12 Ways to Plan Ahead and Save Money

making-cardsHow early do you plan ahead for the holidays? Two months? Six?
Sara Noel of Frugal Village has an article here with some great ideas for planning ahead NOW for Christmas to save you some big bucks! Here's an excerpt:

Christmas is over, and the tree and decorations are put away. Phew. But frugal people are already getting a jump-start on Christmas 2009. Maybe you picked up a few clearance items such as gift wrap, cards or bows. Some of my readers take it to a whole new level of planning. I've compiled their most popular ways to prepare ahead of time to help make the most of your time and money.
Sarah has wonderful, money saving tips for:

   • HANDMADE GIFTS
   • SAVINGS
   • REGIFTING
   • MAKE A PLANNER
   • FOOD
   • CARDS
   • GIFT LISTS
   • DECLUTTER
   • DECORATING
   • PHOTOS
   • ANNOUNCEMENTS
   • PRIORITIZE

Read the entire post here!

Sara Noel is the owner of Frugal Village (www.frugalvillage.com), a Web site that offers practical, money-saving strategies for everyday living. To send tips, comments or questions, write to Sara Noel, c/o United Media, 200 Madison Ave., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016, or e-mail sara@frugalvillage.com.

One thought on “12 Ways to Plan Ahead and Save Money

  • February 9 2009 at 11:31 am
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    Nice post
    Everyone can save money in small and seemingly insignificant areas if you know how and where to do it.
    These are all great ideas
    Great tips! I’ll be coming back to learn more about saving money!

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