It’s totally understandable, considering the circumstances with EVERYTHING this year, if you plan on kinda dogging it for Christmas. Spend less, buy gift cards at the last minute, call it a year. But there are some people out there who are planning on overachieving. According to a new poll, of the people who plan on buying gifts this year, 23% have already started their holiday shopping, and another 10% are going to start sometime this month. On the other side of things, 4% will wait until mid-December, and 1% will wait until the week of Christmas. The poll also found 9% of people buying gifts will spend more this year . . . 49% will spend the same . . . and 33% will spend less.