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Smarter Seasonal Spending Challenge Day 1: Plan Ahead

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This sounds like an easy task, but the holidays will be here before you know it!

Sit down and make a list of upcoming parties, gifts you'll need to buy, trips you might be taking, and other expenses that might come up - costumes for a winter dance recital, anything. Then take some time to set a reasonable budget keeping in mind what works for your finances and incorporates all these purchases.

What do you have coming up this season?


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by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 12:00 AM
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by Member on Oct. 22, 2012 at 3:05 PM

Homecoming dress for DD, Birthday for son, Christmas for family!

by on Oct. 22, 2012 at 4:02 PM

Kids x-mas presents, winter clothing, dental work and DH's care package for x-mas.

by on Oct. 25, 2012 at 9:42 AM

My sons 7th bday was October 11th so we always count that in other than that just travel for turkey day :)

by on Oct. 26, 2012 at 9:30 PM

 halloween parties,thanksgiving parties,xmas parties,snack for a week for my son's class,clothes,pics,holiday activites.

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