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The holidays are getting closer! This week we’re highlighting some holiday finance blogs that cover financial stress, purchases to avoid, and how to deal with being broke at Christmas.
Take a look at this week’s highlights.
“If you struggle with financial anxiety, you’re far from alone. According to a recent study from Personal Capital, 65% of Americans say their financial anxiety impacts their overall confidence and 64% say their mental health is affected by money.” – Tayne Law Group
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“The holidays may seem far away, but in a few short weeks (9 to be exact!), you’ll be sitting down to a Thanksgiving meal and browsing Black Friday deals. This is why it’s important to prep your budget now so you can avoid going into debt later this season.” – Andrea Woroch
“There are few times of year at which it feels worse to be short on cash than the holidays. And for those of us who celebrate Christmas — arguably the most commercial and gift-centric of all the major holidays — the pressure to go into debt to make sure you’re “doing it right” is overwhelming. ” – The Financial Diet
“Ever asked yourself – How can I have a great Christmas on a budget? Well, Christmas is notoriously a time when people spend tons of money and rack up tons of debt buying Christmas gifts for their loved ones. ” – Clever Girl Finance
“Most frugal people don’t want you to buy them THINGS just for the sake of things. Many are super practical and want everything to have a purpose, specifically a money-saving purpose. Frugal people enjoy getting useful gifts that they can use. ” – A Dime Saved