Shoppers plan to spend less this Christmas

A special store for Christmas PHOTO – B4BEES/CC, FLICKR

A special store for Christmas
PHOTO – B4BEES/CC, FLICKR

Adapted from The Province
Level 1

BC shoppers want to spend less for Christmas this year.

Financial managers advise families to make a plan.

A plan for spending is called a budget.

Families should make a holiday budget.

They should plan how much to spend.

Spending tips for the holidays:

  1. Shop early.
  2. Shop with a plan.
  3. Stick with your plan.
  4. Pay with cash or your debit card.

This Christmas make a budget and stick to it.
Decide how much you will spend on each person. Decide how much you will spend on food and drinks.

Read the PDF and do the exercise