10 holiday money mistakes
With an abundance of bargains -- or perhaps because of them -- it's easy to go overboard or make spending mistakes. Avoid these missteps and stretch your holiday dollar the farthest this year.
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2. Forgetting to budget for the extras
Gifts aren't the only expense this time of year. Don't forget to factor in the costs of greeting cards, postage cost, family photos, shipping, décor, entertaining, travel and even higher utility bills for that festive outdoor light display.