No Grinch Allowed! Inflation-Beating Tips for the Holidays

To make the most of your holiday season, set a budget, plan to pay more than last year and manage expectations — yours and others’.

A Grinch balloon in a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
A Grinch balloon flies high during the 2019 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
(Image credit: James Devaney/Getty Images)

While inflation has been bearing down on society for over a year, the holidays will come on time as they always do. Many shoppers may wish to start early when preparing for the holidays this year in anticipation that inflation will impact their holiday shopping season.

What can you to do lessen the impact of inflation while still making the holiday season magical? Start early and set expectations.

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Andrew Rosen, CFP®, CEP
President, Partner and Financial Adviser, Diversified, LLC

In March 2010, Andrew Rosen joined Diversified, bringing with him nine years of financial industry experience.  As a financial planner, Andrew forges lifelong relationships with clients, coaching them through all stages of life. He has obtained his Series 6, 7 and 63, along with property/casualty and health/life insurance licenses.