Monday, December 20, 2021

How to Save Money on Holiday Gifts

 

It’s that time of the year when most of your money is spent on getting gifts for loved ones. The holidays tend to be a heavy burden on your wallet, with many expectations and traditions not feeling so forgiving if you’re trying to save money. However, there are plenty of ways to save money on holiday gifts while still enjoying your holidays to the fullest. Here are some tips we have for you!
 

Buy Gifts in Advance

The longer you wait to get all the gifts you need, the more and more expensive it could be. From needing to spend extra on express shipping so that it gets to you before the holidays to missing out on sales, it’s never a good idea to buy too last minute. If it is a little too late, a gift card or cash is always a good alternative.
 

Set a Budget

Whether you’re setting an overall budget or specific budgets for each person you’re planning on getting gifts for, this is a great way to ensure you don’t overspend. Your wallet will thank you in the future when you see how much you saved rather than unnecessarily spending!

Consider Group Gifts

If you’re buying gifts for a family or a group of people, consider putting together an entire gift package with things that they may need in the future. This will help because it’s something useful for everyone and is cheaper than buying individual gifts.
 

Wrap Presents Yourself

Another key to saving money on gifts this holiday season is to wrap presents yourself instead of buying wrapping paper and ribbons at the store. There’s no need to spend a fortune on presentation when it is ripped up and tossed to the side anyway. In fact, it’s helpful to reuse old bags from previous years, use cheaper wrapping paper, and wrap in bulk.
 

Contact us to Save Money After the Holidays

Here at P.T.R.C., Inc., we are determined to help our clients pay the lowest amount of property tax as required by law. Contact us today to see how we can help you: info@ptrc.com

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