4 Tips to Manage Your Money this Holiday Season
By Michael Lee
The holiday season is here. Busy calendars are already filling up with festive activities, celebrations and gatherings of families and friends.
Improved economic conditions are expected to increase consumer spending. A recent national report shows that holiday shoppers plan to spend $1,440 for holiday expenses, and yet less than half plan to stick to a budget for holiday spending.
‘Tis the season to shop and spend, but before you swipe that credit card—there are a few budgeting tips individuals and families should consider to ensure they manage their finances during the holiday rush.