December is usually full of activities, merry and excessive spending of course. This is the moment for the ‘calm before the storm’ as the storm sets in on January.
January is not so friendly when you have overspent during the festive season. It just doesn’t seem to end or even reach halfway and thats why you need to equip yourself with tips on how to cut your expenses during this festive season and save for January.
1. Track your expenses
Don’t spend your money blindly! Write down or simply put on record the items you want to spend your money on this season.
This will help you avoid going over your budget.
2. Look out for discounts/offers
Like always, mouth-watering deals are already flying left right and centre because Christmas is finally here.
For instance, if you’re being offered two or so items at the price of one or the price is reduced, consider that deal.
3. Avoid impulse buying
By now, that December ‘salo’ and maybe a few bonuses here and there have already checked in. With your pockets well-oiled why won’t you be tempted to buy every nice item you come across and can afford? You might want it but, please, if you don’t really need it, let it go!
4. Be keen on extra charges
The charges that come about when you pay a bill or transfer money from your bank account are what we are talking about here.
This Christmas season you can make ALL your payments at no extra cost especially through Co-op Visa Card.
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