It seems you barely have time to get the Halloween or Harvest Fest decorations out before it’s time to celebrate Christmas. Far too often, this holiday seems to sneak up fast. Don’t be taken off guard, finding yourself tempted to pull out your credit card to finance Christmas gifts. Following are seven ways to afford Christmas this year.
Careful planning throughout the year is obviously the preferred method of paying for Christmas gifts. However, if you just haven’t had any extra cash to tuck away, there is still hope to being able to pull off gift giving without slipping into the red and feeling as if you need to spend January, February, or all of the next year and beyond, paying for a gift that has already been unwrapped.
Don't feel like you have to out spend or give to impress. Chances are that most gifts will be forgotten about mere days following the big holiday anyway. Think about it. Do you remember every gift everyone gave you last year?
Click through the following seven ways to afford Christmas.