Archive for ‘Vacation/Holiday’

How to Throw a Fabulous Holiday Party on a Budget

I love to entertain, especially during the holidays while my Christmas tree is up and the house is warm and inviting. However, hosting parties can be expensive, and it is so easy to overspend on food and decorations. So tonight, I ventured out to Walmart on the night before Thanksgiving (not recommended!) to see if …

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Tis the season for shopping! Are you one of those people who are already finished Christmas shopping or are you like me waiting until the absolute last day I can ship before Christmas without having to pay extra for speedy delivery? Regardless, it is easy to overspend and buy hasty, unexciting gifts because you didn’t …

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All I want for Christmas is CASH!

Santa baby, slip a little envelope under the tree for me! Nothing says “I love you” like a hunk of cash to buy what you want when you want it. In fact, you probably already bought yourself several little gifts while Christmas shopping. No returns. No fake smiles. Cash (or check) makes the perfect gift and it is so easy to give – or is it?

Unfortunately, lurking behind your tree is the mean and nasty Scrooge IRS ready to levy 35% gift tax on you if you are too generous this year! How can you avoid the Scrooge and still fill your family with joy on Christmas morning?

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