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Yule be glad you waited to shop
New York Post, by John Crudele

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/25/2012 5:20:38 AM

Look around your Christmas gathering today and spot the person who showed up without gifts. Now decide whether this person is: 1) a cheapskate 2) too busy and important for the mundane things in life 3) broke and not about to go into debt to buy something people don’t need anyway 4) believes it’s better to receive than give, or 5) he is one of the growing number of people who shop after Christmas and, essentially, give their friends and relatives verbal IOUs today: “Sorry, Mom, I just couldn’t get to the store. I’ll take care of ya later.”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Udanja99, 12/25/2012 1:42:22 PM     (No. 9083157)

I once had a priest who pointed out that Christmas doesn´t end until the Feast of the Epiphany on January 6th, so we´re not really "late" with gifts and cards until the 7th. His point was not about saving money, though, it was about not working ourselves into a frenzy trying to get everything done and forgetting the real reason for the season.

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