Christmas is NOT an Emergency: 4 Tips to Tackle Christmas Without Using Your Emergency Funds


christmas-is-not-an-emergencyIt’s an emergency! My house is on fire… there’s been an earthquake… my furnace is broken! These are emergencies— Christmas is not. Check out this video from our finance pro Amanda Christensen and follow her tips to plan ahead for Christmas and save your emergency fund for a real emergency.



  1. Christmas is not an emergency!
  2. Set reasonable expectations.
  3. Shop early and after.
  4. Plan to give to those in need.

Be sure to watch the video for the details on each tip.

Amanda Christensen is an Extension Assistant Professor for Utah State University. Follow her on Twitter: @utahmoney moms, Facebook: Utah Money Moms, Instagram: @utahmoneymoms.

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