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Shelley Elmblad

Budgeting for Thanksgiving 2013

By November 13, 2013

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Dog licking his chops at Thanksgiving turkey.Just about everyone loves a Thanksgiving dinner complete with turkey, mashed potatoes swimming in butter, cranberry sauce, stuffing -- and did I mention mashed potatoes? Then there's the pie!

The problem is, Thanksgiving meals traditionally include so much food that this can make a major dent in your budget.  The best way to avoid this deficit is by budgeting and planning to save for the holiday all year around, and I've put together a tutorial that explains how to use your personal finance software to budget for Thanksgiving. You may think it's too late to start a holiday budget plan, but check out the money-saving tips in the last step of the tutorial.

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