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Chantal’s Guide to Spending Wisely During the Holiday Season

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at U Maine chapter.

It’s that time of year again! Cue the holiday music, decorate the tree, and curl up on the couch to watch a few of those iconic Hallmark movies. Despite the holly and jolly, though, with the holidays comes the stress of being able to afford gifts for everyone on our lists. To combat that stress, here’s a list of ways to save money while finding that perfect gift.

  1. Thrift stores

  2. Find online deals (amazon.com)

  3. Local shops

  4. Craft fairs

  5. Homemade gifts

  6. Regifting

  7. Group gifting

  8. Budget for each person

  9. Avoid buying things for yourself

Sophomore Anthropology Major, WGS Minor
Camille is a fourth-year Political Science major with minors in Leadership Studies and Legal Studies at the University of Maine. She is the Editor in Chief for her chapter, competes in competitive Mock Trial, and is the Treasurer of the Pre-Law Society. Her future plans are to graduate in 2020 and attend law school.