Survey determines Easter spending habits in the U.S.

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With Easter just around the corner people across the country are preparing to celebrate. 
A survey by found 73% of Americans expect to spend between $1 and $50 on Easter gifts.
The survey polled a cross-section of 1,310 adults ages 18 and over to determine American traditions and spending habits for the popular spring holiday. 
The site found 63% of Americans will purchase Easter basket and egg hunt contents at Walmart, two in five at the local dollar store and 39% at Target.
In addition to the most popular places to purchase Easter items, 74% put money in their Easter eggs, including dollar bills and coins.
Additional break-downs from the survey are as follows:
Favorite Easter Basket Item:
  • Chocolate bunny (49%)
  • Plastic eggs with candy (19%)
  • Money (13%)
  • Peeps (10%)
  • Toys (9%)
Most Popular Easter Tradition:
·       Spending time with family (39%)
·       Religious aspects (14%)
·       Hunting for Easter eggs (13%)
·       Dyeing Easter eggs (13%)
·       Eating Easter candy (8%)
·       Enjoying food (6%)
Top 3 Ways To Fill An Easter Basket Without Cracking Your Budget:
  • Shop sales and deals (75%)
  • Utilize coupons (52%)
  • Shop via a cashback site (30%)