How much should you save up for Christmas?

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    By Lia Sestric/GOBankingRates

    If you can hear the cha-ching of the cash registers and Christmas music jingles already, you know what that means -- holiday spending is upon us.

    Anticipation and enticing deals can make you throw down money like eggnog around the holidays, but it's important that you budget for Christmas so you're not getting wrapped up in debt.

    Read on to find out how to plan for the holidays and buy Christmas gifts on a budget.

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