8 Easy Ways To Slash Your Holiday Budget

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Ah, the holidays. It's the time of the year when American homes are brimming with turkey dinners and pumpkin pie, eggnog and reindeer sweaters, merry carolers and mistletoe, and of course, excessive spending and impending debt. Some studies show that the average American family spends $1,500 or more each holiday season. However, it is possible to enjoy a very merry holiday season without flushing your finances down the drain. Here are eight simple ways to trim down your holiday budget this year.

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