I’m sure he’d love that sweater, Karen.
Or… will he? The average American home has over 300,000 items in it. At least 1 in 10 people have a storage unit where we pay to store their excess stuff.
Think about it: There are five times more occupied storage units in the U.S. than there are Starbucks (and there’s no shortage of Starbucks).
This year, it’s not about tangible gifts anymore. Giving the gift of experiences is becoming increasingly popular and proves Christmas 2018 is all about giving experiences that offer lifelong memories. Most studies show material belongings don’t equate to happiness. Recent findings support that experiences are far more intrinsically fulfilling than “things.” Even the excitement and anticipation leading up to a family trip, event, or experience provides happiness—making the gift of an experience truly the gift that keeps on giving.
The joy of material gifts fades. Why not make memories that last?
Everybody knows: Money doesn’t buy happiness. So, why not ditch the stress of the holidays and get back to the business of being merry and bright. And, let’s do it in Malta. The Bank of Gillette offers a Holiday Loan, structured as a personal loan, with various terms and amounts, giving you and your family the ability to do more this holiday season.