By Mr Bankruptcy
11th December 2020
Was it only a year ago when we were talking about the real cost of Christmas, and how the debt burden for many people increases? Now, after so many more people are facing financial uncertainty, the fear that Christmas will only exacerbate debt problems will only have increased.
But the Christmas season doesn’t have to mean getting deeper into debt.
How to save money at Christmas
This year it’s predicted that spending on Christmas gifts will decrease by 10%. In a year when we’ve had to learn how to do everything differently, could Christmas 2020 also be an opportunity to have a rethink and take a different approach to our seasonal spending?
If you need to reduce your costs this year, here are some simple ideas to get you started:
Are you already struggling financially?
If you’re worried about your financial situation, ignoring the signs or putting it off until the New Year won’t make the problem go away. Assess your situation, look for options to start repaying your debts and, importantly, find someone to talk it through with, who can offer you support through a challenging time. If you feel that your debts are becoming unmanageable, seek advice as soon as possible.
I certainly don’t want to play Scrooge at this time of the year, especially as we all need a holiday to look forward to. The main thing is to know that there’s always someone to turn to and talking about a problem will help you start to deal with it. The worst thing is for financial worries to weigh on your mind and spoil a time when you should be thinking about family and friends – and looking forward to what we all hope will be a better 2021.
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