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What do Americans want this year for Christmas?

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This year, cash and clothes are the number one rank present that both teenagers and adults want to see under the Christmas tree.

Ebates.com announced results of its annual Holiday Gift Giving survey that examined attitudes about gifts kids and adults want most.

Cash is the #1 gift kids want the most this holiday season, according to 78% of children ages 13-16.

Clothes came in second (62%) followed by an entertainment related gift like a movie, book, or music (41%), a laptop (41%), and headphones (40%).

Top 10 Gifts on Teen Holiday Wish Lists

1. Cash – 78%

2. Clothes – 62%

3. Entertainment related gift (i.e. movie, book, music) or a laptop - 41%

4. Headphones - 40%

5. Video games – 34%

6. iPhone 6 – 28%

7. iPad – 21%

8. Sports or musical equipment – 18%

9. Samsung Galaxy smartphone – 17%

10. iPhone 6 Plus – 16%

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The Ebates.com holiday survey additionally discovered that like children, the gift most preferred by American adults this holiday season is also cash (33%).

American adult wish lists vary when it comes to electronic and non-gadget gifts this holiday season.

For the nation's tech enthusiasts, the #1 item on wish lists is a tablet (26%), followed by a laptop (25%), iPhone 6 (19%), Samsung Galaxy smartphone (15%) and PlayStation 4 (14%).

Nearly three fourths (73%) of US gift recipients wanting items that are not electronics say they most want to receive clothes.

Other non-gadget gifts on their list include an entertainment related gift like a movie or book (32%), a vacation (30%), a night out (26%), and jewelry (25%).
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