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• 9 percent will make home improvements, 5 percent will save more for retirement.

• 4 percent will make “less risky” investments, 2 percent will refinance their mortgage.

Source: A Harris poll of 2,237 U.S. adults conducted Dec. 5-12 and released Friday.

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