10 Ways People Get Extra Cash for the Holiday Season

It's the most wonderful time of the year. And by wonderful, I mean "expensive." It's the most expensive time of the year.

A new survey asked people what they're doing this year or what they normally do to scrounge up some extra cash to afford presents, trips, food, and everything else that costs a fortune during the holiday season. And here are the top 10 answers:

1. Taking extra shifts at work, 33%.

2. Opening a store credit card, 31%.

3. Taking a second or part-time job, 31%.

4. Starting a side hustle, 29%.

5. Cutting back on electricity and heat, 29%.

6. Opening a new credit card, 29%.

7. Cutting back on going out to eat, 27%.

8. Making a deal with their significant other not to get each other gifts, 27%.

9. Using public transportation, 26%.

10. Skipping a vacation, 25%. 

Read more --> New York Post

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