Watercooler: Retain sanity during holiday shopping

MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS

Published: November 25, 2012 01:08AM
Updated: March 6, 2013 11:33PM

To ease holiday stress, these websites offer a variety of useful holiday shopping and purchasing advice, from payment options and budgeting considerations to time management.

Consumer Reports • Contains useful insights on devising a strategy for holiday shopping, at http://bit.ly/UGe5MU.

Better Business Bureau • Offers eight tips to manage the hectic shopping season shopping, at http://bit.ly/TGWZxL.

Everything Christmas • Ten tips for avoiding holiday shopping lines, at http://bit.ly/TM5KIT.

Federal Trade Commission • Provides advice on getting the best deal through online shopping, at http://1.usa.gov/vmyMxe.

National Foundation for Credit Counseling • Features guidelines to help keep holiday shopping stress-free, at http://bit.ly/rvoz4b.