Christmas gift money to surpass the half a billion pound mark

Christmas present money is set to reach over half a billion pounds this December. Cash received as Christmas presents will average £61 each. Money received by Britons as gifts from family and friends during Christmas is expected to total almost £600 million this year, according to first direct. The survey found that 19% of people think they will receive money as a gift during the upcoming holiday season with the average amount expected to reach figures of over £60. More than 60% of people are predicted to receive their gift in cash and one in five will probably receive a cheque. Just under 20% ...