Savvy Holiday Shopping Tips

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Savvy Holiday Shopping Tips

Don’t let your budget get away from you during the holiday season. Whether you need to fill a stocking or build a holiday budget, we’ve got you covered!

First and foremost, every holiday shopping trip needs a budget to back it up. Bank Rate features tips and tricks on how to build a holiday budget and guidelines for your upcoming shopping trips!

Once you begin fighting the crowds at the mall, safety is of the utmost importance. Be sure to follow these Better Business Bureau tips for safe holiday shopping. These tips include researching product quality, avoiding purchasing gifts on public Wi-Fi connections, and protecting your credit card when checking out.

Studies show that more money is spent when shoppers buy gifts without a list. US News has smart holiday shopping tips such as: shop for handcrafted gifts, check out high-end designer beauty accessories, or spend your money on shared experiences.

Good Housekeeping is also a great budget-saver source of gift ideas for everyone on your list. “18 Fun Holiday Gifts Under $10,” and “15 Fun Stocking Stuffers Under $20” boast compact planters, art, and trinkets galore.

If you are going a more considerate route, check out these top thoughtful ideas that won’t frazzle your finances. “26 Thoughtful Christmas Gifts Under $20” and “15 Thoughtful Christmas Gifts Under $30” are sure to keep smiles on your loved ones faces until next Christmas.

Follow these tips so that it truly can be the most wonderful time of the year!