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.
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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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Mr Dawson said: "When we launched the One4all Christmas Club 10 years ago with then Finance Minister Brian Lenihan, we did so to help people budget for Christmas and avoid the financial pressure of the festive season.
Iceland spokesman Keith Hann told the Daily Post: "The Christmas Club is an entirely voluntary scheme which provides no financial benefit to Iceland at all (indeed we pay staff to administer it, without any charge to the participants) and we keep the money entirely ring-fenced in a separate account, controlled by an independent trustee company whose directors are unconnected to Iceland.
Iceland spokesman Keith Hann told the Daily Post: "The Christmas Club is an entirely voluntary scheme which provides no financial benefit to Iceland at all (indeed we pay staff to administer it, without any charge to the participants), and we keep the money entirely ringfenced, in a separate account, controlled by an independent trustee company, whose directors are unconnected to Iceland.
Besides being a loving mother, Millie helped in her mother's neighborhood store, was an insurance agent, was the "Christmas Club Lady" at a savings and loan, and did bookkeeping.
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.
The Queen is being asked to make sure more than PS1million of unclaimed Christmas club savings goes to worthy causes.
AWOMAN accused of causing festive chaos for dozens of families with a botched Christmas Club has pledged to refund every single person.
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.
AVICTIM of Christmas club thief Joanne Jones has revealed how her son asked her: "Do you want my savings, mummy?" Mum-of-three Joanne McLean - who lost PS870.50 - broke the news to her children the cash for their presents had all gone thanks to their neighbour.