Christmas club


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Christmas club

n.
A savings account, as in a bank, requiring periodic deposits to ensure money for shopping at Christmas.

Christ′mas club`


n.
a savings account in which a person deposits a fixed amount of money regularly, usu. for a year, the sum accumulated being paid out to the depositor for use at Christmas.
[1905–10]
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Make yourself a Christmas Club badge and wear it with pride.
The bank's products and services include checking, such as negotiable order of withdrawal (NOW) Account, regular checking, personal advantage, student advantage, insured money market gold and investment checking; savings, such as health savings account, statement savings, Christmas club, time deposits and individual retirement accounts, and other services, such as Internet banking, telephone banking, debit card, night depository and shareholder services.
Q Is it worth starting to save in a Christmas Club or have I left it too late?
MEMBERS of a Christmas Club who had their money stolen by a barmaid have branded her suspended sentence a disgrace.
We were in her Christmas club last year as well and everything was ne.
As well as looking after customers by providing only premium quality products, Tony and the team offer a Christmas Club, helping spread the cost of the festive turkey and all of the cuts you're likely to need over the holiday period.
Victims of the Farepak Christmas club collapse are launching a no-risk savings scheme of their own.
AVICTIM of Christmas club thief Joanne Jones has revealed how her son asked her: "Do you want my savings, mummy?
The fund was set up in response to the collapse of the FAREPAK Christmas Club in 2006, when nearly 120,000 people - including a number in Huddersfield - lost on average PS400 each.
Sketches at the Laffalang include the Geordie Nativity, The Boxing Day Dip, a Christmas club go-as-you-please, Christmas Crisis: The Musical, Alan Pardew Bingo, Carol Singers and that North East institution known as Fenwick's Window.
the shop always had a good selection of chocolates and sweets and the owner ran a christmas club where one paid a shilling or so a week.