It’s time for holiday cheer and perhaps some holiday-related financial stress. Celebrating the season with the people we care about can stretch the finances of families without much extra room in their budgets for food, presents or travel. But generosity is also big this time of year. As Thanksgiving and Christmas get closer, there are plenty of ways to get or give a little bit of help.

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