If the thought of shelling out more money (or plastic) for holiday shopping is stressing you out, then you're not alone.
Many Americans, struggling to pay down credit card bills, are getting understandably anxious about adding to that debt.
It's a yearly dilemma... especially for parents whose children want the latest and greatest in expensive high-tech presents.
If the eager-to-please parent mentions affordability as a possible problem, their problem-solving kids will often reply, "Well I'll just put those presents on my Santa list, so you won't have to get them".... ugh!
On CNN Newsroom, financial experts Ken and Daria Dolan gave tips on how to get through the holiday season with minimum debt and stress. Check it out... and then submit your own smart shopping suggestions.