POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 15, 2013
~~<p><strong>Question: </strong>What can consumers do to prevent overspending during the holidays?</p>
Question: What can consumers do to prevent overspending during the holidays? KEVIN SHIINOKI >> Position: President, Hawaiian Collectors Association >> Phone: 948-9309 >> Age: 46 >> Education: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, University of Washington; University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law
Answer: The most important thing for a consumer to do is to think through the gifts you intend to purchase and determine the amount you have available to spend on each gift. Make a list, along with a budget, and stick to it. Consider making inexpensive gifts for friends and family. Continually remind yourself to avoid the temptation to spend more than you have. Login for more...