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Stephen Brobeck, right, of the Consumer Federation of America and Mike Schenck of the Credit Union National Association deliver the 2014 outlook for holiday spending, which is expected to be slightly higher than last year. (Cronkite News photo by Camaron Stevenson)

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Report: Holiday spending may rise, but most shoppers will watch the budget

Holiday spending will see a "modest bump" this year, but will be held back by budget concerns of those at the lower end of the income scale who have not seen salaries grow like those who are better off.

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Report: Holiday spending may rise, but most shoppers will watch the budget

Holiday spending will see a "modest bump" this year, but will be held back by budget concerns of those at the lower end of the income scale who have not seen salaries grow like those who are better off.