Deck the Halls: Budget-Friendly Holiday Decorating Ideas 

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Looking to decorate your home for the holidays without breaking the bank? Join our #CreditChat and discover creative ways to make your space festive on a budget. Learn tips on utilizing affordable materials to add a touch of holiday cheer to your home or apartment!

Topic: Budget-Friendly Holiday Decorating Ideas

When: Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include: Jeanne Kelly: Credit expert, identity theft expert, speaker and founder of; Jaimi Erickson: The Stay-at-Home Mom Survival Guide; Beverly Harzog:Credit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News and World Report; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian, Jennifer White: Consumer Education and Advocacy Team, and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions we will discuss:

  1. When do you typically start decorating for the holidays?
  2. Where can you find budget-friendly holiday décor items?
  3. How do you budget for increased utility costs during the holidays?
  4. What are some inexpensive ways to add holiday cheer to your outdoor space?
  5. What are some renter-friendly options for holiday décor?
  6. Can you share some tips for repurposing every items at home into holiday décor?
  7. Can you suggest some affordable and safe ways to hang lights around your home?
  8. How can you ensure your holiday decorations are childproof and pet-friendly?
  9. Can you recommend any low-cost or free activities that families can engage in together during the holiday season, which can serve as a substitute for elaborate decorations?
  10. Any final tips for budget-friendly holiday decorating ideas?

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