The Real Cost of Christmas in the UK [INFOGRAPHIC]

To a lot of people Christmas is the perfect opportunity to get together with family, friends and loved-ones, spend time with each other and share the act of gift giving. In 2013, we spent a total of £72.7 billion, and this Christmas the figure is likely to increase to £88 billion. Our seasonal infographic shows what the true cost of Christmas 2014 is expected to be. Just over one-fifth of the total Christmas spend is used to buy food and drink for the holiday season, with an average of £161 being spent on the traditional Christmas dinner of turkey and ‘all the trimmings’. Travel over the season accounts for 8%, and the final 3% on festive decorations. The graphic reveals more than half of the money we spend over Christmas (67%) to be on presents. Top gifts for children are games consoles, cuddly toys and the perennial favourite; board games. Perfume, handbags and jewellery prove ever-popular presents for ladies, and gents can expect techie gifts such as gaming consoles and tablets, along with watches and of course aftershave, in their stockings this year!

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True Cost of Owning a Car [Infographic]

Have you considered buying a new car? You may be surprised at the real cost behind owning a new car once you add all the additional extras. Insurance, fuel, parking and maintenance, it all adds up and that’s not even to mention the swift depreciation new cars face. Never fear though, there are ways in which you can save yourself some money. Why not have a look at this infographic by Evolution Money and see for yourself? Getting the money you need for the car you want can sometimes prove to be a stumbling block. Why not have a look at our car loans and see just how affordable getting the car you want might be?

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The Best Scrubs Looks for a Nurses’ Body Shape [INFOGRAPHIC]

In the medical communities, medical scrubs are worn more than any other clothing as it is their uniform for their workplace. As nursing uniforms’ styles and fabrics have evolved, nurses and medical professionals are excited to wear the latest and trendiest but before picking out their favorites, our femme fatales must know their body shapes and measurements. Depending on if you are a Pear, Apple, Inverted Triangle, Rectangle or Hourglass shape, take the time to know what you are so that you can pick out your styles easily and be a pro at shopping for your medical scrubs. Happy Shopping!

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Uniform Advantage Nurses’ Color Psychology Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]

You wake up in the morning and start thinking what UA scrubs should you wear today? How are you feeling? Hmmm…. Am you in a red mood or in a pink mood? Colors can be expressive, emotional, influential and therapeutic. The effects are fascinating to see how people are more relaxed around green and blue colors versus reds and oranges. If you are not feeling refreshed or not in the mood to go to work and need something to put some pep in your step, red is actually the color to wear because it will give you that physical strength and energize your mind and body. When you understand color, you are more confident and feel attractive. What’s in your wardrobe? Have fun today and bring out your inner fashionista or modern man personality using this guide by UA Scrubs.

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