12 Days of Money-Saving: will sales really save you money?

Sarah Coles
Oxford Street
Oxford Street

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Forget the Boxing Day Sales, this is the year of the Christmas Eve sales. Just when you thought the crazy shopping frenzy was over, the retailers are tempting us back into the shops with the thought that we could save up to 70%.

However, before you go, it's worth checking whether you will be saving any money - or just spending cash you don't have.