Holidays can be hard on your budget with so many one-off expenses. From decorating to travel, gift giving to extra family events, it’s easy to keep spending even when your free cash flow runs out. Debt.com is here to help you spend wisely at each and every holiday on the calendar so you can celebrate in style without overspending your way to a holiday debt hangover.
Articles tagged with holidays:
October 11, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Many Americans start holiday shopping before November 1 as Christmas creep moves in.
September 27, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Americans are on track to spend more than ever on Halloween this year.
September 14, 2016 | Dori Zinn
One-third of consumers — including half of parents — have already started holiday shopping.
September 1, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Walmart is pushing the country into the Christmas creep. We haven’t even put our barbecues away yet.
August 1, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence
Why it’s cheaper to take a year-long vacation than it is to live in California
February 22, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
It’s not a romantic topic, but it’s perhaps the most important one.
February 9, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Hate Valentine’s Day as much as I do? Here’s how to turn that hatred into $100.
February 3, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Not a broken heart. A flat-out broke heart.
January 25, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
It may not be just a hangover. It might be a disease. Here’s the cure.
January 18, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Maybe you’ve heard about Blue Monday. But you didn’t know about Red Tuesday.
December 10, 2015 | Brian Bienkowski
Gamers spend hours tirelessly playing their favorite games. You can spend a few minutes finding a gift for them.
December 7, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Stats on America’s personal finances can be depressing, but here are some numbers to raise your holiday spirits.
December 3, 2015 | Brian Bienkowski
Even though these gifts don’t catch fish or cost a lot, they’re valuable on the water.
November 26, 2015 | Brian Bienkowski
Satisfy a hipsters need for cool things without spending a bundle.
November 25, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader’s wife hates gift cards. Here are 4 reasons why she’s wrong — and 1 why she’s right.
November 23, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Shopping for the holidays? You’re being watched and studied. The results are amusing.
November 19, 2015 | Brian Bienkowski
Don’t blow your budget this holiday season buying the same old stuff.
November 5, 2015 | Debt.com
If you start now, you can save hundreds.
April 28, 2015 | Jess Miller
Worried about getting your car stolen? Here’s a brilliant solution: Don’t leave it unlocked. Here’s where people did…
April 20, 2015 | Jess Miller
Every day is the boss’ day. Here’s how to say what you want on your day — and make sure you get something you want for Administrative Professionals Day.
January 19, 2015 | Angela Colley
A New Orleans local tells you exactly where to go and what to do to save big bucks during the big party.
December 30, 2014 | Jess Miller
Americans have good reason to celebrate this holiday season. Here’s why.
December 25, 2014 | Jess Miller
Dying to get out of the house but the bars are all closed? Here’s our guide of what’s open on Christmas Day 2014.
December 24, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader who couldn’t get home for Christmas is buying her family’s presents the day after.
December 23, 2014 | John Rampton
Not sure what to get the entrepreneur in your life? Here are some tips from our small business expert.
December 22, 2014 | Emily Bloch
Everything everyone wants for Christmas is on Amazon Prime.
December 22, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
If giving gifts to coworkers is stressing you out, try this.
December 18, 2014 | Jess Miller
If you’re looking for creative gifts that don’t cost a lot of money or time, check out what I got my family for Christmas.
December 15, 2014 | Diego Saldana
Flying during the holidays? Stay away from these awful passengers.
December 15, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
This holiday season, we spend money on ourselves and others and then regret it. Here’s how not to.
December 11, 2014 | Jess Miller
If you owned all the student loans in the United States, here are the holiday gifts you could buy Americans of all ages.
December 8, 2014 | Jess Miller
Green Monday is yet another new shopping “holiday.” We came up with some better ideas.
December 2, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Odds are you’re going to get something you don’t like for the holidays. Hope it’s as funny as these…
December 1, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The best holiday gift you can give yourself is also the cheapest: protecting your identity.
November 27, 2014 | Brian Bienkowski
Here’s the lowdown on Cyber Monday, while you chow down today.
November 24, 2014 | Jess Miller
Tired of being a cog in the consumerist Black Friday machine? Try these money-saving ideas instead.
November 24, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The holiday shopping season officially starts Thanksgiving Day. Here’s your official savings guide.
November 20, 2014 | Emily Bloch
Can you tell the difference between a $1,995 earring and a $10 one? Check out our alternative to Paltrow’s overpriced gift guide.
October 30, 2014 | Jess Miller
Halloween falls on a Friday night — which means forget the children, be scared of the adults.
October 3, 2014 | Jess Miller
Industry experts estimate that more people will buy technology for Christmas than ever before.
October 2, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
With 29 days until Halloween, here are some frightening (or funny) holiday statistics…
September 23, 2014 | Jess Miller
The onslaught of toy lists has begun. Here’s where to buy and get it over with.
July 1, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Don’t fly flags or eat meat from another country for Independence Day. Here’s how to buy American.
June 3, 2014 | Stefanie Hochstadter
Win a $25 Amazon gift certificate for anything you want, just by telling us a true story about you and your money.
May 26, 2014 | Monica Victor
Going out to eat on this holiday? Here’s what you’ll face…
May 14, 2014 | Lulu Ramadan
Fraud and fees can leave you paying more for a gift card than you mean to give out. Read our tips on how to get the most out of giving a gift card.
May 7, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
What should you get Mom this Sunday? Here’s what everyone else is doing.
April 16, 2014 | Jessica Williams
Pre-planning can save you more money on Easter than you think.
January 15, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Can you save on a vacation by timing it for cheap hotels? Maybe, if the flights don’t suck.
December 11, 2013 | Monica Victor
While re-gifting has been frowned upon in the past, it is becoming more socially acceptable and more common than we might think. But, giving a re-gift can be embarrassing and insulting if done irresponsibly. When done right, it can save you time, money and embarrassment.