On Your Mark...
Last year Americans spent an average of $882 for gifts during the holiday season and that number is expected to go up in 2016.1 You don’t want to end up on the far side of that number and the best way to do that is by creating a budget and sticking to it. Here are some pointers to get you started.
- Know whom you're buying gifts for.
- Talk to friends, family and coworkers and determine if or how many holiday parties are scheduled and what you are expected to bring.
- Don’t forget to factor in the teachers, mail carriers and neighbors that make your life a little easier.
Now that your budget is set, here are some pointers to help you get the most out of it.
It’s time to put those shopping skills to the test!
November 28 is Cyber Monday
This is just like Black Friday except you don’t have to get out of your pajamas! Huge savings from any store with a url address. The best part is most retailers will offer free shipping before the holidays. If you’re a savvy online shopper there’s no reason why you won’t be able to find some great deals.
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