Make second-hand your first option

Helpful tips offered on how to spend wisely and locally.

Helpful tips offered on how to spend wisely and locally.

SUNRAYSIA residents will each spend an average of more than $700 on gifts,  with data estimating Australians will spend $10 billion on Christmas presents.

Research commissioned by online marketplace Gumtree revealed 86 per cent of Aust­ralians find Christmas puts a strain on their finances, with buying Christmas gifts a huge cause (66 per cent) of this pressure. 

To help Australians shop smarter this Christmas, Gumtree asked the nation what it truly wanted and is encouraging shoppers to use the marketplace to shop affordably and locally. 

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