This holiday season, a leaner budget might clarify which people truly make a difference in your life. The challenge will be figuring out how much to tip them.
Here's a look at what holiday tips people gave last year, when the economic downturn was already in full swing. Consumer Reports, which conducted the study, expects giving to hold steady or decline this year.
The survey results were based on telephone interviews with more than 1,800 US residents conducted in the first week of January.
– The Associated Press