on your phone, so you don’t leave it behind, and include all of the gifts you plan on buying. This will keep you from getting overwhelmed, forgetting, or getting lured in by one of the sales people in the fragrance department!

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2)    Holiday Spending Limit

As much as we would love to give everyone a gift to lift their spirits, we just can’t. Set a limit now so you can stick to it. Don’t forget to include holiday parties, secret Santa gifts, work festivities, family, and friends.

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3)    Be Creative

Some of the best gift come from the heart. Think about creative ways you can put a smile on someone’s face this holiday. You can do their holiday grocery shopping, clean their house, cook for them, throw a small inexpensive party and let that be the gift to all of your friends. There are so many ways you can avoid spending big this holiday, just think outside the box!

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4)    Say No

 

It’s the holidays and celebration is in the air, don’t get caught up in all the hype. Going to every holiday party or gathering is going to cost you gas money, cash, and time. Be strategic and intentional with the invites you accept.

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These simple steps can save you tons, just stick to the script. I hope you guys have a great holiday!

 

 

Stay Young & Be Free,

 

Shanacee