Heights Finance provides FREE online holiday spending calculator.

PEORIA, Ill. (11-05-09) Heights Finance is providing a new online tool to its customers and the general public this year. The 2009 holiday season is the inaugural season of the Heights Finance Online Spending Calculator. The holidays are a time of food, family, and good cheer. But with the recession affecting our nation, many families may find it financially difficult to get into the spirit this year. Luckily for them, they can find help getting into that spirit when they utilize the Heights Finance Online Spending Calculator.

The free online tool provides links to the top 10 online shopping sites and an array of helpful articles full of consumer spending tips. The key to a successful holiday shopping season is good planning. The Heights Finance holiday spending calculator includes all the tools to help you stay on track with your holiday spending. Within the tool, you can:

  • Estimate and create your holiday budget
  • Create gift lists and wish lists
  • Track your spending
  • Compare your budget to actual purchases and adjust spending as needed

The Heights Finance holiday spending calculator is a secure site. There are no obligations to the users and it is absolutely free to use. "Typically, the holiday season puts a huge strain on families' budgets and produces financial troubles and anxiety after the first of the year," said Mark Criss, Marketing Manager for Heights Finance Corporation. "Heights Finance developed the Online Holiday Spending Calculator to help families avoid the stress and regret caused by overspending. The key to a fantastic holiday is setting up a spending plan and sticking to it; all made a little easier with this online tool."

Heights Finance is excited to offer this free tool to their customers and the general public to assist them through the financially stressful holiday season.

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