Holiday gift-giving doesn’t need to drain your bank account. According to Deloitte, 37% of American households say their financial situation is worse than last year. Despite the economic pressures and rise of inflation, the holiday spirit remains intact. The American people are finding creative ways to give meaningful gifts and stay within their budget. Check out our top six tips to help you get started.
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There are many reasons why loved ones may ask for money. Medical care, job loss, lack of credit for loans, and personal emergencies are all common situations people may need extra assistance with. Lending money to family and friends can be a kind gesture and a way to help.
A midwestern couple walks into a mall. They’re looking to get some exercise so they set their FitBits and 9,000 steps later they’ve dropped $500. If you’re waiting for a punchline, there isn’t one. They left the mall with three ramen bowls, two coats, a pair of Doc Martens, and a bag of Lindt truffles they didn’t need when they got there and still didn’t need when they left.
In a bleak economy that has split the “middle class” into three different subclasses, the 18 to 29 age group have more opportunities to go into debt than any generation that came before them. There is a lot of pressure to show success. So much so that more people are living beyond their means more than ever.
There is no doubt that the new year brings with it a sense of renewal, hope for a better life that spurs us toward New Year’s resolutions and annual tasks.