Tag: Holiday Finances


Valentine's Day on a Budget

How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day on a Budget

Love is in the air, and the money is flowing like heart emojis. According to the National Retail Federation, the average American spends $221.34 on Valentine’s Day each year. That’s a lot of money to spend on a one-day celebration! Lucky for you, there are ways to enjoy a romantic evening with your partner without going…

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Holiday Overspending Tips to Get Back on Track

Help! I Overspent on the Holidays!

It’s so easy to go overboard during the holidays. If you have kids, you want everything to be perfect for them. You want to build priceless memories, so spending any amount seems worth it. If you’re just getting started, you want to impress your family with how together you have things. Giving extravagant gifts to…

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Tracking Holiday Spending Keeps Seasonal Stress Down

Nothing is more heartwarming than seeing your loved ones’ faces light up when they open that perfect gift you gave them. Tyler’s new bike, Olivia’s new tablet and that gift card to mom and dad’s favorite steak place all add up to wonderful holiday memories… until the bills show up. The holidays will look different…

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Do It Yourself Holiday Gift Hacks

Save Money This Holiday Season with These DIY Gift Hacks

Love the holidays but hate the Santa sticker shock that follows? No need to spend your way into debt this season. Keep costs down and make the holidays more meaningful by gifting your loved ones with personalized homemade presents. From pamper-me packages crafted with care, to home décor that costs just a few dollars, to…

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Halloween and Christmas Holiday Spending

It’s Almost Halloween, So Let’s Talk Christmas

Football is back, the leaves are changing, and everywhere you look pumpkin spice is taking over. Fall is here, and Halloween is right around the corner! Clearly, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas and other Winter holidays. Even if you’re the “Bah, Humbug” type of person who regularly posts Facebook rants about the neighbors…

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