Merry Money Roundup – Holiday Savings Ideas from leading Personal Finance Experts

As the holidays get ever closer, here’s a quick look around the Internet on what some of the leading personal finance experts are talking about when it comes to helping  you save money this shopping season!

Jean Chatzky

TODAY Show financial editor Jean Chatzky offers advice on how to be smart about spending this time of year, including booking flights eight weeks in advance, and using  balances on gift cards to buy holiday presents.


Suze Orman

Personal Finance Guru Suze Orman is gearing up for the holidays! As the annual shopping season kicks into gear, are you wondering if that gift for your loved one is a smart one to buy? How about if you ask Personal Finance Guru Suze Orman!

Terry Savage

Terry Savage, personal finance columnist, discusses how what to give your children or grandchildren for the holiday season is an annual dilemma. Once you get past the popular holiday toys (think Frozen anything!), or clothes (not very exciting), there are some real opportunities to make your gift a rewarding money experience for the young people in your life.

Kelli Grant

Personal finance columnist Kelli Grant is helping people hit the slopes for a cheaper rate! Skiers, like airline passengers and amusement park goers, are increasingly finding that there’s an advantage in planning ahead. “Regardless of where you’re going skiing, it’s very straightforward: If you buy it now, you’re going to pay less than if you buy it later,” said Evan Reece, co-founder and chief executive of Liftopia. “It’s the way the industry is starting to reward customers more.”

Want to learn more ways to save? Read GreenPath’s blog on ten quick holiday savings tips from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling and the Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies.

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