How to Handle Holiday Tipping During Tough Times - Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

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When it comes to holiday tipping, cash is king, according to CNN Money.

It’s a chance to say thank you to the people who support you in your life — from the person who takes care of your kids to your building’s doorman.

But in these tough economic times, it’s important to remember that holiday tipping is “never an obligation but it really is an opportunity to show gratitude,” said Daniel Post, a spokesman for The Emily Post Institute and the great-great grandson of Emily Post.

So what’s an appropriate amount? “Roughly equivalent to a single service,” Post said. And if money is tight, it’s perfectly acceptable to include a note that says the tip is not reflective of the recipient’s services, but your budget.

Read more at CNN Money…

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Sadé Muhammad is a news intern at Before Black Enterprise, she was a fashion writer for, blogger and research intern for, and a marketing and web intern for WPVI-TV/6ABC in Philadelphia, PA. Sadé is a senior magazine journalism major and honors student at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. With a passion for empowerment and solidarity among women of color, she is developing a print and online lifestyle magazine catering to this very audience for her senior thesis. When she’s not writing, she is talking fashion, travel, and Knicks basketball.