Tips To Prepare For Holiday Shopping
11/2/2022

The most wonderful time of the year can quickly become stressful when trying to plan for Christmas shopping. To help you combat the stresses of gift buying, we’ve compiled a few tips on how to prepare for this year.
 
 
Make A List; Check It Twice
Trying to keep track of what everyone wants for Christmas can leave your head spinning.  Creating a list of the gifts you want to buy for Christmas is one of the easiest ways to make sure you aren’t overspending this holiday season. When you make a list, it can help you determine how much you can spend on yourself and loved ones, making sure everyone gets what they want, and you haven’t blown your budget!

Scout Out The Best Deals
Before making that final purchase, consider doing a little research first to make sure you are getting the best deal on that particular item. Are you going to find a better deal online or in-store? Will there be a sale on this item in the near future? Consider checking places like Amazon or Walmart first to make sure you are getting the best deal.
 TIP: You can set alerts for products on Amazon for when a price drops! Make sure you aren’t overpaying on items this season.

Budget Accordingly
The earlier the better when it comes to allocating funds for your Christmas shopping budget. However, the holiday season can sneak up on us quick! According to Forbes, “families spend around $1,000 on Christmas gifts”, so if you wish you had  saved more, or don’t know where to begin that’s okay. Christian Financial offers a stocking stuffer personal loan that you can use for the holidays! And when you apply online, you don’t have to worry about payments until February!* Learn more about our stocking stuffer loan.

We hope these tips will help you prepare for the hectic holiday season. If you’re feeling stressed, we’re here to help with financing that will fit your budget, so you can focus on gift giving and spending the holidays with friends and family.
 
 
 
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