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November Financial Planner- 2023


With the holidays coming upon us, now is the time to prepare for

Trip insurance for holiday travel: Traveling over the holidays is inherently more risky due to weather delays, increased in volume of travelers, sickness, and airlines staff shortages. Trip insurance for 2023 holiday travelers is rising in popularity compared to last season, with 1 out of 5 travelers reporting they have purchased travel insurance or plan to this year. Travel confidently and ensure you're prepared for the unexpected, especially for trips that are more expensive than what you'd typically book. 

Make an appointment with your Intelligent Investment Financial Advisor to review and/or update your plan:

Plan your holiday spending: take advantage of these buying days to maximize your dollars spent. Shop early as supply chain disruptions and backups are still happening.

  • Nov. 25: Major Discount Shopping Day-Black Friday
  • Nov. 26: Major Discount Shopping Day- Small/Local Business Saturday
  • Nov. 28: Major Discount Shopping Day -Cyber Monday
  • Dec. 1st: Shop Local at Durango's Annual Noel Night

                               Intelligent Investment Management Will be closed November 23rd & 24th, 2023

Voted Most Popular Dish for Thanksgiving in 2023: Stuffing

According to retail tech company Shipt's survey data and consumer shopping behavior analysis:

America's most beloved side dishes are stuffing, mashed potatoes and mac and cheese.

51% of Americans would prefer a Thanksgiving without the turkey than to go without their beloved sides.

66% of Americans who go for seconds are choosing sides rather than the turkey. 

58% of Gen Z and 51% Millennials are far more likely to choose sides over turkey, compared to 43% of Boomers.

Looking for a new recipe on everyone's favorite Thanksgiving dish? Click the link below to try Charlie Mitchell's mushroom and truffle stuffing.


Access Mushroom and Truffle Stuffing Recipe
Consumers Choose Credit Cards to Pay for  2023 Holiday Travel

Consumers Choose Credit Cards to Pay for  2023 Holiday Travel

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Read NerdWallet's 2023 Holiday Tavel Report
<span>Americans will Spend Nearly $900 in 2023 to Celebrate the Winter Holidays </span>

Americans will Spend Nearly $900 in 2023 to Celebrate the Winter Holidays

 43% of holiday shoppers say they generally start their holiday shopping before November.

When shopping for gifts, 62% say sales and promotions are even more important to them this year than last year.

Read National Retail Federation article on 2023 Holiday Spending