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January 23, 2019  

Are Christmas Bills Flooding Your Mailbox?

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Christmas spending was fun—lots of gifts, decorations, plenty of food and traveling to see the family. And now the bills are starting to roll in for all the spending fun. Make 2018 be the last year you get into debt for Christmas.

The Compass Catholic blog has more on staying out of debt for Christmas 2019.

December 19, 2018  

Plan to Enjoy Christmas Day

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Christmas Day is fast approaching. Don’t get so caught up in the busyness that you forget what the day is all about. Join us for thoughts on how to make conscious plans for a Christmas day you will enjoy. The Compass Catholic blog has more suggestions on this topic.

December 12, 2018  

Christmas Got Hijacked

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It seems like Christmas begins at the same time as Halloween and by December 26th, it’s all over. Listen in as we discuss the ways Christmas has gotten hijacked and how we can return to the real meaning behind many of the Christmas symbols.

Join us on the Compass Catholic blog for more ways to stay focused on what Christmas is all about.

November 28, 2018  

Eliminate Holiday Spending Stress

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Sometimes we spend money on Christmas in an effort to fulfill some requirement that doesn’t make sense if you stop and think about it rationally. Maybe your gifting is done out of guilt or obligation or competition.  But what does that have to do with the real meaning of Christmas?

Tune in and join us on the Compass Catholic blog for stories about why people feel forced into Christmas spending and how to avoid it.

November 14, 2018  

Don’t go Into Debt for Christmas

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Seems like we just jump from one buying season to another without much thought about why or even what we are celebrating.  Debt can be the number one fear for many people at this time of year as they face the pressure to make everyone in their life happy by showering presents on them.

Join us and stop the madness by not going into one penny of debt for Christmas this year.

The Compass Catholic blog has more ideas about how to celebrate but stay sane in your spending.

February 7, 2018  

The Christmas bills have arrived, now what?

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Shopping for Christmas can be a lot of fun. But when the bills arrive in January, it’s not so much fun. Listen in and visit the Compass Catholic blog for some ideas about how to get those bills paid off.

December 6, 2017  

Tips to help you avoid the Christmas spending stress

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Before you drive yourself crazy with Christmas spending, it’s time make a financial plan for the season so you can stay out of debt.

Take some time before your spending spree starts to go through the following steps and keep some sense of sanity in Christmas spending this year. You will thank yourself when the bills start arriving in January

Read Evelyn's blog: Avoid Holiday Spending Stress for ways to avoid holiday spending stress and learn more about the resources available from Compass Catholic Ministries.

November 29, 2017  

Is it okay to go into debt for Christmas?

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Christmas should be about celebrating the birth of Christ, creating memories, and enjoying friends and family, not about creating debt. Christmas is a wonderful time of year, but it should not come at the risk of your long-term finances stability.

As you prepare for Christmas, here are some tips to avoid getting into debt that you may be paying for till next Christmas.

Read Evelyn’s Blog: Don’t go Into Debt for Christmas for more about how to avoid debt this holiday season.