'Does early pay in December help or hurt?'MoneySaving Poll Results

Poll Started 11 January 2009:

Does early pay in December help or hurt?

Many employers pay staff earlier in December so money is in their accounts in time for Christmas. Yet this means the normal monthly salary needs to stretch over a longer period, and with Christmas and January sales it's a particularly high spend time.

Do you think early pay in December helps or hurts?


A. It's a help money pre-Christmas is useful.2,835 votes (27 %)
B. It hurts keep it at the normal time to help budgeting.7,862 votes (73 %)

                   10,697 votes received.

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