The 10 Ways People Get Extra Cash for the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.  And by wonderful, I mean “expensive.”  It’s the most expensive time of the year.


A new survey asked people what they’re doing this year or what they normally do to scrounge up some extra cash to afford presents, trips, food, and everything else that costs a fortune during the holiday season.  And here are the top 10 answers . . .


1.  Taking extra shifts at work, 33%.

2.  Opening a store credit card, 31%.

3.  Taking a second or part-time job, 31%.

4.  Starting a side hustle, 29%.

5.  Cutting back on electricity and heat, 29%.

6.  Opening a new credit card, 29%.

7.  Cutting back on going out to eat, 27%.

8.  Making a deal with their significant other not to get each other gifts, 27%.

9.  Using public transportation, 26%.

10.  Skipping a vacation, 25%.


(New York Post)