December 14, 2017
Many of us spend a lot of time putting together a Christmas budget, but rarely factor in the cost of filling the stockings. Beware…before you know it, all the trinkets and random what-nots can really add up, and could have you spending more on the stockings than the gifts. Follow our stocking stuffer tips to stay on budget this year!
On average, $35 per stocking is reasonable, regardless of age. It may not seem like much, but if you have 5 people in your family, that’s an extra $175 just on stockings, so be sure to stick to your budget.
Every family has their own stocking traditions. Here’s a list of a few cleaver stocking stuffers that won’t break the bank.
With a little forethought and a few of the suggestions above, you can easily stay within a reasonable, yet festive stocking budget. Happy holidays!
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Shayna Lane is Client Manager at Dunning & Associates. Shayna attended Bethany College and earned her degree in Business/Economics with concentrations in Accounting, Finance and Management. We sat down with Shayna to get to know her a little better and asked her hard hitting questions like, "What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13?" Here's what she had to say.