prevent Christmas stress

10 Money Tips to Prevent Christmas Stress

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through that day, the adults kept on swearing, “It shouldn’t be this way! We shouldn’t be so flustered—we hate all the hoopla!” Then, they stress ate the cookies the kids made for Santa.

Most of us can relate to this story, because Christmas stress is denying us the true joys of the season. But no more! It’s time to say “Bah! Humbug!” to holiday hassles and actually enjoy Christmas this year.

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The One Cure for a Holiday Spending Hangover

The One Cure for a Holiday Spending Hangover

The Christmas lights go up, then they come down. Before you know it, the new year is here.

For some people, though, Christmas hangs around well past December. And no, we’re not talking about your neighbors who keep their lights up until March. We’re talking about the dreaded holiday spending hangover—that’s when your Christmas spending spirit overtakes your Christmas budget.

If you’re looking back and realizing you got a little off track on December spending, that’s okay! We’re here to help you recover.

The best way to end 2016 is to start making a plan for 2017. Here are three simple steps to get your budget back on track.

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