Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Is Christmas Already Getting Too Expensive? Find Out How to Reduce the Cost

 If you would like to impress your friends and family members, and you have already overspent
 for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it might be time to stop and think. 
There are several great ways of making presents look more expensive than they really are,
 and you can pick up some great bargains or customize your gifts, 
so you don’t have to overspend and pay the price later. Find out more below.
Save Up Your Points  

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One of the smart ways people use to reduce the cost of the holiday season is saving up. 
If you haven’t started a saving account yet, chances are that you have several accounts that 
allow you to collect points and discounts. 
If you use them for your present shopping, you will be able to reduce your spendings and use
 your points for presents.
 At the same time, you should check out whether or not any of the retailers offer double 
or triple points on purchases.
Look for Multibuy Discounts
If you have a girl squad chances are that buying the same presents for them will be a 
good idea, especially if they like the same things. You can get multibuy discounts on eBay and other sites, 
so you can save on the full price. 
Whether it is cosmetics or jewellery, you can easily track the discount to see if it is worth to buy multiple items.

   Stick to a List
One of the mistakes people make when shopping for presents is that they don’t create a list early.
You have to ask people what they would like to see in their stockings for Christmas, 
so you can do your research before 
the shopping craze starts. 
Sticking to a list will also help you avoid overspending and buying too many things for one person. 
A plan is always beneficial when it comes to your finances.
Stick to a Budget for Each Person
It is also important that you stick to your budget and determine it early before you head to the shops.
You might be able to find a suitable gift well below the amount you set as maximum, and that is fine.
But if you overspend on each present by just ten percent, you can get into trouble in January 
when your credit card statements arrive.

Use Saving Apps and Cashback Offers

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Many people are now discovering the power of the internet 
when it comes to discount and cashback offers. 
You should keep an eye on the latest offers, and check out the Ebates reviews to find out 
how much you can save and whether or not it is worth to get involved. 
If you prefer local shopping, you can also take advantage of the latest BSaver mobile app
 that delivers offers from your high street to your mobile phone.

If you would like to avoid looking cheap, but save money on your Christmas presents,
 you need to think carefully and create a spending and present plan you can follow instead of
engaging in impulse buying.

Hope you liked this post! let me know your thoughts? 
Have a great day!


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