Believe it or not, the holiday shopping season is upon us. Even though many of us didn't even get to soak up the Halloween season thanks to Hurricane Sandy, it's time to shift gears and prepare to fill our bellies up and empty out our pockets ... and our piggy banks ... and our savings accounts. But believe it or not, there are a helluva lot of ways to beat the AMEX charges and save cash on toys.
Now, if you're anything like me, you're shaking your head and saying 'Oh yeah, sister, been there, tried that ... it just ain't gonna work', but just trust me on this one, k? There's a way to save, stay in line with your budget, and actually enjoy the holiday season with friends, family, and without all the added stress. Check out our top five money-saving tricks: