Take the Guilt out of Giving this Holiday Season

It can be very tempting to fall into the trap of overspending during the holiday season.  You’ve barely paid off your summer travel and splurges when the ads start pouring in for “steals and deals” as if the stuff was free.  And once again, they jumbled up all the holidays.  One could barely get in the door to buy Halloween candy for all the Christmas décor in the way this year.  And faster than you can say “pumpkin spice latte” it seemed gingerbread houses and Santa Clause cookies were lining the aisles and reindeer were running over the Thanksgiving turkeys.

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When this happens, you must remember the promise you made last year to cut down on impulse buying and guilt-gifting.  You know, thinking that just because the nice lady in the mailroom gave you a gift, you’ve got to give her something in return.  That’s called guilt-gifting and unless you’re re-gifting, you’ll never come out even.  So once again; slow down, take a deep breath, make a list and stick to it.  Better yet, make a list and cut it in half.  Or, you could make the ultimate wise choice and spend half as much on twice as many gifts by using Groupon coupons this year.

With a Groupon for 50% off on name brand merchandise like Prada, Tory Burch and so many more at Macy’s, you’re sure to find something for everyone you should be buying for.  Shopping at a convenient store like Macy’s saves you time and money because they stock the most sought after brands and merchandise.  You’ll find bed, bath, kitchen, jewelry, home goods, sporting goods and more for all ages.  And even if your spending spills over into the guilt-giving column, you’ve saved so much no one will fault you.

You can even qualify for free shipping with a minimum purchase, and save additional money on items already marked down in the store.  Best of all, there will be no paper cuts from clipping coupons from circulars.  You only need to apply the coupon from your smartphone to take advantage of the savings.  That’s it, nothing to buy or subscribe to.  So don’t get pressured into buying more than you planned, and plan on saving more than you thought possible with Groupons for Macy’s today.