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.
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April 3, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
You’ve heard the term, “work smarter, not harder”? Try “work less, save more.”
March 31, 2017 | Joe Pye
Almost half of pranksters say they will pay money to pull off their jokes.
March 24, 2017 | Money Talks News
Vacations are the ultimate pick-me-up, whether they are planned in the midst of a long, dark winter, or during the hopeful months of spring and summer. Don’t let a tight budget keep you from having a getaway. There are ways to do it for less that won’t diminish your experience. Some of these 14 money-saving travel […]
March 17, 2017 | Money Talks News
A fun summer vacation doesn’t have to be just a dream.
February 9, 2017 | Dori Zinn
As many as 95 percent of hiring managers say employee burnout is completely damaging companies, causing high turnover rates and workplace retention issues.
February 7, 2017 | Dori Zinn
National Retail Federation estimates that V-Day spending will drop from $19.7 billion to $18.2 billion this year.
January 31, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Americans are leaving 658 million vacation days unused every single year.
January 16, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Only 37 percent of employees will be getting paid to not work today. It’s an all-time high, but the rest of us will be working today.
January 4, 2017 | Joe Pye
Americans enjoy repeat vacations, but not in their own backyard.
January 3, 2017 | Joe Pye
That’s what researchers learned this holiday season, along with two other facts that seem just as weird.
December 30, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
This week: Whew, glad that’s over.
December 16, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
This week: A look back at Thanksgiving, a look ahead to Christmas.
December 14, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader has skipped Black Friday and Cyber Monday — and every other shopping day so far.
December 12, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
I love the November and December, but I fear January.
December 7, 2016 | Dori Zinn
When it comes to what adults want most, 43 percent of men and women both said they want quality time with family as a holiday gift this year.
December 7, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is appalled at the way her boyfriend and his family celebrate the holidays
November 28, 2016 | Dori Zinn
94 percent of employees plan to spend some of today browsing through Cyber Monday sales.
November 21, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Does the day you venture out to spend money this holiday season really matter? How can you save time, money, and sanity this holiday season?
November 15, 2016 | Dori Zinn
38 percent of Americans will charge their holiday purchases to a credit card, and almost half of those said it’s to earn rewards.
November 7, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Most human resources managers agree that employees and managers should have gift exchanges, but admit there have been some really strange gifts given in the past that shouldn’t be repeated.
October 31, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Most parents check their kid’s candy before letting them eat it, also so they can eat it
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.