It’s coming up to my favourite time of year – Christmas. Sure it can be hectic – shopping for presents in a crazy mall can feel like running a marathon, but when the day finally comes, I love it! There’s nothing better than spending time with loved ones, eating amazing food and enjoying everything to do with summer.
Before we know it we will be hearing Michael Buble on the radio and seeing ‘xmas’ trees for sale on the side of the road. There is, however, something to be said about preparing early or planning ahead as we begin to feel the pressure to buy all of our gifts in time and we start to remember how quickly our hard earned cash seems to disappear.
Do you know that last December Kiwis spent $6 billion in card transactions alone? That’s crazy! So how can we enjoy the Christmas break without racking up more debt than necessary?
Here are our top tips:
Every little bit of saving all adds up. It’s important not to be stressed about overspending and instead be able to enjoy the holiday break with your loved ones.
We would love to hear your Christmas savings suggestions.
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