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16 frightening financial facts you didn't know about Halloween

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 23 2013 4:48 p.m. MDT

Associated Press

I love Halloween. It’s one of my favorite holidays — and based upon its mass appeal, apparently I’m not alone.

In fact, even though the wicked economy continues to put a scare into most people, when it comes to celebrating what was originally known as All Hallows’ Eve, spirits remain high.

So just how hot is Halloween? Well, it’s so popular that it’s downright spooky.

To prove it, here are a few bone-chilling financial facts from the National Retail Federation — along with some other horrendous Halloween trivia I dug up — that I bet you’ve all been dying to know:

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DEW
Sandy, UT

That last line "an extra bag for myself, don't tell my kids". I do that too but only to stock up for next year for neighborhood kids. Spooky!

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