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The Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Every Budget

Dec. 21, 2015
Holiday Tips & News, Shopping
The Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Every Budget
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The most effective way to save money on holiday shopping is to set a budget and stick to it. That means determining how much you plan to spend overall, and how much you plan to spend on each person on your gift list.

You’ll probably spend more on some people than others. For example, your newspaper carrier will likely not get as expensive a gift as your spouse. To help you buy the right present for everyone, we created this list of the best gift ideas for every budget level.

We found the best price available for many of these items. We also broke it down by price range to help you figure out the best gifts for whatever you want to spend.

Gifts under $10

  • Greeting cards
  • Socks
  • Decorative candles
  • Stylish scarves
  • Premium chocolate bars
  • Knit hats
  • Pens and pencils

Gifts for $10-$20

  • Personal blender
  • Earrings
  • Smartphone speaker
  • Smartphone charger
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Graphic T-shirts

Gifts for $21-$50

Gifts for $51-$100

Gifts for $101-$500

Gifts over $500

Note: These prices can vary over time, which can change the price range the product falls into.


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