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orty-eight percent of U.S. households with $1 million or more in investable assets planned to invest rather than spend their 2005 holiday bonuses. Of those surveyed, 16% received an average bonus of $49,600.

Less affluent households, with at least $250,000 to invest and/or $150,000 in income, said the same: 45% opted to invest. Average bonuses for 17% of them were $21,500.

Of those with less than $250,000 to invest and $150,000 or more in salary, 42% planned to invest their bonuses, which averaged $18,000 for 25% of this group.

Source: Phoenix Marketing International, www.phoenixmi.com .

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