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Bells Americans in No Mood for Christmas Spending

Americans are in a grim mood, and it’s showing in their plans for holiday shopping, with 82% saying they will spend either the same as last year or less. Results released Monday of a survey by America’s Research Group found that more than half of survey respondents said the economy will get worse before it ...

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Well, I plan on spending as much or more.
I am Not letting the Economy get me down.
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I'll be spending slightly more but that's not saying a lot because last year I didn't spend a ton. Things are picking up a little bit though, so that's good.
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I'm not letting the economy get me down either, but for us that means just getting together for dinner and fun on Christmas Day. We will probably spend about as much as we did last year (unless we hit a good sale!). It's true that food, power company bills, and taxes have all gone up, but it's not going to stop us from celebrating Christmas. We'll cut back somewhere else.
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