Financial Tips for the Holidays | United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

Financial Tips for the Holidays

No one needs more financial or emotional stress right now.  Here are some tips and resources to help you manage your money during this holiday season:

Plan Your Holiday Shopping

  • Set a budget and make a list before you go shopping—either online or in-store.
  • Resist the temptation to buy more, and spend more, as a reward to yourself, your family and friends for making it through a difficult year.

Avoid Pay Day Loans and Credit Card Debt

  • Capital Good Fund, a partner of United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, offers low cost loans as a alternative to expensive payday loans and credit card debt. Loan rates as low as 5%.  Go to  for more information.

Set Financial Goals for the New Year

This article was published on: Dec 2, 2020