9 ways to manage holiday spending

The holidays don't have to be a time for pricey gifts and other major spending. These approaches can make the season less costly.

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Nov 5, 2012 5:25PM
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 Christmas is about family right?  We give what we can afford period. Our money this year is tight so we agreed that $50.00 per person is fair. My daughter said she feels relieved and is more excited we are getting the whole family together for food, games, movies and fun. 

Nov 5, 2012 3:06PM
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People charge so much on their credit cards that they are paying their Christmas bills the following Christmas?  That's sad.  No gift is that important.
Nov 5, 2012 1:59PM
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