Do you sit down and create a budget for your family spending during this busy season? Without one, we're amazed at how quickly things can add up: a few decorations here, Christmas tree there, baking, gifts, and travel plans...
and before you know it- you've spent a LOT of money.
Real Simple asked their readers how they stay on budget during the holidays
, and they answered with some great money-saving ideas.
Simple Mom also shares holiday budgeting ideas
How will you save money this year, and will you create a budget?
A Holiday Spending Worksheet is available here
if you want to get started.
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