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ABC-7 at Noon: GECU Financial Minute on holiday shopping tips

EL PASO, Texas -- With the holiday season comes holiday shopping and sometimes that could take a hit on your wallet. Here are some things to keep in mind when you buy these season:

  • Get organized. Make a list of all your holiday expenses
  • Figure out how much you're willing to spend.
  • Use money saving apps.
  • Do you research. This can apply to finding good deals in store or online. If you're shopping online, double check the links your shopping from so you don't fall into a scam.

GECU also has a Christmas Club account that you can open now and be ready for next year.

"If you save as little as $20 a week starting in November, you can have $940 by next year," said Ruby Alvarez with GECU.

To learn more about money management, click here or call GECU at 915-778-9221.

If you're interested in one of GECU's educational seminars, click here.

Article Topic Follows: Financial Minute

Brianna Chavez

Brianna Chavez is an ABC-7 reporter/producer.

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