It’s official! Today marks American Thanksgiving, tomorrow is Black Friday. This means that the holidays are approaching quickly. Do your palms start to sweat a little as you consider how you will purchase all of the gifts, plan the holiday meal and give to charity on your budget?
Here are 7 tips to help you save BIG this holiday season and eliminate financial stress.
1. Set a Budget & Stick to Cash
Set a budget and stick to it! It’s so easy to spend more than you can afford once the holiday sales and shopping events begin for the year. If you know what you can afford to spend, and you exercise willpower to stick to your budget, you can eliminate a lot of financial strain. Take out the amount of cash you can afford to spend and once that is done, so is your shopping. It does not get any easier than that!