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December 19, 2013

Even the Wealthy Pinch Pennies This Holiday

It’s not just low-income shoppers who are pulling back on spending for loved ones and themselves this holiday season. Wealthy folks are watching their dollars, too. […]
December 17, 2013

Foreclosure is Not the End of Homeownership

If your home was foreclosed upon during the recent housing crash, you might think there’s no chance for you to ever own a home again. But […]
December 16, 2013

Smart Shopper: Buy These Items AFTER Christmas

It’s December, the malls are bustling and “Sale” signs are everywhere. Good time to grab the deals? Not so fast. Savvy shoppers should realize that some […]
December 13, 2013

How to Avoid a Holiday Spending Hangover

It’s a holiday season tradition that you don’t want to observe. Many consumers spend more than they can afford, often racking up huge credit card balances. […]
December 12, 2013

A Ring or a House: Which Investment Should You Make?

The heck with lovey-dovey Valentine’s Day. Turns out December, with its holiday cheer, romantic winter backdrops and family gatherings, is among the busiest months for popping […]
December 2, 2013

Cost of 'Twelve Days of Christmas' Gifts Leaps in 2013

The price of lords-a-leaping and ladies dancing has spiked this holiday season, but other items mentioned in the carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas'” still cost […]
November 27, 2013

10 Thanksgiving Day Facts & Figures

Here are 10 facts and figures about Thanksgiving as America celebrates the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln proclaiming a late November Thursday as a national […]
November 26, 2013

Black Friday 2013: 16 Myths Debunked

When it comes to deals, few holidays beat Black Friday. Not only will you see many items at their lowest prices of the year, but you’ll […]
November 25, 2013

Black Friday 2013: More Shoppers Will Spend – But Not Without Deals

This holiday season, Americans may not spend their green unless they see more red. Despite signs that the economy is improving, big store chains don’t expect […]