My First Christmas: Five Stupid Mistakes From a Personal Finance Blogger

christmas ornaments and a candle - dumb holiday mistakes
christmas ornaments and a candle - dumb holiday mistakes

I never thought that at age 45, I'd celebrate my first Christmas. But nine months after meeting my current partner, I'm all set to do just that.

Being Jewish, I never celebrated the holiday. When I was little, and on behalf of younger relatives today, there were Chanukah presents. But those are small and only given by, or to, close family members. Sure I counted many Christians among my friends and exchanged a few gifts over the years, but one present here and there doesn't require much strategy.