‘Tis the season for spending time with loved ones, getting stuffed on delicious food, and quite possibly, doling out more cash than anticipated. As joyous as those holiday bells can be, the attached holiday expenses can take a toll on your wallet.
If the onset of winter causes your mood to drop along with the temperature, you’re not alone (even if you live alone). Seasonal affective disorder — best known by the appropriate acronym S.A.D. — afflicts roughly 10 million Americans.
The holiday season is full of love, joy, and, unfortunately, expenses! Even with fun things like gifts and travel on your mind, you still have to pay for rent, utilities, and food. But you can beat the budget blues this winter with these seven ways to make extra cash for the holidays!
Thanksgiving is almost here—can you believe it? Maybe you’re already looking at your holiday plans, and you’re finding that work, school, or even crazy weather are making it difficult to pack up and head home for turkey time.
Reese opened his eyes and sat straight up in bed. He looked over at the dinosaur calendar pinned to his wall to make sure his gut was right. There, circled in red marker, was the day he had been waiting for. It was finally here—Father’s Day, and he was determined to make sure it was the best one ever.
This year is going to be a special one for our family. Even though I am a 35-year-old with two children, I will be meeting one of my uncles for the first time. He has lived in Japan for most of his life, and finally saved up enough money to visit the U.S. He is so excited about meeting his five-year-old great-niece, Amanda, and his two-year-old great-nephew, Joshua.