What’s your holiday budget like? Is your shopping all done, or are you more into homemade gift ideas? Holiday spending can get out of hand if you aren’t careful, especially if you tend to shop at the last minute or continue to buy “just one more thing”.
I was surprised to learn that according to a survey that Women & Co. recently conducted with Real Simple (my favorite magazine), the majority of women surveyed spend at least $700 on holiday expenses — and 1 out of 3 spend $1,000 or more.
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That’s right, MoneyCrush has been live for two years now. Apparently time flies when you’re a blogger, because it doesn’t seem like all that long ago.
And while I’d love to celebrate by giving every single one of you 930+ subscribers and 10,000ish monthly visitors a present, a little bit of budgeting says no. (I had to get something personal finance-related in there somewhere, right?)
So here’s what I’m going to do instead. I’ll pick two of you, and you’ll each get a gift card worth $50 to use on Amazon. Know though that I’m happy to have you all as readers. Thanks for being here! » Read more
Hope you’re having a good Memorial Day weekend!
Here’s a chance at making it a little better: I’ve partnered with Consumerism Commentary for the $100 Memorial Day Giveaway. Each of us has contributed a $50 Amazon.com Gift Card that will go to one lucky reader. » Read more
If you’re the random winner of my little contest, I’ll send you one. Who doesn’t want free money to spend on Amazon? » Read more