Getting through Christmas without going broke
Also, the big spender and the big saver
For big savers, Christmas is no problem. But there’s a downside. More later…
Turning to the big spenders:
- What really makes the kids happy?
- Ways to cut back gift giving
- Tips on shopping wisely
- Meaningful Christmas gifts
- Spending lots on food and booze
Back to the big savers — a challenge for them
(Includes lots of suggestions from listeners)
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Mary Holm is a freelance journalist, a director of Financial Services Complaints Ltd (FSCL), a seminar presenter and a bestselling author on personal finance. From 2011 to 2019 she was a founding director of the Financial Markets Authority. Her opinions are personal, and do not reflect the position of any organisation in which she holds office. Mary’s advice is of a general nature, and she is not responsible for any loss that any reader may suffer from following it.