The Zoomer Report: Holiday Financial Binge

Do you spend more than you intend to over the holidays? It’s easy to do — after all we all want to be please our friends and family. Here are some tips on how to avoid a financial binge from Consolidated credit Counseling Services of Canada. Jeffrey Schwartz says it starts with making that list and checking it twice.

He advises concentrating on holiday experiences rather than gifts and doing things together as a family. And leaving it all to the last minute is a no-no.

You can find worksheets to plan your holiday spending at

Photo © Christine Glade


The Zoomer Report: Nouveau Wines 2009

The Zoomer Report: Retirement Health

The Zoomer Report: Money can’t buy happiness

About The Zoomer Report

Libby ZnaimerLibby Znaimer, a prominent Canadian journalist specializing in business, politics, and lifestyle issues, is producer and host of The Zoomer Report, a special feature on topics of interest to baby boomers and the 50+. It covers everything from health and wealth to leisure and volunteerism, from the special vantage point of the generation that has changed society in its wake.

Ms. Znaimer is also Vice-President of News and Information for Classical 96.3FM and AM740. Her first book, “In Cancerland – Living Well Is The Best Revenge” – was published in October 2007 by Key Porter.

Are you a Zoomer? Click here to find out.

Classical 96.3FM logo