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Four Ways to Save Money This Christmas

It’s no secret that, around Christmas, everyone’s budget gets a little tighter. There are just too many people to give gifts to. If you’re trying to find some ingenious ways to save a little bit of cash this holiday season, then here are a few Christmas money savers that will help you do just that: Pre-Christmas Clean-up Before the holidays, do a pre-Christmas clean-up and get rid of the things you’re not really using anymore. Somewhere at the back of your closet, there are clothes, bags, and shoes that are still in good condition, but you’ve just grown tired of…

Christmas Film Favourites – Which Are Your Number Ones?

Source December is here and with it comes the barrage of Christmas themed cheer – from songs being played in your local shops, your favourite coffee shop breaking out those festive holiday themed lattes and your local TV channels starting to play the usual holiday favourites ranging from ‘Elf’ to ‘Home Alone’, ‘the Santa Clause’ and more. Check out the cool infographic made by Chill Money below too and have a look at the costs behind living the lives of some of our favourite Christmas families and characters. What is your favourite holiday film? Maybe yours is a bit of…

Trim The Tree & Your Budget This Christmas

Your kids approach their advent calendars with shameless excitement. A rare chocolate sweet with breakfast is only partly the reason why they arrive at the table practically buzzing. The fact that with every date they open means they’re one step closer to the big day helps! Your advent calendar doesn’t give you as much reason to cheer. You greet each day with another new bill as you curate a holiday that meets your kids’ expectations. Between the gingerbread house kits, the house-wide decorations, and the presents “from Santa”, the season’s festivities add up. If you aren’t prepared, the added strain…

A Christmas Photo Card – Innovative Ideas to Consider

Christmas is the season of giving and sharing. Friends and members of the family get together and celebrate their love for each other and the world. It is the happiest season and for good reason. And most of us want to share that happiness somehow, even with the people we can’t see in person. Hence, even though Christmas is still months away, now might be a good time to start thinking about your annual Christmas photo card. Personalized photo cards are a great way to send people something unique and original during the season, sending an individual message to everybody.…