Plan ahead to make sure Christmas doesn\’t break the bank – Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Here is another way to cut down your Christmas expenses and save big this holiday season:
Plan ahead to make sure Christmas doesn't break the bankFairbanks Daily News-MinerWrite down the cost of gifts, the holiday meal, decorations, gift-wrapping, at home entertaining and miscellaneous expenses. Know how much you can spend. Plan the budget before you start shopping, then keep track of the spending as you go along.