Tag Archives: holiday spending

How to Enjoy the Holiday Season without Paying for It in January

By Liisa Tatem, CPA, CA, CFDS, CFP® Christmas can be like a runaway sleigh. You’re bundled up and warm, enjoying the dips and turns of holiday fun, when you realize that your budget bounced off the sleigh into a snowbank and … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Save Money at the Holidays

By Sheila Walkington, BBA, CFP®   According to a recent article in The Toronto Star, on average, Canadians will each spend $885 on Christmas this year and that’s down $68 from last year. That’s a lot of money. But at this time … Continue reading

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Stay in the black, don’t get the holiday blues

There’s nothing that obliterates happy vacation memories faster than a holiday spending hangover. And it’s all too easy to overspend. There are countless ways we justify our overspending on holidays:  “It’s the only time I’ll ever be here in my … Continue reading

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