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Budget-Friendly Holiday Shopping Tips

With the holidays being a stressful time, not only because of get-togethers, decorating your home, or even cooking for a whole family, it can be challenging to rationalize your spending and stick to your budget. As a P1FCU member with a Preferred or PowerPlus Debit Account, you have access to many great bargains through our P1FCU Perks App that can help you save this season. Keep reading as we highlight different ways to help keep you within your budget.

Save At Local Businesses

As community-minded citizens, we know that we all try to do our part by shopping locally or having holiday parties at local restaurants or establishments. We want to help you save money at many local businesses by offering discounts using P1FCU Perks. Whether you live in Lewiston, Post Falls, or Walla Walla, you can find many money-saving offers throughout the Pacific Northwest to help that budget survive the holiday season. 

Shop Smart Online!

In 2021, we've all become very accustomed to online shopping but are you doing it effectively? P1FCU Perks gives you access to thousands of discounts with online retailers. For example, you can get 20% off on, $10 off Edible Arrangements, and many more. Be sure to check it out before you buy things online, your P1FCU Perks might be able to save you some money. 

Travel Smart

Are you traveling for the holidays? Whether you have to fly, drive, or just stay in a hotel, P1FCU Perks can help. We've all seen Christmas Vacation, do you really want to stay in a home with 12 other people? If not, you can use our app to find a hotel room for a comfy holiday stay. 

If you already have a Preferred or PowerPlus Debit Account, we hope that just helped you save some extra money, which you should probably throw into your savings account for a rainy day. If you don't have one yet, you should because just by reading this post, you've learned how to use its features to make money during the holiday season. If you'd like to apply or learn more about our debit accounts, visit