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According to a new survey, 5.2{f08af400499f49ebebec43b71545de24d0cbb35d14a8bc084edd71717d793f40} of Americans borrowed money from a family member for this reason this year.


To do some Christmas shopping


A little over 5{f08af400499f49ebebec43b71545de24d0cbb35d14a8bc084edd71717d793f40} of Americans borrowed money from a relative to do some Christmas shopping this year! When you give your Mom a gift that cost exactly the same as what you borrowed from her, she’s going to catch on! The last time I borrowed money to buy a Christmas gift, I was probably 13 years old. (Unless you count me borrowing money from my bank by putting Christmas gifts on credit card!) Did you have to borrow money to buy Christmas gifts this year? Have you ever?

– Dave O’Brien


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