Money questions millennials shopping habits

Millennials Really Love Malls

January 3, 2017 | Joe Pye

That’s what researchers learned this holiday season, along with two other facts that seem just as weird.

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10 Tips to Get the Best Deals From Outlet Shopping

December 20, 2016 | Money Talks News

Learn ways to get even bigger discounts than advertised.

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By The Numbers: Holi-Daze

December 16, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

This week: A look back at Thanksgiving, a look ahead to Christmas.

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Ask The Expert: Is It Too Late To Save On Holiday Shopping? [video]

December 14, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader has skipped Black Friday and Cyber Monday — and every other shopping day so far.

What's too much credit card debt?

Dvorkin On Debt: Not A Holiday For Me [video]

December 12, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

I love the November and December, but I fear January.

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Ask The Expert: How Can I Get My Boyfriend In The Holiday Spirit?

December 7, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader is appalled at the way her boyfriend and his family celebrate the holidays

Cyber Monday shopping

Yes, Cyber Monday Takes Away from Actual Work Productivity

November 28, 2016 | Dori Zinn

94 percent of employees plan to spend some of today browsing through Cyber Monday sales.

Holiday shopping 2014 looks terrible and funny

Black, Cyber, Or Small? Which Day Will Really Save You the Most Money and Pain?

November 21, 2016 | Dori Zinn

Does the day you venture out to spend money this holiday season really matter? How can you save time, money, and sanity this holiday season?

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Why Shoppers Are Loading up their Credit Cards This Holiday Season

November 15, 2016 | Dori Zinn

38 percent of Americans will charge their holiday purchases to a credit card, and almost half of those said it’s to earn rewards.

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Can’t Wait Til Black Friday? Many Won’t

October 11, 2016 | Dori Zinn

Many Americans start holiday shopping before November 1 as Christmas creep moves in.

Shopping after Christmas

Holiday Shopping Breaks All Speed Records

September 14, 2016 | Dori Zinn

One-third of consumers — including half of parents — have already started holiday shopping.

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Christmas in September?

September 1, 2016 | Dori Zinn

Walmart is pushing the country into the Christmas creep. We haven’t even put our barbecues away yet.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Blue Monday And Red Tuesday

January 18, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Maybe you’ve heard about Blue Monday. But you didn’t know about Red Tuesday.

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8 Ways to Get Your Holidays Off to a Budget-Savvy Head Start

November 5, 2015 |

If you start now, you can save hundreds.

What's open on Christmas’s Guide of Things To Do On Christmas Day

December 25, 2014 | Jess Miller

Dying to get out of the house but the bars are all closed? Here’s our guide of what’s open on Christmas Day 2014.

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Infographic: Tips for Holiday Tipping

December 16, 2014 | Meghan Stewart

How to ensure you don’t shaft service providers during the holiday season.

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The Shopping Holidays We Wish You Could Celebrate

December 8, 2014 | Jess Miller

Green Monday is yet another new shopping “holiday.” We came up with some better ideas.

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5 Tips For Throwing A Holiday Office Party You Won’t Regret

December 8, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Here’s how to spend just the right amount — and make sure no one does anything stupid.

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5 Big Tips For The Big Holiday Shopping Days

November 24, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

The holiday shopping season officially starts Thanksgiving Day. Here’s your official savings guide.

There's more to regifting than fresh wrapping paper.

5 tips for regifting without getting caught

December 11, 2013 | Monica Victor

While re-gifting has been frowned upon in the past, it is becoming more socially acceptable and more common than we might think. But, giving a re-gift can be embarrassing and insulting if done irresponsibly. When done right, it can save you time, money and embarrassment.

Don't ever give one of these stupid holiday gifts.

10 officially stupid holiday gifts

December 6, 2013 | Michael Koretzky

Here’s a recent holiday tradition you probably didn’t know about: Every holiday season since 1998, an online retailer called has asked its customers, “What’s the stupidest gift of the year?” Of course, if you patronize a gag-gift website like, the annual Top 10 Most Stupid Gifts of the Year is a must-have guide […]

Even Santa does some online holiday shopping.

Online holiday shopping — technology takes over

December 5, 2013 | Meghan Stewart

Online shopping for the holidays is easier and more convenient than ever, but you have to take steps to avoid being flooded with useless offers and constant “buy now” reminders from retailers. We show you how to get the most out of online shopping so you can knock out your gift list in no time.