How to curb Christmas spending

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How to curb Christmas spending

Knowing how to curb Christmas spending is a real help as this money spending season goes into full swing

Here are 5 things I have done this week to stop myself overspending


how to curb the Christmas spending

1)  I keep rewriting my Christmas list to keep clear track of what I have bought. It is very easy to just keep buying more for my kids and this list enables me to see quickly THEY DONT NEED ANYTHING ELSE

2) I have written up my financial resolutions for 2020 as I thought it important to keep my eyes on money-saving rather than money spending

3) This weekend I am going to write up my financial goals for 2020 to reinforce my focus on what I want to achieve (and to stop me wasting money now)

4) We have saved money this week on buying my ever-growing kids Christmas jumpers by customising a jumper. You can totally do this too. Follow our tips to make your own Christmas jumper

5) I have also been savvy shopping around, checking out where to get the best bargains and spending a little bit of time saving. It is rather amazing how much you can save if you do this. keep savvy folks don’t just impulse buy!

How to curb Christmas spending


Hows you thrifty week been? have you figured out how to curb the Christmas spending yet?  Do check out the UK money bloggers Christmas giveaway

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  1. December 6, 2019 / 19:42

    I have a Christmas spreadsheet! It really helps me to track my spending and stick to the budget

  2. lisa
    December 11, 2019 / 06:02

    When I start thinking of holiday gifts, I keep my list on my email. I keep referring to it and as ideas pop into my head or someone mentions something, I jot it down. Then, I start saving rewards points and do online surveys to help get the items. This year, I got $215 worth of gifts for free. I ended up shopping on Amazon and Ebay..

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