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  1. Extension Today: Holiday Finances

    https://extension.osu.edu/today/holiday-finances

    how to  Be Smart About Holiday Spending. CONNECT WITH OUR EXPERTS! There's always room to ... holiday spending under control can be a true balancing act for your finances! Learn how to celebrate the holidays ... several great tips about getting a handle on holiday finances. First and foremost- make a spending plan. ...

  2. Family Fundamentals: Plan now to help control holiday costs (for 11/09)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-plan-now-help-control-holiday-costs-1109

    trying to cut back on holiday spending this year; most analysts predict sales during the Christmas ... shopping season to be flat or slightly lower than last year. But you're right-- there's ... a difference between thinking about spending less and actually doing it. The first thing to do is actually make ...

  3. Family Fundamentals: Plan Now for Your 2006 Holiday Spending (Dec. 2005)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-plan-now-your-2006-holiday-spending-dec-2005

    American plans to spend an average of $747 on holiday gifts this year. If that sounds about right, and you ... decide an overall holiday expenditure of $900 will be about right for 2006. That means you'd have to ... entitled "Stop Spending Leaks," can help you keep spending in line. Family Fundamentals is ...

  4. Family Fundamentals: Make plan, be firm to curb holiday spending

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/node/863

    including personal finances. Just go to the site and search for “holiday spending.” Family Fundamentals is ... Brinkman OSU Extension, family and consumer sciences Family Fundamentals Conservation CFAES News Team ... a computer spreadsheet is more efficient. Either way, be sure to jot down every holiday-related expense and ...

  5. Family Fundamentals: Ideas can help family enjoy true meaning of holidays

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/family-fundamentals-ideas-can-help-family-enjoy-true-meaning-holidays

    will do you no good to tell your children that Christmas should be about families spending quality time ... overbook yourself and your family during the holidays. Try to be selective in invitations you accept and ... parents to help them communicate with their children and instill family values, both during the holidays ...

  6. Tips to better manage holiday spending

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/tips-better-manage-holiday-spending

    Waterhouse Coopers, total holiday spending this year will be similar to last year, with the average consumer ... holiday spending, most consumers—74%—told us they plan to spend the same or more this holiday season as ... we’re going to spend during the holidays,” she said. “I really like to think about this from a joy ...

  7. Budgeting tips for winter holiday spending

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/budgeting-tips-for-winter-holiday-spending

    your holiday spending, said Beth Stefura, educator, family and consumer sciences, Ohio State University ... money this holiday season is to unsubscribe from marketing emails and text messages, and to be aware of ... Federation. And many consumers said they plan to begin holiday spending earlier than previous years, with 39% ...

  8. Family Fundamentals: Keep your finances in mind when vacation planning (for June 2006)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-keep-your-finances-mind-when-vacation-planning-june-2006

    be sure to ask about extra per-person charges-- they can be a costly surprise. Better yet, choose ... plan to see. Again, if the total adds up to more than you want to spend, have the family make choices ... with food and beverages from a nearby grocery store. Give each family member a spending limit for ...

  9. Holiday Resources

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/mind-body/holiday-stress

    some resources that may be helpful during this season...   Holiday Stress Relief blog article Find Your ... Charts HOLIDAY STRESS Holidays are a time to celebrate with family and friends, enjoying the sights and ... sounds of the season and creating new memories.  Sometimes the season brings about extra stress. Here are ...

  10. Here's How To Celebrate The Holiday Season Without Breaking The Bank

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/heres-how-celebrate-holiday-season-without-breaking-bank

    to spend for the holidays.” Think about what brings you the most joy She recommends thinking about it ... the holiday spending plan “a gift to yourself. Think about the numbers you would like to see,” she ... a special role in holiday celebrations, either from a religious or family standpoint, Marrison said. It also ...

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