During the last couple of weeks, your finances are likely to have taken a hit. Don’t let them die on you. These articles will help you welcome the new year with money left in the bank:
How To Get Your Finances In Check For The New Year
“Guys, 2016 is almost over. And we don’t want to be strapped for cash come January 1st, especially as we’re all planning to be hungover and working hard on our goals. A new year brings so much promise, right?
I mean, this really is the year where we’re going to work out daily, volunteer at an animal shelter, and stop drinking! Seriously! To save you the heartache of an empty purse at the beginning of the year, this is how you step up your financial game!”
4 Easy Ways To Save Money This Holiday Season
“Come holiday season, there are two near certainties thanks to the onslaught of parties, dinners, and social gatherings that will dominate your calendar from now until the New Year. Your waist will expand, and your wallet will shrink. Preventing the former from happening is pretty simple—just pass on that extra glass of eggnog and that second helping of glazed ham, and you should be in the clear. But when it comes to spending your entire paycheck on gifts for friends and family, well, that's much trickier to avoid. Thankfully, the fine folks at Business Insider collected some tips and strategies from experts in the field of saving. Below, find four ways to make sure your piggy bank isn’t totally empty come 2017.”
5 Money Mistakes You Might Make During the Holidays
“When you’re short on time and gift ideas, it’s easy to throw money at the situation—and thriftiness out the door. To help you guard your cash and keep spontaneous spending under control, we pulled together five of the biggest money mistakes people make during the holidays.”