I follow a site on Facebook called “YourChristmasCountdown.com” It’s fun. Generally, the posts have Christmas music and I really do enjoy hearing the songs of my holidays past in October. I do. But today, I saw an interesting comment that followed the post. Commenter Tara Alexander had her own “money countdown” reminding us that there were only 5 paychecks between us and the big spend.
I liked that. This was a wake-up call that time was passing and we needed to get ready. Basically, start saving money now so that January credit card bills don’t make a pretty miserable month all on its own even worse.
Regardless of the holiday you observe, let’s use the 10 Mondays theme here to take control now of our holiday spending by focusing on a few planning tips to work on each week: