If you turn on the television or walk into a store, you are inundated with all the glittery packages, discounts, and holiday sales. The spirit of “giving” seems to be the one that most stores focus on for the holidays and rightfully so for their pocketbooks. In fact, you may be surprised at exactly how much Americans spend, on average, for the Christmas gift shopping. In a recent Gallup poll, they found that the average American will spend $770 on Christmas presents this year. For ... Continue Reading
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Follow these tips to keep your holiday season full of cheer and stress free.
The Holidays are here. (I hope you already knew that.) With the "most wonderful time of the year" comes a lot of headaches. However, making powerful plays to keep things simple can really create a fantastic holiday. Follow these tips to keep your season full of cheer and devoid of stress. Delegate You are not Santa Claus. No matter what level superman/woman you are, the holidays cannot hinge on one person. It is the season of giving, but that doesn't mean you should give everything you have ... Continue Reading
Get holiday presents with a little time and effort – through contents, Twitter parties, and more.
The holiday season is a time where children expect presents, but not everybody can afford to get their kids what they want (or deserve). I'm here to show you how to keep your out of pocket costs to a minimum so you can save that money for what’s really needed - bills, groceries, mortgage payments and more - hopefully keeping you out of the 70% of families who fall behind on bills between November 1st-December 31st. Here are some ways to get some incredible holiday presents, for little to ... Continue Reading