Marcia Noyes

Hassle-Free Holidays

Kids' Pages Family Magazine | December 2003

The commercial aspects of the season usually have us running from store to store, stopping only long enough to worry about credit card bills. Spending lots of money on gifts for loved ones expresses our thoughtfulness, yet if we're later buried under an avalanche of holiday debt, we show disrespect for ourselves. If you face the holidays with limited finances and are feeling the season's financial squeeze, then consider the following ways to prevent credit card hangover.