8 Ways To Beat Holiday Stress

Personal Finances

If holiday stress is already nipping at your enjoyment of the season, we’ve got tips to help bring the cheer back! While the entertainment industry would have us think the holidays are always full of good cheer, lots of laughs and warm feelings, the reality can, unfortunately, be otherwise. Sometimes, all that frenzied consumerism, party-hopping, and crazy schedules can bring …

6 Ways To Keep Your Finances Intact This Holiday Season

Personal Finances

‘Tis the season to shop until you drop-or until you go broke. But you don’t have to overspend. There’s no need to rack up a huge credit card bill or go into debt just to cover your holiday expenses. Enjoy a stress-free season by keeping your spending in check with these six tips: 1. Create a detailed list of all …

9 Tips For Sticking To A Holiday Budget

Personal Finances

A holiday budget takes time and discipline, but the payoff is well worth it. “Think of a budget as a financial GPS,” says Cate Williams, national spokeswoman for Money Management International. “It makes us a cheerful giver because we’re not spending money that should go to another expense,” Williams says. So how do you become a “cheerful giver”? We recommend …