Exactly how much we British spend on Valentine’s Day varies depending on the survey you look at, but whichever one you choose, the days of a simple card and a box of chocolates being sufficient on the 14th of February seem to be long gone. On average, men spent £40 on their partner on Valentine’s Day, whereas women spent an average of £24. In the Evolution Money Infographic below, you can find out exactly how much money goes into the love holiday.
Planning to go abroad in the near future? If you are then you may end up having to drive at some point. Unfortunately there is no one set of laws that govern all the roads in the world, so you’re going to have to learn some facts about where you’re driving such as fuel cost, alcohol consumption and speed limits. This infographic from webuyanycar.com should help you on your way, so give it a read: Some of the facts might just surprise you!
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!
Healthcare professionals are on their feet for long hours and need footwear that are not only functional but very comfortable. They should select shoes that have the APMA Seal of Acceptance and Seal of Approval as this is granted to products that promote good foot health. Here is an infographic to help you choose by Uniform Advantage.
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?