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Tricks for Saving $1,000 or More This Holiday Season

Tricks for Saving $1,000 or More This Holiday Season.During the holidays, it can feel like our wallets flap open and stay that way. Luckily, you can rein in your spending with these expert hacks:.The post office's flat-rate boxes are a great deal. They come with two-day shipping, tracking, and up to $50 of insurance.It only costs 27 cents to light a six-foot tree for 12 hours a day for 40 days with LEDs. Incandescent bulbs would total $10.Before you book a rental car, see if your credit card offers any benefits. Chase's Sapphire and Capital One's Venture cards both provide roadside assistance and even collision insurance.Warehouse stores such as BJ's and Sam's Club often sell lower-priced gift cards to places like Starbucks and L.L.Bean.You probably don't need the heat so high, especially if you have family congregating or you're running the oven a lot.Whip up a big batch of baked spinach and artichoke dip, and serve it with crackers and veggies. For 20 people, that'll cost under $20

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