Christmas Gift Advice From Around the Web
A look at tips from personal finance bloggers about what to buy everyone on your list.
I am done with my Christmas shopping -- DONE. I didn't want to be rushing around at the last minute trying to buy gifts and putting myself at risk of overspending just to cross items off my list. It appears that I am in the minority, though. Nearly 90% of shoppers recently surveyed by RetailMeNot.com said they still have presents to buy. So if you're among those still needing to make some holiday purchases, I've rounded up loads of great gift ideas from some of our favorite personal finance bloggers.
Ultimate Gift Guide: Thoughtful Ideas for Every List and Every Budget [Wise Bread] "Instead of wandering the busy mall hoping for inspiration, we’ve got hundreds of gift ideas for everyone on your list, no matter what your budget."
40 Christmas Gift Ideas Under $25 [PT Money] "Hopefully you’re able to find a few Christmas gift ideas from this list that will bring joy to those around you."
27 Creative Christmas Gifts You Can't Buy at the Mall [Parenting Squad] "Creative gift alternatives -- ones that are more meaningful and often less expensive -- aren't as difficult to find as you may think."
60 Awesome DIY Stocking Stuffers [Savvy Sugar] "If you're trying to figure out what to fill someone's stocking with, why not save your money and make these stocking stuffers instead?"
Early Childhood Toys That Are Worth the Money [Bargain Babe] "Branded toys are not usually worth the money. They might bring a smile on Christmas day, but will be quickly tossed aside for the next new-and-improved Disney sidekick."