14th January 2022
Christmas can take a toll on your bank balance so we wanted to know how prepared you were last year. 37% of you were super prepared, opting to spread the cost by either buying presents throughout the year, or by creating a dedicated savings pot to use in December. The majority starts planning about a month before the big day, and almost a fifth admit to being a last-minute present purchaser.
|How far in advance do you plan Christmas spending?||Results|
|I start thinking about it a month or so before||44%|
|I put a little aside regularly so I have a present spending pot by the end of the year||31%|
|I’m a last-minute present purchaser||19%|
|I’ve been buying presents throughout the year to spread the cost||6%|
Regardless of how well you plan, the festivities can still impact your savings. Let us know how you managed here.