Figures from Sainsbury’s bank suggest over 17 million people have left their Christmas shopping until the last minute and will be hitting the shops on Christmas Eve.
An estimated four million Brits will head overseas in the coming days in search of a white Christmas, according to ABTA figures.
Having children could reignite the magic of Christmas for nostalgic adults, according to research from LV=.
One in six British households will be vacant for more than a day over the Christmas period, raising concerns over security and safety.
British adults will spend a full year’s salary on Christmas throughout their working life, with half feeling they are spending too much.
The run up to Christmas is normally paired with lists containing the latest toys, video games, clothes and gadgets. Add to this a Junior ISA and you'll have a present that keeps on giving.
The average cost of Christmas this year will be £527, according to research released by HSBC today.
Two thirds of Brits traveling for Christmas have not taken out insurance, Direct Line reveals.
Credit crunch? Not at Christmas! A report by Visa Europe predicts £1.5billion will be spent on Visa cards on the biggest shopping day of the year, which they expect to be Friday December 23 this year. That’s more than £1million every minute!
Almost 60% of women plan to use money-off and discount vouchers to pay for Christmas shopping, according to figures from Tesco Bank.
Half of Brits are concerned about their security this Christmas, according to new research from PayYourWay.org.uk.
Broadbandchoices.co.uk, the Ofcom accredited broadband comparison calculator, is warning customers to read the small print of their broadband contracts to avoid hefty charges over the Christmas period.
Savvy shoppers are using vouchers, sales or even making their own presents to cut the cost of Christmas this year. A Halifax poll found the average person plans to spend £319.61 on gifts for loved ones, shelling out nearly £37 on each person.
Is it your new year resolution to make next Christmas less stressful? A fixed rate savings account can help you take off some of the pressure next year. Just £1,200 could buy 540 boxes of Mr Kipling mince pies or 1200 bags of sprouts!
Cash-strapped families sticking to a budget this Christmas can still get the champagne corks popping without breaking the bank, according to a new study by Which? The consumer champion put various brands of champagne and mince pies to the taste test, finding that cheaper supermarket options often came out on top.
Cash conscious Brits are being offered some top tips for a cracking Christmas to minimise the financial hangover. The advice has been issued by MoneySupermarket after its recent poll revealed only a third of people have enough disposable income to fund the festivities.
If the heady excesses of Christmas and New Year's Eve have left your January finances in a state, then Santander may be able to help, since it is launching a new personal loan product, which has been named the lowest on the market.
We're not talking about cash in a card or a gift voucher, when we talk about financial gifts instead, it's all about savings accounts and child pensions this year, with Alliance Trust Savings reporting a 48 per cent rise in sales this Christmas.
A last minute surge of Christmas shopping is expected today as millions of unprepared Brits hit the shops in a bid to save Christmas. Research by Sainsbury's Finance revealed that over 40% of adults had left their Christmas shopping until the last minute.
Research from Sainsbury's Credit Cards found that the nation intends to spend £6.7billion during the last week before Christmas