Itís no secret that the holidays are expensive. In fact, between all the travel, gifts and food, the majority of Americans blow an entire paycheck on the ďmost wonderful time of the year.Ē But while most people are prepared to spend an arm and a leg on presents, there is one area that is often overlooked in a holiday budget: decorations.
The average consumer plans to spend $58 this year on Christmas decorations alone, according to the National Retail Federation. Thatís a lot of money when you have other holiday expenses to cover. But savvy shoppers who follow these Christmas decor hacks can trim those costs significantly.