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Holiday tipping: Does Santa deserve 20 percent?

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How should you tip during the holidays? During the season of giving, many people find themselves asking whether to give something extra to the people who work for them: mail carriers, housecleaners, nannies, dog-walkers. This year, we have a guide for how to gift outside of family and friends circles – who to tip, and how much.

Do you treat the people who work for you to something extra during the holidays? When it comes to employees and service people, is money more appropriate than a thoughtful gift? How do you give back? David runs through a holiday how-to and opens the phones for listeners to answer age-old questions of holiday giving.