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Holiday spending: Helping you stick to realistic guidelines

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, gift giving and parties, it’s hard to keep holiday spending under control. Here are tips to help you save

Sarah Bilyeu, SVP Business Development & Community Relations San Diego County Credit Union, shares ways to help you save money while shopping this holiday season. These helpful tips include: 

  • Leaving your emotions on the shelf
  • Plan ahead
  • Be honest
  • Don't get caught up in the moment
  • Don't pull out the plastic
  • Learn from the past
  • Limit charitable giving
  • Make it a teaching moment