5 surprising financial lessons from classic holiday specials

One of the multiple signs that the holidays are upon us is the sudden proliferation of holiday specials on TV and streaming. It’s no exaggeration to say there’s a holiday special for everyone, whether you’re looking to see the definitive edition of a time-honored holiday story or just want a winter romance story to warm the frozen cockles of your heart.

While these specials are all about celebrating the holidays, they also have some important financial lessons to share. The best part? You can use these lessons all year round.

Know What Things are Worth–Frosty the Snowman

The main plot of the Frosty the Snowman special revolves around less-than-stellar magician, Professor Hinkle, tossing away his defective magic top hat, only to try to get it back from Frosty when he realizes it actually is magic. It’s a pretty clear lesson that you shouldn’t get rid of something without knowing what it’s actually worth.


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