It’s a long wait until the next payday
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Being payed early in December always feels brilliant at the time. You have money in your pocket to spoil all your loved ones with Christmas presents and even have some dosh leftover to treat yourself in the January sales.
The problem is that after the frivolous spending, your finances often take a serious beating ahead of the New Year. With some companies paying staff in mid-December, there may be six weeks between pay days, which means your monthly spends can easily run dry.
We asked money-saving experts for their advice on how to stretch your next paycheque, so you won’t be eating beans on toast for the rest of January.