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Budget Mondays – Thanksgiving Edition

November 24, 2014

Monday – 11/24/2014

It’s Monday – a painful day for most people, yours truly included. Sometimes it is made even more painful as we remember just how much money we ended up spending over the weekend.

Budget

It’s one word that can make people cringe, angry and sad all at the same time, a rare occurrence indeed. There are plenty of reasons for this – people are told at work that their budgets are being cut, their ideas cannot be funded because they are not in the budget, and in our personal life, our budgets don’t usually quite match up to our desires.

Thanksgiving is the start of the holiday season, but without careful planning it can also become a stressful and expensive time of year. Take some time to think ahead, get organized and celebrate Thanksgiving in style – without going broke.

Determine What’s Important
Before you begin pulling out the cookbooks, take a step back and think about your priorities. Is it a priority to:
• Spend time with immediate family?
• Have friends or extended family over?
• Create some new traditions?
• Put on a lavish meal and try some new recipes?
Read more here!

http://www.investopedia.com/articles/pf/08/cut-down-thanksgiving-costs.asp

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