In no time, it will be thanksgiving. And then here we are: Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
Of course, with the pandemic still in force, the festive season might not necessarily be as festive. Plus, with a significant population financially struggling due to the economic downturn, the exchange of gifts might lack the same excitement.
But then there will be some celebration nonetheless and there certainly will be gift-exchanging.
If you’re crunched in your pockets as well, don’t cancel out your gifts to the loved ones just yet.
Here are a few tips on how you can still manage some good gifts for your friends and family members:
Offer them gift cards- The punch line here is: Buy gift cards from open marketplaces or third-party platforms where you can score a good deal. Go through several websites and find sellers who are offering gift cards or eGift cards online at a discounted price.
Here’s a recommended read: 5 Tips to Buy Discounted Gift Cards
Earn flipping gift cards– Flipping gift cards is not easy, but it sure is straightforward. And if done right, it can leave you with a good profit. We have covered this topic of buying at a low price and selling at a high price to get cash for gift cards in several articles. Please give these a quick read…
- Flipping Gift Cards: A Simple (And Kickass) Guide
- Flipping Gift Cards: What People Who Make Side-Income This Way Want You To Know
Cut back on your expenses- This is quite basic! Audit your finance and spending habit. You will discover many money-saving opportunities. Start saving from today and by the time the festive season arrives, you will have sufficient to purchase gifts for family members.
Try DIY gifts for the first time– There’s nothing wrong with DIY gifts. In fact, if anything, it’s more personalized, which conveys your emotions and feelings in a more intimate and effective way. So, if you have never tried giving DIY gifts to anyone before, this might be a great occasion to do it for the first time.
Find some side-income gig– Thanks to the internet, there are now a plethora of ways to earn side income. And you don’t necessarily have to be an expert in anything. Basic knowledge on any subject and commitment to work harder is the right recipe to earn more. We have covered this topic as well.
- Need Some Extra Money? 5 Things You Can Sell Online
- What’s the Best Way to Earn Side-Income
- 3 Tips to Have Multiple Sources of Income Before 2020 Ends
These are some ways to prepare for the upcoming gift-giving season.
Don’t let the ongoing events disrupt the spirit of festivity; don’t let it affect the jovial gift-giving tradition. There are many things you can do to manage gifts for your family and friends despite being financially crunched.