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by SixFigureStart | November 09, 2009

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Tight times have brought out our ingenuity in spending and this second holiday season of the downturn is no different. We rounded up a few of our favorite new rules for surviving the holidays:

* Regift. It’s both budget-friendly and good for the environment: Recycle those unwanted yet still brand-new socks, wine bags, candy dishes, etc. “Regifting” – the act of giving someone a gift that you had received – is growing fashionable. A poll by Consumer Reports found that 36% of U.S. adults said they would recycle a gift this year, compared with 31% last year and 24% in 2007.[Read more]

--Posted by Laura Rich, RecessionWire.com

Quiz: Which Recession Spender Are You?
Recession Briefing 11.9: Reuse, Recycle, Regift?
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