10 Things May Could Break Your Holiday Budget

A new Yelp survey looked at all the extra expenses we have around the holidays, and what they cost.

Here are ten holiday expenses and the average cost of each one:

  1. Gifts for family and friends - $270
  2. Holiday food and drinks at home - $117
  3. Food and drinks at restaurants - $98
  4. New clothes and beauty items - $71
  5. Holiday entertainment - $68
  6. Extra childcare or babysitting hours - $30
  7. Decorations - $46
  8. Christmas tree - $34
  9. Money spent on a house cleaner or cleaning supplies - $30
  10. Buying things for a guest room - $25

The survey also found that someone who doesn't stick to their budget will overspend by an average of $489!

From SWNS Digital - A quarter of Americans have gone into debt because of the holiday season

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