Summer is in full swing which means it won’t be long before we move into Autumn and Christmas will be upon us. One of the delights of the runup to the festive season is taking part in Christmas activities and shopping for gifts for all your family and friends. In order to prevent the scary credit card bill from arriving on your doorstep in the New Year, it is a good idea to think about spreading the cost of your gifts over the next couple of months.
Here are some tips for planning your gifts in advance.
List – make a list of all the people that you want to give presents to. Add the most important people to the top of your list so that you can get their gifts in plenty of time.
Delivery – think about how your items are going to make their way to the lucky recipients. You might want to consider using a Same Day Courier Reading way to deliver these so that you can be sure that they get there safely. Check with your chosen courier what the deadline is for their christmas delivery slots.
Budget – plan a budget for your gifts to stop you spending more money than you can afford. You can achieve this in one of two ways. Either set an overall budget and then divide it across the total number of gifts that you need to buy, or you can look at each individual gift and decide how much you want to spend on that person.