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Holiday trends

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  • 28%: Percent of people surveyed who say their workload increases during the holidays; 42% say it stays the same.
  • 7.4%: Percentage of people age 65 and over who travel over the holidays. This is down from 8.7% for the rest of the year.*
  • $600: Average amount baby boomers will spend on holiday shopping this year.**

Source: Accountemps
*Source: U.S. Dept. of Transportation
**Source: Maritz