Christmas is that lovely and wonderful time of year when parents and gift givers start to stress, get into debt, and squeeze their budgets with more pressure than their belt will be under after Christmas dinner.
Christmas can be expensive time of year, with gifts, travel, Christmas parties and more, all eating into the festive budget during the month when we often have to wait the longest after getting paid before getting paid again.
The following infographic from 247Moneybox takes a look at the true cost of Christmas, following from the results of a survey conducted.
The infographic reveals that the average UK family surveyed spent a whopping £1554 over the Xmas period – enough to buy a second hand car!
View the infographic in full below.