Managing and Budgeting the Holiday
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 463
- Dec 10, 2014 10:00 pm
- 1:33:13 mins
Matt and Connie Sokol discuss a more manageable way to live the holidays. Connie says many families are pulled every direction during the holidays. Instead of trying to please everyone and make everything happen, Connie suggests prioritizing events into two categories. The categories are the "untouchables" and "enjoyables." She says each family should choose 5-7 "untouchables." These are the events that the family cannot live without. The "enjoyables" are chosen next. These are just events that are fun and exciting, but the family has decided they won't be devastated if they don't get to every one of these events. This system of prioritizing keeps families from spreading themselves too thin. Matt talks with Jinnifer Ortquist about budgeting during the holidays. Jinnifer suggests that people make sure to keep receipts from previous purchases. She also recommends setting a budget for any unexpected emergencies. This gives people more confidence and less vulnerability.