The 2014 holiday shopping season is in full swing! And while many retailers are praising the season’s hottest deals, consumers are overspending more than any other time of the year. Are your finances equipped to handle everyone on your holiday gift list? Make sure to try out our holiday budget planner, so you can plan and track gifts, food, parties, donations and other holiday expenses. It’s quite a handy tool! And speaking of parties, we want to invite you to a special Twitter party next week.
NFCC Twitter Party
Sure, you probably have some holiday parties planned this year. But I bet most of them will cost you money. Maybe you have to take food or drinks, or even a white elephant gift. So you might be thrilled to hear about a holiday party where you can actually make money, and that’s exactly what the National Foundation for Credit Counseling is hosting next week. There’s one catch though—this party is digital.
Join the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) on Tuesday, December 9th at 9 pm ET for a #HolidaySpending Twitter Party that will help equip you with all the tips you need to save this holiday season!
Here’s what you need to know about the #HolidaySpending Twitter Party:
When: Tuesday, December 9 from 9 to 10 pm ET
Where: On Twitter, using #HolidaySpending
Hosts: @girlslunchout & @NFCCDebtAdvice
How it works: Follow the #HolidaySpending Twitter stream, and join in the conversation.
What to expect: The party will discuss money saving tips for the holidays, including smart shopping strategies, frugal gift ideas and tools you can use today to ensure you’re financially focused in 2015.
Prizes: Two winners will receive a $25 American Express gift card, two other winners will win a $50 American Express gift card and one lucky grand prize winner will win a $100 American Express gift card.
RSVP and Spread the Word
Okay, you’re all set. Just RSVP for the party and then share this post with your friends so they can register too. Have fun learning about #HolidaySpending tips, and good luck with the gift card drawings!
*About the NFCC
Clearpoint is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®). Founded in 1951, the NFCC is the nation’s largest and longest-serving national nonprofit credit counseling organization. NFCC members provide a variety of free and affordable financial services to millions of consumers each year in person, over the phone and online. Each client receives comprehensive money management services based on their individual needs through a member network consisting of community-based office locations in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.