Why you should start saving for the holiday season now

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Have you been to Costco lately? How about Walmart?  It used to be that Christmas trees and decorative items wouldn’t appear on the sales floor until after Thanksgiving with the landmark event—”Black Friday!”

But—I am now seeing Christmas decorations showing up everywhere, and I’m reminded that I need to start my Christmas list—just what the big box stores want!  Have you started to save for Christmas?  Or Hanukkah?

While we are at it, it’s probably a good time to start budgeting for all the holidays beginning with Thanksgiving. In this article, you are given some excellent tips on to save for the holidays. One can never stop thinking about how to continue to build the discipline of savings as part of financial planing and saving for your retirement—even during the holidays.

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Skip to main content Buzz60’s TC Newman has tips and tricks for saving money – just in time for the holidays! Buzz60 As you put up fall decorations and start selecting Halloween costumes for you and the kids, there’s actually another holiday season you should start thinking about – the one that arrives in December. For many people, December is an expensive month because of Christmas or Hanukkah gifts and because of the costs […]

 

Best Apps for Finding Cheap Flights

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Have you seen them?  Just went to Costco for a few things, and as I’m walking down one the endless aisles what do I see? Of course, the customary Halloween costumes to be sure … but I also saw Christmas decorations. Christmas trees, ornaments, and more.   I immediately thought … haven’t we had Thanksgiving yet?

Alas–I’m resigned to accept the ubiquitous marketing, and the ushering of the fall and winter holidays. And that means travel.  I’m getting ready to head to New York and DC. My son wants me to visit in Seattle. So, you know I’ll be looking for travel deals. And one of them is flying as cheaply as I can.

15 Tips and Hacks for Getting the Best Deal on Flights

Here’s a cool video on 15 tips for getting deals on airline savings tips ..

 

 

Savings on Flying

Here’s a great article from Money section of US News. Check it out.

Flying is fast and efficient, but it isn’t necessarily cheap. Average fares out of Los Angeles International Airport were $336.13 in the first quarter of 2019, according to the Federal Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Travelers from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport paid $380.41 on average, while flights out of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport were calculated at $406.63. Whether you frequently fly solo or are planning a vacation for your family, flight costs can quickly add […]