Category: Holidays

Without a doubt, the holidays are the most expensive shopping season of the year. Families spend big money to come together and celebrate the holiday season. From pricey trending gifts to going overboard with decorations to peak season travel prices, almost every aspect of the holiday season seems to cost a pretty penny. We help you craft a holiday budget that works and offer helpful shopping strategies that will allow you to save as much as possible without risking your sanity to do it. Learn how to shop smart so you can minimize the expense (and effort) of making the holiday season merry and bright.

How do you spend for the holidays

Who Do You REALLY Spend the Holidays With?

December 14th, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks

More and more, workers are putting off trips home to spend the holidays working, but they also spend their holiday work time shopping for family.

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Are you feeling holiday shopping stress?

Holiday Spending Stress

December 9th, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks

If you’re feeling a rise in holiday spending stress you’re not alone. Americans are finding overspending is not adding anything to their holiday cheer.

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Don't be a Bad Santa when it comes to holiday gifts

Parents Are Overstuffing Their Kids’ Stockings

November 23rd, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks

You might think you’re doing your kids a favor by getting them everything they ask for during the holidays, but really, you’re being a Bad Santa in debt.

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Holiday shopping that saves

Finally, Some Good News about Holiday Shopping

November 16th, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks

Consumers report they’re in a better financial situation heading into the holiday shopping season, which may increase retail sales along with holiday cheer.

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Holiday shopping seasons creep up to make you spend more

Creeping Holiday Shopping Seasons

October 14th, 2016 | Meghan Alard

If holiday shopping seasons got an earlier, we’d all be shopping year-round. But there’s good reason to start early, and it’s not the reason retailers want.

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Sweethearts Spend Less than $100

February 12th, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Valentine’s Day spending is set to hit record highs this year. Consolidated Credit helps you make the day special without going into debt to do it.

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The Best New Year’s Resolution

December 30th, 2015 | April Lewis-Parks

Consolidated Credit offers a unique way to combine the top two New Year’s resolutions so you can have one goal for your finances and physical health.

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Not-So-Happy Holidays

December 2nd, 2015 | Michael Koretzky

From overspending in your holiday budget to increased risk of theft with gift deliveries, these are the dangers you need to watch out for this season.

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Black Friday Buyer’s Remorse

November 27th, 2015 | Meghan Alard

Shoppers are expected to spend over $400 between Black Friday and the rest of Thanksgiving weekend. We have tips to manage the credit card debt hangover.

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Holiday Shopping: Saving Old-School

November 25th, 2015 | Michael Koretzky

Technology may be changing the way some people shop for the holidays, but we look at shoppers who are saving money the old-fashioned way this season.

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