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  • Don’t get sucked into a financial Christmas hangover – plan your spend and stick to it



    Celebrating Christmas shouldn’t mean splashing out so much that you end up paying off festive season debts for the next 12 months, and then do the same thing all over again. Instead, a little bit of planning will help you have a great Christmas and stay within budget. Here are a few tips on how to make the most of your money, while enjoying a wonderful celebration this holiday season.

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    Crazy Christmas Jumpers



    Think back to your childhood and perhaps one of the worst Christmas presents you can think of would be the annual knitted jumper from your dear Auntie Gladys – and being forced to wear it for the whole of the day (and beyond!). Extra bonus points if yours had 3D decorations hanging off it like pom poms or jingle bells!

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    Strange things people buy for Christmas



    some people enjoy seeking out weird and wonderful gifts, often with a humorous touch, resulting in some truly bizarre presents. Here are ten of the wackiest gifts you may come across this Christmas.

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    7 Financial New Year Resolutions You Should Make



    Is it too early to think about New Year resolutions? No! Research shows that the more time you spend planning a resolution, the more likely you are to actually keep it. Including some serious financial goals (as opposed to vague “spend less” new year resolutions made up after the third glass on New Year’s Eve) will help you make 2015 the year your financial dreams finally start to make headway.

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    How to Survive the Office Christmas Party



    Party season is upon us and no doubt you’ll be looking forward to lots of celebrations with family and friends. However, there’s another celebration imminent which often fills people with a sense of dread… the Office Christmas Party!

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    How technology can save you money



    In recent years, new consumer technology has largely focused on entertainment. Whether it is televisions, telephones, computers or toys, the emphasis is on providing new ways for people to enjoy themselves. However, since the rapid development of smartphones, technology is starting once again to serve a more functional role in everyday life.

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