The festive season is a time to be merry, and enjoy the break after a long year of deadlines. It is a time to also rest and rejuvenate in preparation for the year to follow. Every year we look forward to the various festivities, and to some down time with loved ones. However, it does come at a financial cost. 2020 has been a long and difficult year on all fronts. The Corona Virus Pandemic has taken from us emotionally, mentally and even financially.
During the festive season we tend to spend more on Christmas gifts, impromptu lunch/dinner dates with friends, stationary and school supplies for the next year, family getaways, and let’s not forget those once in a lifetime irresistible festive specials. However, this year we have been forced to tighten our belts as a result of the economic impact the pandemic has had on the country. This does not mean that the 2020 festive season is a lost cause, however, it does mean that it would bode well to start looking for small ways to save money, or to make your “Rand” stretch in preparation for the “silly” season.
Small but effective ways to save money are:
Money saving tips for the home:
Money saving tips for better health:
Money saving tips at work:
Money saving tips for your social and family life:
The tips provided may not seem significant in the moment or when taken in isolation, especially when you are caught up in the festive spirit, however, they do have a significant impact in the long run. We are not completely out of the woods with regards to the virus and its effects, however, we can ensure that we treasure the little moments we have with loved ones by making small, significant and impactful changes.
This article contains information from WONGA a short term loan company.
“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.”- John Wooden.