Finding The Cash For Christmas

December 10, 2012 1:18 PM
Finding The Cash For Christmas
" BOSTON (CBS) – Christmas is two weeks away. If you think it’s not going to happen at your house, you are not alone!

A recent survey from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling revealed that 37% of the respondents do not intend to spend any money on holiday purchases. And many others responded that they would cut spending.

That said; the survey was done on their website and I would think that usually someone is on a credit counseling website because they have concerns about their spending.  I did an informal survey around the studio and at church last weekend. Most people were planning to spend about the same or less than last year if they could.

Now we all want the holidays to happen especially if there are kids involved but if things are tight what can you do?

There are resources out there that will provide toys and presents for your kids. But you will have to ask. Our local food pantry, Loaves and Fishes, makes sure the kids and their parents have something to put under the tree.

Where can you find some extra cash this week? I went to my husband’s loose coin crock "

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