No matter how well we budget for the coming year, holidays always seem to sneak up on us. Think about how many special occasions require extra spending in just one year: birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Thanksgiving, the winter holidays including New Years, religious celebrations, or any weekend where you get together with family and friends. All of those fun times amount to a lot of holiday spending on everything from food, to decor, and of course, gifts.
These are ten common mistakes people make when it comes to opening their wallets during any celebration or holiday:
Thinking Of Holidays Like Emergencies
Yes, you were probably taught that it’s polite to bring a hostess gift and to...