Tell us if you plan to spend more or less than the national average of $749.51.
With Christmas around the corner, it's the most wonderful (and expensive) time of the year. Compared to 2011, the National Retail Federation is forecasting a 4.1 percent increase in holiday retail spending. But will Perry Hall shoppers follow suit? Compare your budget to the chart below. Do you plan to spend more or less than the national average? How do you save money on gifts and decorations? Tell us in the comments. Average American's Projected 2012 Total Holiday Spending Data from the National Retail Federation.