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Our free guides Winter wise and Your guide to a stress-free Christmas aim to relieve the pressures of winter and Christmas and are packed with useful information.
Getting ready for winter
Winter can be tough, with the combination of colder weather and shorter days making it harder to get out and about. It's also often a time when bugs and viruses spread. Being prepared for it can help you stay safe and healthy.
Did you know that you could be eligible for extra money when the weather gets colder? You may already get a Winter Fuel Payment, but find out whether you're also eligible for Cold Weather Payments. Read our page on help in cold weather to find out more.
Preparing for the festive season
For some, Christmas is a time of joy and celebration. For others, it can be less enjoyable and bring financial and emotional challenges. Our free guide can help you navigate your way through the festive season. Inside, you'll find lots of useful practical information about planning your finances and preparing for family visits. We also explore what to do if you're worried about feeling lonely over Christmas. Order your free copy of Your guide to a stress-free Christmas here.
How do I pay for Christmas?
Fill in our Christmas calculator to help you work out how much Christmas is likely to cost, and how much you need to save for it. A little bit of planning ahead can save a lot of headaches afterwards - financial headaches at least!