Infographic: Americans ramp up gift giving for 2011 holiday season
More of us plan to spend, fewer will set a budget or save up
By Juan Rodriguez
After years of recession-fueled frugality, more Americans are feeling the holiday gift-giving spirit in 2011. A survey from USAA shows that 96 percent of Americans plan to buy gifts this holiday season, up from 90 percent last year. The bad news? Fewer people plan to create a budget or save up for their holiday gift shopping.
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Published: November 15, 2011