Giving gifts at Christmas time can make you feel good in December but if you get everything that everyone wants, how are you going to feel in January when your mortgage repayments are due???

Don’t even think about extending your credit card balance, just don’t do it!!!

If you are thoughtful with your gift choices, a lot of money isn’t always necessary to put smiles on your loved one's faces! Here are a few ideas to make your family, friends and wallet smile this holiday season.


Give the Gift of Living

Let someone know that you spent an hour donating blood to Red Cross on their behalf.

Use your Talent

Giving the gift of a coupon for massage, babysitting, or even hugs is a nice way to say I care about you!

Feed the Hungry Herds

This is an oldie but a goody; get creative in the kitchen. Make some yummy cookies, put them in a nice tin or cover an old glad wrap box in Christmas wrapping paper. If you don’t have a copy of grandmas favourite Christmas gingerbread, try the packets mixes, they will tell you step by step how to make things perfect!

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Gift your time

Take someone on a picnic, a cruise down the beach, or just cook dinner one night.

Secret Santa

Having a group function or is your family huge? Organise with the group to do Secret Santa and set a budget for that one gift that each person is to buy.

To Christmas Card or not to Christmas Card

A great idea to replace the old faithful Christmas card is to record a video and email or text it to your friends and family. They will get a lot more joy than cluttering their buffet with countless cards.

All of us at PEB Group hope that these few ideas help you have a Merry Christmas and an even better start to the New Year.


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Disclaimer: Information provided in this document is of a general nature and you should consider your own individual personal circumstance. 

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