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How have you tackled your finances during the holiday season?

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I feel everyone spent a little more during the holiday season. Does anyone have any unique tips how you managed your finances during the holiday season?

I always formulate a holiday budget before the holiday begins. It helps me to balance the holiday spending as well as the routine expenses. Simple. Also, try to set aside money 2-3 months earlier. This will help you to enjoy the holiday season without taking the financial stress.

Sub: #1 posted on Tue, 01/02/2018 - 17:19

sanderspatricia29 sanderspatricia29

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It's true that I spent a good amount on festive shopping but that didn't affect my finances since I used my emergency fund for covering the expenses.

My tip:

Create an emergency fund this year. Make it your New Year resolution.

Sub: #2 posted on Wed, 01/03/2018 - 08:47

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Make a New Year resolution to plan a budget along with a holiday budget and start saving little every month towards your 2018's holiday expenses.

Sub: #3 posted on Fri, 01/05/2018 - 20:19

Good Nelly Good Nelly
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I have reduced my food cost during holidays by lowering my numbers of consuming colas and French fries. :)

Sub: #4 posted on Tue, 01/09/2018 - 15:02

Barbara Delinsky Barbara Delinsky

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I have decided to save a certain amount every month. Any extra earning will also go toward saving.

Sub: #5 posted on Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:43

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