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Christmas: Budgeting & Spending Tips

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Ho Ho Hold Holiday Debt

Shaunna Privratsky

We promise to stick to a budget during the holidays. But, we blow it year after year like Santa after a 3 day no-cookie diet. Take charge of your holiday budgeting! Here are ways to curb spending and stay on track.

7 Ways to Save on Holiday Gifts


The holidays bring parties, family gatherings, and great times with friends. Unfortunately, this time of year can also be expensive. In an effort to keep budgets intact, here are a few tips for saving on holiday gifts.

Cash Strapped Christmas

Chantal King

Conquer a cash-strapped Christmas by giving yourself the gift of a holiday budget, and you'll be debt-free when you welcome in the New Year.

The Gift Budget

Sarah Collins

We all want to celebrate the special people and moments in our lives, but it might be hard to shoulder the reality of these expenses. So what can be done about it? The answer is surprisingly simple.

How to Put Santa on a Budget


From big trees to the big bundle of gifts, it's an incredibly expensive time of year. Many families need or want to cut back, but aren't sure how to do it. Here's some help

Check Your List Twice: Knowing Where You Spend Too Much

Shelly Burke

Maybe this is the year to really look at your Christmas list. Who will appreciate any gift given with love? Who will not appreciate any gift? Take the pressure off yourself and your wallet and simplify!

Do You Make These 5 Holiday Spending Mistakes?


Enjoy the holidays and get rid of debt-related stress. Here are 5 holiday spending mistakes and how to avoid them.

5 Signs You're Charging Too Much This Holiday


For many, staying out of debt at this time of year is about as easy as losing weight. Here are 5 signs you need to cool it with the credit cards this holiday season.

14 Ways to Save Money During the Holidays


Tired of starting the new year with a pile of debt? Enjoy the holidays without putting yourself in the poor house by shopping smart. Here are 14 tips to help you make the most of your time and money.

7 Ways to Stick to Your Holiday Budget


12 Money Tips from Holiday 'Experts'


Are Christmas Club Accounts Still a Good Idea?


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Christmas Club Accounts

Jeffrey Strain

7 Tips to a Debt Free Holiday Season

Deidra Ramirez

Cut Your Holiday Bills in Half

Gregory Thomas

Bake Yourself Some Christmas Dough

Liz Folger

Scrooge's Christmas List

Gary Foreman

Let the Holidays Loom Large, but Not Heavy

Mia Cronan

Christmas Gift Challenge

Gary Foreman

Ho, Ho, Ho or Bah, Humbug!

Gary Foreman

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