Ways to Celebrate the Holidays on a Tight Budget #CreditChat

Our weekly #CreditChat started in 2012 to help our community learn about credit and important personal finance topics (e.g. saving money, paying down debt, improving credit scores). Each chat is hosted by @Experian on Twitter and all are welcome to participate. DM us any questions.

This week, we will be talking about ways to celebrate the holidays on a tight budget.

Topic: Ways to Celebrate the Holidays on a Tight Budget

When: Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Twitter chatroom or join the live hashtag discussion.

The featured panel will include:  Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy at Experian; Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian; Jordanne at Wise Money Women, Joyce Brewer at Mommy Talk Show and Migdalia Rivera at Latina Lifestyle Blogger.

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Questions We’ll Discuss:

Q1: Why is it easy to overspend during the holidays?
Q2: What advice do you have for sticking to your budget while shopping?
Q3: What are frugal gift ideas?
Q4: Where do you find holiday sales and promotions? Any fav apps?
Q5: What are creative gift ideas that don’t require money?
Q6: What do you think about regifting?
Q7: How do you shop around for best deals? Ever price match?
Q8: Holiday meals can get expensive. What are meal ideas that won’t break the bank?
Q9: What are creative and entertaining  holiday activities that don’t cost much money?
Q10:What are other ways to save money during this holiday season?

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