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Price checked: The cheapest supermarket to buy your Christmas dinner

As the festive period draws nearer, we've searched the aisles and crunched the numbers to find the cheapest supermarket for your Christmas dinner – with Aldi coming out on top.

9 December 2022

Book your Christmas delivery slots now with spots opening at Asda and Sainsbury's - here's when and how to do it

If you're planning to order your Christmas food shop online we've rounded-up the key dates major supermarkets will let you book from.

6 December 2022

When is it best to buy – on Black Friday or in pre-Christmas sales?

If you've got Christmas gifts to stock-up on, you might be best buying on Black Friday rather than planning a last minute dash around the shops. research of 50 items found that more than half of those we checked were cheaper on Black Friday compared to on 23 December.

15 November 2022

Royal Mail suffers delivery delays in 23 areas in the run-up to Christmas – check to see if you’re affected

Royal Mail customers in 23 locations across the UK could face delivery delays in the run up to Christmas.

15 December 2021

Martin's Christmas warning: Remember you have no legal right to return store-bought goods because you’ve changed your mind

Martin's festive caution formed part of his Christmas shopping 'last ditch need-to-knows' revealed in the latest episode of ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show. Find out more below.

13 December 2021

Martin Lewis: A year of being debt-free is far more important than a Christmas splurge

Martin Lewis has warned households against splurging this Christmas, while also highlighting the importance of being honest about their finances in a bid to remain debt-free over the festive period and beyond. Read below and watch the clip from The Martin Lewis Money Show Christmas Special for more.

26 November 2021

Eight ways to earn easy cash in the run-up to Christmas

For some, the thought of planning Christmas when it's only October may seem like a crazy idea. However, come January, the form of human known as 'Spendus Regretus', with its distinct call of "I'm broke", will be at its peak. So here are a few MoneySaving tips ahead of the build-up to the holidays.

12 October 2021

Supermarket Christmas delivery dates revealed - when to book

Christmas supermarket delivery slots are likely to be in high demand this year, with some already selling out, so we've rounded up when you need to book at the major chains

24 November 2020

60 million unwanted presents will be given this Christmas, charity warns

Almost 60 million unwanted Christmas presents will be exchanged this year, according to new research carried out by a charity which is encouraging consumers to make donations to a good cause instead

27 November 2018

One in seven worry about money 'every day' during the run-up to Christmas

Nearly one in seven Brits worry about money every day in the lead-up to Christmas, according to National Debtline

6 December 2017