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Survey Results: Holiday Spending
by Scott Bilker
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Scott Bilker This survey originally ran in the 10/24/01 DebtSmart E-mail Newsletter.

How much money did you spend last holiday season (2000)?

46% of respondents said $0-$500
35% of respondents said $501-$1,000
11% of respondents said $1,001-$1,500
3% of respondents said $1,001-$1,500

How much are you planning on spending this year (2001)?

56% of respondents said $0-$500
28% of respondents said $501-$1,000
13% of respondents said $1,001-$1,500

Did you fly anyplace last year for the holidays?

97% of respondents said No
0% of respondents said Yes

Do you plan to fly anyplace this year for the holidays?

94% of respondents said No
3% of respondents said Yes

Do you believe that people will spend more, less, or the same, this holiday season as compared to last season?

47% of respondents said Less
6% of respondents said More
6% of respondents said The Same

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