Consumerism has replaced the holiday spirit as the expected output during this time. We’ll soon see the gifts that everyone else receives, the get-togethers planned, and the magic of the holidays packaged up for young kiddos to enjoy. While no two situations are similar, it’s a natural feeling to compare your experience to others. In an attempt to empower your wallet and keep your heart in the right space, I’d like to offer a few suggestions for how you can manage your spending through the holidays.
Justin Brown-Woods is one-half of the team at Price of Avocado Toast alongside his wife Haley. This married couple began their podcast during their debt-free journey after blowing $600,000 and eventually paid off $132,000 in 18 months. They have since created a financial coaching business where they walk alongside others on their journey toward debt freedom. They live in Northern California with their two daughters, Calliope and Kennedy.