Holiday

March 26, 2016

Easter Spending Hops to New Heights

Ready to celebrate spring with friends and family, Americans anticipate spending more than ever on Easter this year. According to the National Retail Federation’s annual Easter […]
March 17, 2016

Will the Luck of the Irish Bring the Green in ’16?

Like all festive occasions, St. Patrick’s Day invites us to spend the green and get into the act of celebration. What does that add up to, […]
March 4, 2016

What to Buy in March

The weather may be variable, but retailers stick to a seasonal schedule no matter what, and that means savings for smart consumers. March is the time […]
February 29, 2016

Leap Year: Facts & Freebies

Happy leap day everyone! That’s right, today is a leap day, which means we get to enjoy a whole extra day of February, and people born […]
February 15, 2016

Money Lessons From Our Past Presidents

Regardless of your political stance and your opinions of the upcoming United States 2016 presidential election, you’ve got to agree that being the president of the […]
February 12, 2016

The Best Cities for Valentine’s Day

Everyone wants the kind of things that money just can’t buy — except on Valentine’s Day, otherwise known as “The Day Love Costs Money.” This year, […]
January 18, 2016

MLK Day: Facts & Figures

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday that is celebrated on the third Monday of every January. Many Americans see this holiday as a […]
January 6, 2016

Consumers Gain Confidence in Economy

A key consumer confidence measure showed consumers had a more positive view of the economy in December than a month earlier and their optimism about the […]
January 5, 2016

Holiday Retail Sales Get Boost From Online Shopping, Gas Prices

After years of recessionary belt tightening, consumers spent 7.9% more than last year during the dash between Black Friday and Christmas Eve and ponied up for […]