Having a budget, plan can keep your family's finances safe during Holiday shopping frenzy
What You May Have Missed
By Jasen Lee, Deseret News
Published: Tuesday, Nov. 27 2012 12:00 a.m. MST
The average consumer spent $423 between Thursday and Sunday, up more than 6 percent over last year, while overall spending jumped nearly 13 percent to an estimated $59.1 billion, according to the National Retail Federation.
“The whole point of the spending (plan) — i.e. the budget — is to guide us to do the things that we ultimately want to do.”
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