The holidays are by far my favorite time of the year. Getting together and making memories with family…decking the halls and enjoying a hot cup of coffee as you watch the snow fall outside…and having an excuse to hit the stores for some shopping therapy and to take advantage of the endless holiday sales. But along with the joy that surrounds the season of giving, the holidays can also take a toll on your finances, causing unwanted stress and anxiety. Below are 5 tips to help you prepare for holiday spending:
I started the year making two New Year’s resolutions…to exercise more and eat healthier (which happens to be a resolution every year for me)…and to keep a closer eye on our finances in hopes to save for a house or another large purchase. While resolution #1 is mostly in my control, #2 is a little harder because I’m setting a resolution for my husband as well!