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How to Avoid the Holiday Hangover
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 13, 2012 11:44 AM
ABA offers consumer spending tips for the holiday season
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With consumer sentiment the highest it's been since the recession, shoppers are expected to open their wallets a bit wider this year. Will holiday spending leave shoppers in the red? Not if they plan wisely and use some common sense tips from the American Bankers Association.
"This is the most festive time of year, but consumers don't have to end up with a holiday hangover when the bills arrive," said Gov. Frank Keating, CEO of the American Bankers Association. "Simple planning can make the season more care-free and enjoyable when you know you're in control of your budget."
To help consumers spend within their means and enjoy a financially happy New Year, the American Bankers Association offers the following tips:
Banks are committed to helping consumers responsibly handle credit and save for the future. Many offer savings plans such as Christmas accounts that let you set aside money throughout the year for your holiday spending. If you don't have one already, make it a New Year's resolution to open a savings account for next year!
The American Bankers Association represents banks of all sizes and charters and is the voice for the nation's $14 trillion banking industry and its two million employees. Learn more at aba.com.
SOURCE American Bankers Association
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