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Enjoy Your Christmas Without Overspending With These Tips
Published by: SMDC.com | December 23, 2018
Christmas really is the season of giving -- and it’s also the season of spending! It’s a merry event for everybody; with all the gift-giving and parties here and there. That said it is but expected that you will be spending more on the last quarter of the year than any other time.
Here are a few tips to keep your money in check as you celebrate the holidays:
Splurge at Sale Prices
Prices usually go down as Christmas nears; all sorts of mall sales and product promos come up. Keeping this in mind will help you determine the perfect time to buy your gifts. Also, keep yourself updated on the Christmas bazaars that usually start to pop up at October.
Always Keep a List
Write down all the people you wish to give presents to this Christmas alongside gift ideas; your end goal for every shopping trip is to tick off items on the list and going home with money to spare. By keeping this list with you all the time, you won’t have to worry about getting distracted by things you don’t need.
Potluck House Parties
If you’re hosting a holiday party, we suggest you propose a potluck in your own SMDC Trees Residences home! Potlucks don’t only give you a wide array of food; it also saves you the trouble and money. After all, parties are better when everyone has something to bring to the table.
Happiness Is Free
No matter how cheesy it sounds, money really can’t buy happiness. This Christmas, spend not on the most expensive, but the most valuable and practical things. Make sure you know the people you’ll be giving to well enough to know what they would like and appreciate as opposed to just giving gifts for the sake of.
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