Head Start on the Holidays: Preparing Your Budget and Savings for the Holidays

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This #CreditChat will highlight the importance of establishing your holiday budget and eliminating as much debt as possible before the holidays.

Topic: Head Start on the Holidays: Preparing Your Budget and Savings for the Holidays

When: Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include Leslie H. Tayne, Esq: Founder and Managing Director of Tayne Law Group, P.C. (f/k/a The Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne, P.C.); Beverly HarzogCredit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions we will discuss:

  1. Would you say you are good with setting and sticking to your holiday budget?
  2. What should you factor in when creating a holiday budget?
  3. What are some ways to track your spending during the holidays?
  4. What are best practices for saving for the holidays?
  5. What are some tips for paying down debt before the holidays?
  6. What tips do you have for earning extra money during the holiday season?
  7. What are some budget-friendly gift ideas?
  8. What payment methods should shoppers know about this holiday season?
  9. How can you manage pressure to overspend this holiday season?
  10. Any final tips for setting and sticking to a budget this holiday season?

Check out our complete list of upcoming personal finance Twitter chats here.