MoneySavingExpert News


100 days to Christmas: 12 do-nows to spend less on the big day

The best time to start saving is January, but with 100 days to go till Christmas, there are still ways to save big

16 September 2013

50% already started Christmas 2013 shopping

Some 46% have done at least some of their Christmas shopping for this year, while 4% have done the lot

6 February 2013

Spending less at Christmas meant more enjoyment, MSE poll finds

Those who cut back had a better time over Christmas than those who spent more than usual

7 January 2013

Shoppers vent fury at Yodel as Christmas deliveries arrive late

Complaints about delivery giant Yodel include presents arriving late for Christmas, and damaged parcels

4 January 2013

Royal Mail fails to deliver Santa letters to kids by Christmas

Many children have been left disappointed after letters from Santa failed to turn up over the Christmas period

4 January 2013

Christmas presents arrived late? Know your refund rights

While you won't be able to make up for the disappointment, you may be able to get your money back or get compensation

27 December 2012

Consumer spending down over early Christmas period

Christmas shoppers are spending less this year as consumers tighten their belts, new research has shown

6 December 2012

Four million tempted by payday loans, survey says

Some 8% of people surveyed by R3 said the cost of the festive season is driving them towards considering a payday loan

5 December 2012

Co-op to safeguard Christmas savings cash

The Co-operative Group is to protect savers' cash for the festive season in a trust, but only from next year

9 November 2012

'Better protection' still won't safeguard Christmas savings cash

Cash in a Christmas savings scheme still isn't safe if the club goes bust, despite authorities outlining more protection

24 July 2012