Special Occasion and Holiday Budgeting

Everyone enjoys a good party, but let's face it, parties can be expensive. And with the cost of food continuing to rise, holiday dinners and birthday celebrations can often wreak havoc on even the most carefully planned household budget. Bright Hub's team of writers, financial planners and household managers have pulled together tips and suggestions they use to make special occasion memories that don't include monthly bill reminders in the mail! Read on for some great budgeting tips.

Birthday Presents for Old Guys

It’s not easy to buy birthday presents for old guys. The first thing to remember is that the hair may be gray but the guy inside is the same. Birthday presents should speak to that guy that still lives in there and touch that part of him that will always be his center.

Top 10 Christmas Presents for Your Wife

What are you going to do this Christmas to put the spark in your wife’s eye? It’s a lot easier than you think. These top 10 Christmas presents will warm the fire of the woman you promised to spend the rest of your life with, your wife.

Top 10 Christmas Presents for Dads

Finding the best Christmas present for Dad can be a challenge. Find the top 10 Christmas presents for Dads this year neatly wrapped and waiting below. Dad will love them. You will enjoy giving them. Christmas will feel a lot more joyful with these presents under the tree.

Inexpensive Birthday Gifts For Dad

So you need to get your dad a birthday gift, but you cannot think of what you can get that will fit within your budget. Here are a few ideas to help you in your searching for the perfect birthday gift.

What Will Americans Spend This Christmas?

How much will Americans spend this Christmas? With the economy in the tank, will that stop holiday consumers from buying less than they normally would? No matter what, American’s are still buying Christmas gifts during the holiday season.

No Money for Gifts? Have Christmas Anyway!

If you have no money for gifts, you may be dreading the Christmas season. The tough economic times have made it difficult for many people to have a big Christmas. Learn four suggestions to help you have Christmas, even if you do not have money for gifts.