Gift ideas for when the holiday budget is tight

Christmas: Inexpensive Gift Ideas

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Give Great Holiday Gifts that Cost $10 or Less


Looking for an inexpensive but fun gift and have no idea where to begin? Here are some ideas to get you started.

Video: Alternative Gift Exchanges

Jeff Yeager

The Ultimate Cheapskate gives us ten frugal alternatives to traditional (typically pricey) gift exchanges.

Last Minutes Gifts Under $10

Shari Smith

Quick! Do you need some last minute gifts that will please the recipients? Look no further than your own cupboards and shelves.

Gift Giving in a Bad Economy

Teena M. Stewart

This year, maybe things aren't as prosperous for you. Though finances may dictate frugal holiday spending, we can still reach out to those with less. Here are some ideas for giving to others.

5 Fab Gifts

Ruth Schiffmann

If you're feeling a pinch in your pocketbook as the holidays approach, try giving one of these gifts that are big on heart and small on cost.

Frugal Holiday

TDS Reader Solutions

Money tight? That's okay. You can still afford a great Christmas with these frugal holiday gift ideas.

Avoiding Office Gift Drawings

Reader Solutions

Does the thought of the office gift exchange leave you feeling a little buried? Here are some delicate ways to let your co-workers know that you'd rather not participate without coming across as a Scrooge.

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10 Free Holiday Gifts

Melissa Mayntz

Christmas Gifts That Don't Cost a Dime

Melanie Farkas

Too Much Christmas

Reader Solutions

Gifts for Free

by Anonymous

I Gave at the Office!

Tricia Goss

20 Gifts Under $25

Kimberly Ripley

Can You Spare a Dime?

Deborah Taylor-Hough

Inexpensive Gifts

TDS Reader Solutions

Christmas Gifts and Traditions

TDS Reader Solutions

Inexpensive Food Gifts

TDS Reader Solutions

Inexpensive Christmas and Hanukkah Gifts

TDS Reader Solutions

Christmas on the Cheap!

Nancy Steinkoenig

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