Are you cutting back on Christmas?MoneySaving Poll Results

Poll Started 10 Nov 2009:

Are you cutting back on Christmas?

For many itís been a tough year; the economy's ropey and there've been job losses galore, but on the other hand some have had their mortgage costs drop to unprecedented levels.

How will it affect your Christmas (or other winter festival)?


A. Cutting back totally: Spending virtually nothing.970 votes (9 %)
B. Major cut backs: Plan to spend less than half of last year's budget3,529 votes (32 %)
C. Small economies: Going to cut the trimmings but not much more.3,133 votes (29 %)
D. No change.2,282 votes (21 %)
E. Small increase: Things are a little better, I'll spend a touch more.381 votes (4 %)
F. Big boost: Weíre planning to push the boat out this year.187 votes (2 %)
G. I never do Christmas.387 votes (4 %)

                   10,869 votes received.

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