How to Fight the Winter Blues Without Blowing Your Budget

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Oh the weather outside is frightful, but don’t let the winter blues cause you to go on an emotional spending spree. In this chat we are share tips for staying on top of your budget and finding frugal activities to boost your spirit.

Topic: How to Fight the Winter Blues Without Blowing Your Budget

When: Wednesday, November 2, 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 Harzog: Credit 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. How can the winter blues cost you money?
  2. What are some resources for those experiencing the winter blues?
  3. How can you reduce your wintertime expenses?
  4. How can you have fun with your family indoors when the weather is too miserable to be outside?
  5. How can you find free indoor events in your community?
  6. Where can you find information about activities to learn about other cultures during the holiday season?
  7. How can you save on winter clothes?
  8. How can you enjoy the outdoors on a budget during winter?
  9. How can charitable giving help you combat the winter blues?
  10. What final tips do you have for those experiencing the winter blues?

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