The holidays are supposed to be a time to kick back and relax, but dealing with one of the busiest travel days of the year and cooking a feast for the family can make Thanksgiving stressful.
And it doesn't end on Thursday evening. Just as you clean the last dirty dish and put away your leftover turkey, there's a whole other stress to deal with: Black Friday (and Cyber Monday).
While it's a great day to score some deals and get a jump-start on holiday shopping, it can also be overwhelming and leave you feeling out of control when it comes to spending. That's why TODAY reached out to Ash Exantus, a financial coach at BankMobile, to get tips on how to make sure your family and your wallet are happy this season — plus one easy way to give back to the community.