May 5, 2017

What to Buy in May

As warm weather moves in and the school year winds down, May is the time to prepare for summer celebrations. Stock up for graduation parties and […]
March 10, 2017

What to Buy in March

The weather in March may be variable, but retailers stick to a seasonal schedule no matter what – and that means savings for smart consumers. March […]
February 14, 2017

Cautious Cupid: Consumers More Frugal this Valentine’s Day

After a decade-long increase, Valentine’s Day spending is expected to decline this year, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) […]
November 4, 2016

What to Buy in November

To buy or not to buy in November? That’s the big question as the biggest shopping season of the year kicks off. Between Black Friday and […]
July 28, 2016

Back to School: Bigger Kids Bring Bigger Bills

Yesterday, we learned what parents of K-12 students will be spending this fall.  Today, we’ll focus on higher education costs.  College students and families with children […]
July 27, 2016

Back to School: Families to Spend Billions More in 2016

For many families, getting ready to go back to school is not only a time-consuming process – it’s an expensive one.  The average family is expected […]
November 27, 2015

Items to Avoid on Black Friday 2015

Black Friday has become synonymous in our minds with great deals. Often, the deals are impressive as businesses compete for shoppers’ attention and dollars. But there’s […]
May 1, 2014

What to Buy in May

As the warm weather moves in and schools let out for summer, May is the month to buy household goods and entertaining essentials. It’s the perfect […]