January birthdays aren't favoured in the gift department

January birthdays aren't favoured in the gift department

Aww, poor babies...

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Stacey and J Sbu chat about those who celebrate their birthdays in January, or should we say Januworry? 

According to research that was conducted by a financial site in the United Kingdom, Money.co.uk, "people born in January receive up to $1,400 (R 26 560,94) less in gifts over their lifetime compared to those born in other months". (Instagram)

Many people from KZN came forward to share their pain being January babies. 

It looked bleak as people said that they rarely get gifts because everyone experiences a dry month during their birthday month. But some were overly favoured and shared how they celebrate regardless. 

"One-third of adults admit to spending 34% less on gifts for January-born individuals, possibly due to financial strains after Christmas." (Instagram)


We concur with Salman Haqqi, a personal finance expert at money.co.uk who said that individuals born in January may feel left out in terms of receiving gifts. 

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