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The Importance of Budgeting for the Holiday Season

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It’s November and the holiday season is upon us.  While many are preparing for the festivities and gift giving of the season, its important to not get caught up in emotional spending. When you’re out Christmas shopping, don’t let your emotions get in the way. If you do you’re probably …

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The Short-Lived Season of Giving: How We Can Do Better

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Every year around Christmas, we witness some of the same things: the debate about Christmas having pagan origins, commercialism, and the drive to do good deeds. The way I feel about the increased focus on doing good deeds around the holidays are two-fold, really. On one end there’s always a need that …

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One Practical & One Absurd Christmas Gift Idea

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A lot of our tech posts here at GTHU are in regard to cutting edge major technological advancements, but with Christmas right around the corner here’s something a little more practical that just about anyone you know could use as a gift. We’ve all had phone charging cords go bad …

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The Origins of Christmas – Part 1

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Is Christmas about Christianity? Centuries before Christ was born, Romans, Mesopotamians, Celts, Pagans, Germans and Scandinavians held huge celebrations on or near December 25th to welcome the return of the sun. In 1828, gang rioting got so bad in major cities during the Saturnalia (early Christmas-like) festivals, that New York …

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