Hey, Easter Bunny — Here’s How to Save on Last-Minute Goodies

Whatever you need -- candy, baskets, decorating ideas, clothes or activities -- it's not too late to create a memorable and affordable Easter celebration.

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Easter is upon us, and that means many Americans will be filling children’s baskets with candy, laying out brunch and donning dresses, suits and bonnets.

This year Americans planning to celebrate Easter were expecting to spend an average of $152 per person — a whopping $18.4 billion, according to an annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics for the National Retail Federation.

But what about those of us who have not really planned? If you are among the last-minute shoppers, do not panic — that only leads to overspending. Before you run out the door to load up on goodies for the holiday, check out our list of money-saving tips:

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