Award Winning Journalist Claudia Lombana Shares Last Minute Holiday Gifts and Stocking Stuffers

Emmy and Peabody-Award Winning Journalist Claudia Lombana Explains How Waiting Could Save Money for Savvy Shoppers

This holiday season, most experts advise people to shop early. Of course, people will still wait until they are desperate to find a last-minute gift. Now, what consumers may not realize is that waiting can actually save money and be a gifting strategy. Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist Claudia Lombana shares some of her last-minute super shopping secrets during the craziest shopping season in years. She also shares some cool stocking stuffers everyone will appreciate.


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“Stellabrate” the holidays with Stella Rosa, America’s favorite imported wine. Stella Rosa’s best-selling flavors even come in single-serving aluminum cans, making the perfect holiday stocking stuffer. Even take them to a holiday party. Made with natural fruit flavors, and with over nine to choose from, there is something for everyone. Stella Rosa Black is the top seller, and Stella Rosa Blueberry and Peach flavors are some more favorites. Now “Stellabrate” convenience with award-winning Stella Rosa cans that bring the party wherever. For more information, visit


It is hard to stick to a budget. But one great way to avoid breaking the bank on last-minute gifts is paying over time with Affirm. Affirm allows consumers to spread the costs over time with retailers like Amazon, Priceline, SeatGeek, and many more. Plus, there are never any late or hidden fees. Select Affirm at checkout, then choose from customized bi-weekly and monthly payment plans. Affirm also helps increase purchasing power, so last-minute gift shopping does not break the bank. To learn more go to or check out the Affirm app.