Given my recent private criticism of Christmas decorations on the shelves before Halloween, an entire piece dedicated to avoiding debt this holiday season seems a little hypocritical. However, there is some sense in early preparation as regards your finances – after all the average sp
According to a survey by Mummy Pages, Irish parents will spend around €5,460 over the ten years their child spends in primary school. Parties held at home cost around €387 while those held at a venue seem to work out cheaper at €344, they found. The survey also showed that parents wil
By Christopher O’Riordan Searching for something fun for the kids between now and Christmas? Father Christmas will be setting up shop in IKEA once again this weekend, and we even heard that he’s giving every child a free gift (or until he runs out). On the clock from 10am to 4pm
According to many people, Christmas is a holiday reserved for the month of December, and for only 12 days. For the vast majority of retailers, however, Christmas begins as soon as Halloween ends, last year’s decorations are dusted off, and Christmas gifts begin to be advertised.
According to a survey by DoneDeal.ie, Irish adults are increasingly selling unwanted Christmas presents online in a bid to boost their funds in January. January is often considered one of the most financially-challenging months, considering its five week length and the fact that it co
Smyths Savings Swinging by Smyths Toys for some early Christmas presents? When you spend €25 or more, you’ll get €6 off. Print off the voucher here, or when shopping online, just enter STAR6OFF at checkout. The offer is running until next Monday, November 10. GrabOne Getting you