It is certainly the most wonderful time of the year! There this warm feeling you get because of all the decorations, the gifts you receive, all the yummy food you feast on with freinds and family, and of course, the Christmas money you get from work or your godparents. Read on as we list down five ways on how you can spend your money!
Allot a portion of your money and set it aside for your life savings, it might not be too much now, but believe us, in due time, you will reap what you sow! Like what our momma says, you are your savings!
We’ve all read those articles on Thought Catalogue and Buzz Feed about how we should travel while we’re young and how we can do it at a fraction of the actual costs. Reward yourself with a trip out of town, may it be local or international, and get to know the place and yourself along the way. Experience is something we will always cherish. Remember, travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.
SHOPPING FOR YOURSELF AND OTHERS
This is actually the time when you have the license to just shop—gifts that you’ve been longing for, for yourself and for others! Go ahead and indulge by buying that gorgeous pair of shoes you’ve been eyeing for the past few months, or go take your mom or sister on a shopping spree. Either way, we assure you, it’ll be fun and certainly rewarding!
Be smart and start by setting aside money for investments or if you already can, go pay for the down payment—may it be a brand new car or a condo, or it can even be as simple as your very own designer bag. Same as savings, once you set aside and keep the money, you’ll eventually be able to get whatever you want!
Once in a while, you donate to various charities, especially the holidays. This time around it’s different because there’s a stronger compassion that comes about each and every one as we all have witnessed Super typhoon Yolanda destroy cities. Help is still needed. Go and pick a charity that you can donate to, help rebuild lives, and even brighten someone else’s Christmas.