of Americans feel holidays are too commercial and the idea of peace on Earth has been forgotten by too many people.
feel pressured to have a more elaborate or expensive holiday than they'd like.
would save money or pay off debts if they didn't feel pressured to give gifts. 35% would give gifts anyway.
buy fewer gifts or otherwise have simpler holiday celebrations than they did three years ago.
of those who have simplified the holidays did so to have a celebration more in keeping with their family values; 12% did it to reduce stress; 11% did it to have more time with friends and family.
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