PRE-CHRISTMAS AND POST CHRISTMAS SALES FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH JANUARY
Cut Christmas Shopping Expenses
Reduce your Christmas budget.
Complete strategy for lowering holiday costs while still enjoying the yuletide season. Get best quality gifts at discounts, avoid credit card hangover, plan for gift giving, stock up on after-Christmas sales.
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3.0 PRE-CHRISTMAS AND POST CHRISTMAS SALES FROM NOVEMBER THROUGH JANUARY; CUT AND REDUCE CHRISTMAS SHOPPING EXPENSES.
Nov., Dec. & Jan. are a good time to go to thrift stores. Many people give away clothes and other items for a tax deduction before the first of the year. You will often find the best selection this time of year. Also take a tax deduction yourself by donating old clothes and cleaning out your closet.
Look for Christmas sales right after Thanksgiving at many thrift stores. These are often the best sales of the year.
Order Christmas gifts for out-of-town friends/relatives from a catalogue where they can return or exchange the gift easily. Take advantage of early fall sales.
Candles & night-light bulbs are less expensive at Christmas. Believe it or not some things cost less at Christmas. Candles and 7 1/2 watt night-light bulbs are much cheaper during the Christmas season. The reason for this is simple: supply and demand. Stores are well stocked with Christmas bulbs and candles during the holidays, but afterwards they become specialty items. So in December my wife and I stock up on candles for hurricanes that might hit us in the summer. Candles and bulbs don't go bad so you might as well buy a bunch.
Take advantage of after Christmas sales - save 50%-90% on cards, decorations, candies. Store them in a box with a small freshener and they will look brand new next year. Stock up on linens, sheets and towels during white sales. Winter clothing, cookware, housewares, rugs, and toys often go on sale.