Five Holiday Hacks To Do This December

We keep stressing the importance of saving during the holiday season, but we genuinely can’t stress it enough. This time of year is always the most chaotic on our budgets. Here at The EDSA Group, we’ve put together a few holiday hacks that are easy to do, and ingenious to use! Continue reading Five Holiday Hacks To Do This December

Money Leftovers Are Nice Too

The average Thanksgiving dinner is right under $50, but it’s still nice to hold on to a few presidents instead of stale stuffing. These are some good tips for keeping in mind as you plan for Thanksgiving, and really, any other dinner party in the future. Plan your Thanksgiving dinner on Saturday night. Crazy, I know, but then you could take advantage of all of … Continue reading Money Leftovers Are Nice Too

Keeping Your Information Safe on Black Friday

Remember last year when a Target employee hacked all of those credit cards? Well with Black Friday coming up in just days, it’s a good time to take some steps to protect your information. Shopping online is a great way to get the deals while avoiding the crowds. But make sure that when you’re shopping online you’re careful about which sites you use. Online shopping … Continue reading Keeping Your Information Safe on Black Friday

Gifting guide for the holidays

The month of December entails extensive shopping for holiday gifts, decorations and not to mention those once-a-year deals that altogether can take much effort and planning. If you could use some help with year-end holiday shopping, here are a few general guidelines: Buy earlier: Champagne – For this festive drink, deals are sweeter closer to the beginning of December, or further away from Christmas Day … Continue reading Gifting guide for the holidays

Small ways to save big on holiday gifts

When it comes to saving on holiday gift shopping, next to general saving guidelines like sticking to your budget and knowing when to buy what, there are also a number of small tips to save here and there while you’re shopping. Although each may seem small, these mini-savings can really stack up. So as you go through checking off items on your gift list this … Continue reading Small ways to save big on holiday gifts

Beware of your gifting spirit this holiday season

As the calendar turns from November to December, the holiday season seems to be going in full swing. Christmas lights are already at some places and the holiday gift “potentials” are already on display. The holiday spirit is running high. You might have already put together a list of gifts to buy this year. While the feeling of gift-giving is fuzzy and fitting for the … Continue reading Beware of your gifting spirit this holiday season

Start early to save on holiday shopping

Start early and save on holiday shopping

Last week we shared some resources to help you save on Halloween shopping (you might still be able to utilize them for the any last-minute Halloween preparations today!) Out of the Halloween context, many of these resources are still useful for the upcoming year-end holidays – Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. What will work? Utilizing technology to compare prices and search for deals, as well … Continue reading Start early and save on holiday shopping

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Saving while shopping for Halloween: A checklist

The hollow holiday is right around the corner, and with themed costumes, candies and decorations shopping to do within a short time period, expenses can stack up. Still, if you have spirit for spooks (we know for certain the little ones in your family do!), you can still celebrate and save. Here are some resources to look into: Your own closet, or attic – See … Continue reading Saving while shopping for Halloween: A checklist

September is for Saving

The highly anticipated month of September is finally here! It’s an exciting time whether you are into football, or are looking for a change in season. For us savers, September is also great for its big discounts for Labor Day and beyond! Here are some purchases where you can save this month: Buys from last season – Now that September officially marks the beginning of … Continue reading September is for Saving