Time to stop Christmas presents?MoneySaving Poll Results


Poll started 16 November 2010: Time to stop Christmas presents?

Christmas has become a retail festival, celebrated by spending and shopping. Is it time to stop the sending of presents to reduce the pressure and obligation on those who canít afford to spend on you? See Martinís Time to Ban Presents? blog for more.

Which of these do you think we SHOULD do?


A. No presents at all718 votes (7 %)
B. Limit gifts only to kids3,170 votes (30 %)
C. Limit gifts only to immediate family4,828 votes (46 %)
D. Small gifts to a wider circle is fine1,286 votes (12 %)
E. Give as many and as big gifts as you can522 votes (5 %)

                   10,524 votes received.

We try to use technology to limit voting to one per person. Occasionally, this may erroneously block a few people's votes (eg, from shared offices). Apologies for that.