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More consumers plan to spend more than last year, and fewer consumers will spend less than last year, according to the 14th annual holiday spending survey conducted by the Consumer Federation of America and the Credit Union National Association. Since 2012, the percentage who said they would spend more than the previous year rose from 12 to 13, while the percentage who said they would spend less declined from 38 to 32.
By James Lander, Military Saves Director
November 21, 2013
Celebrating the holidays should be the most wonderful time of the year…unless you’re feeling stressed!
If you are reaching your holiday breaking point, here are a few ideas to help you lessen holiday financial stress:
By Jana Castanon, Media Relations/Community Outreach at Apprisen
Come on, we all do it. We will make a New Year’s resolution to get in shape, make more time for ourselves, save more money… you get the picture. Our intentions are good, it’s the follow-through that we have a hard time with. So change it up this year. Don’t look at your resolutions as an all or nothing proposition. Break them down to baby steps.