holiday shopping

How to Get 5% Cash Back on Holiday Purchases

Reduce the bite holiday spending takes out of your budget with one of these cash back rewards cards.

Shoppers to Spend Less This Holiday Season

Despite some early predictions, it looks like holiday shoppers are not spending as much this year. Learn some of the reasons why.

25 Gifts That Save Money

Want to go a step beyond gifts that are useful? Every single one of the items on this list can help save money. Now THAT is a gift that keeps on giving.

5 Steps to Stress-Free Holiday Gift Giving

Is the holiday season already straining your last festive nerve? Maybe it's time to rethink gift-giving and adopt a saner strategy.

5 Reasons to Use Your Credit Card for Holiday Purchases

From extended warranties to price protection to easier returns, buying holiday gifts with your credit card can give you some serious benefits.

Cheap and Easy Holiday Shopping at the Dollar Store

Short on time and cash? Stop in the dollar store this holiday season to make a few quick buys that will help you to entertain, decorate, and give for less.

Why People Go Crazy on Black Friday

From buying unplanned items to straight-up attacking other customers, people can go a little wild on Black Friday. Discover the reasons why.

Even More Black Friday Savings Tips From Shopping Experts

This year, you can have your sanest, safest, and most money-saving Black Friday ever — just follow these tips from deal-finding experts.

25 Tips for Smart (and Safe) Credit Card Use During the Holidays

Whether you're ready for holiday shopping or SO not, the season of giving is upon us. Before you hit the stores, check out our guide to keeping your finances safe.

Best Credit Cards for the Holidays

There’s no better time to sign up for a rewards or low introductory interest rate credit card than the holiday season. Here are five cards you should have on your wish list.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in December

It's almost impossible to NOT shop in December. Keep your holiday cheer level high by shopping wisely.

All About Black Friday

Yeah, we all know that Black Friday has good deals. But from the history of the name to tips for shopping and more, learn everything else about the "holiday."

Early Holiday Shopping: Why I Finish by Thanksgiving

Already feeling that pre-holiday stress set in? Get a jump on holiday shopping, and reclaim some of that peace that the holidays are supposed to be about.

How to Avoid Holiday Debt, Starting Now

Holiday shopping can send your budget to the financial emergency room. Plan your shopping now, and enjoy your holiday season free of stress.

6 Ways to Prepare for the Holiday Rush

The holiday shopping season is right around the corner. Are you prepared?

4 Fun Activities to Get Your Grinch into the Holiday Spirit

If your guy is more "Bah Humbug" than "Happy Holidays," get him into the spirit with these ideas.

Cheat Sheet: Retail Markup on Common Items

Stores make money by price markups. Learn the rationale behind retail pricing and what the product you're buying actually costs.

6 Ways to Earn Extra Holiday Cash

With all the gifts you'd like to buy, the most wonderful time of the year can be expensive. Here's how to pick up some side cash to fatten your wallet this holiday season.

The Worst Holiday Credit Cards

How many frequent flyer miles does a Santa Air card get? Not many. Here are three credit cards you don’t want in your wallet this holiday shopping season.

3 Ways to Beat Holiday Shopping Stress

This "jolly" season can become overwhelming when you shop, but these tips can help you avoid getting caught up in the hustle and bustle.