Saving time and money this Christmas season does not have to be an impossible task. In fact, it could be as easy as making a list and checking it twice. I know the shops are crazy, the malls are bustling and there are so many lists of things to buy. Christmas gifts, groceries and school supplies are just a few of the things you still need to get done.
The shops are chaos this time of year. But there are a few easy tips you can follow to keep you sane.
- Make a shopping list – you think you’ll remember what you need to get but trust me, you won’t. Write down exactly what you need to buy and then stick to it. You can save yourself a lot of money by only buying what is on your list.
- Go early in the morning – the best time to go to the shops is first thing in the morning. The shops are freshly stocked and the staff are not yet tired and therefore friendlier. Beat the crowds by getting there when the store opens.
- Check the fine print – many shops will lure you in with specials and discounts. It’s important to first check the fine print. Compare prices and make sure that what they claim is a special is actually saving you money. Often it can simply be a way to get you to spend more money.
So there you have it friend. You can save time and money this Christmas time by following a few of these easy tips.
Amidst the hustle and bustle of this time of year, don’t forget the reason for the season. God sent His Son, Jesus to live on earth. He made a way for us to have our own relationship with God. To learn more about this for yourself, click on the link below or on the pop up banner.