If simply handing over a stack of bills seems cold, here are ways to make the gift a little warmer.
A few stores and restaurants will be open on the holiday. A very few.
Do your favorite stores change their return policies for the holiday season? Some do, so you may want to check before you buy.
Running to the mall to complete the shopping on your list is fraught with temptation and possibilities to overspend. You've been good so far. Don't blow it now.
Good news for the nearly 86 million who will be driving: Gas prices will likely remain low.
A survey suggests that many Americans plan to use cash and debit cards for holiday purchases this year more than they did last.
'What would you like for Christmas?' 'Nothing. I already have everything.' Sound familiar? Here are gift suggestions for the hard-to-buy-for people on your list.
For those who still have some names to cross off their holiday shopping list (and who doesn't?), free shipping from online retailers on Wednesday can be a great way to save money.
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