When you’re working on a tight budget, effective meal planning and grocery shopping can go a long way towards helping you cut costs and avoid credit card debt for daily expenses like food. What’s true for everyday meals for the family becomes even more important when you’re talking about big meals for multiple guests like what you see around the holidays. If you don’t have a solid plan, you wind up having enough food for an army and a few extra charges on your credit cards because you went over your food budget.
With that in mind, Consolidated Credit has collected these helpful tips on how to plan and execute a big holiday meal on a budget. Using these tips can help you avoid debt, particularly during the holiday shopping season when cash is already strapped.