How to afford everything you want this holiday season

Holiday spending can dramatically hurt your wallet and boost your credit card debt if you aren’t careful. Now is the perfect time to save up for the holidays by cutting your budget in half — you’ll have to ease up on the reveling in the coming months, but you’ll be happy to enter the new year without that financial burden or excess debt.

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