How about putting yourself first this holiday season? Let’s take a moment to consider what you really want. More than likely it is peace of mind. Your credit standing impacts your peace of mind heavily. Let this year be different than last year, the year before that and all the years you can recall where you spent beyond your means and then paid for it all year long.
Too good to be true?
Absolutely not! The holidays are a time for giving, but to what extent? Do you give so much that you must then go without? This is often the case for shoppers caught up in the mob mentality around sale shopping. It is much harder to shop with restraint with shoppers around you grabbing every markdown item. Whether you realize it or not, this scenario does affect the way in which you […]
According to a new poll from the American Psychological Association (APA), more than eight out of ten women anticipate a stressful holiday season due to financial concerns. The poll found that women are significantly more likely than men to worry about having enough money to purchase gifts.
“Many people feel overwhelmed during the holiday season, and given the current economic crisis, the pressures can be extraordinary,” says psychologist Katherine Nordal, PhD, APA’s executive director for professional […]