21st December 2013 - The Glasgow Guardian

The most Wongaful time of the year

21st December 2013

Euan McTear December. A time of fairy lights, shopping, cards, pretty trees in the living room, those fancy Starbucks coffees, red, green, gold, a jolly fat man and … payday lenders? With the Money Advice Service estimating that 1.2 million Brits will turn to a payday lender like Wonga, QuickQuid or Mr Lender to fund ...

‘Tis the season to be spending

21st December 2013

Imants Latkovskis The most wonderful time of the year is here, and it’s worth taking a second to appreciate what this joyous time of Christmas is really all about  – spending money. And lots of it. According to a report by HSBC, the average Briton spent £526 on their Christmas shopping in 2012, most of ...