The gifts are wrapped and the stockings are hung — but if you think your holiday budget is squared away, think again.
The typical shopper expects to spend $935 during the holiday season this year, according to the National Retail Federation. That includes expected items like gifts, holiday meals, decorations and greeting cards.
But what about those unexpected expenses? These seven bills could make for a financially strained start to 2017.
— By CNBC's Kelli B. Grant
Posted 23 Dec. 2016