holiday shopping

Deferred Interest Credit Cards: Don't Fall For This Trick Over The Holidays

Beware of deferred interest credit cards that will be offered at checkout counters while you do your holiday shopping! They're really expensive if you're not careful!

Gift Giving Etiquette to Get You Through the Holidays

Gifts are great, but exchanging them can also lead to some awkward faux pas. Make sure you know the ins and outs of gift giving etiquette this holiday season.

11 Ways to Prepare for Your Best Black Friday

Black Friday can be a mega budget-buster. Avoid the damage and shop smarter by making these money moves first.

Make These 6 Credit Card Moves Now to Prepare for Holiday Shopping

Before the holiday season is in full swing, make these money moves so you'll be prepared.

How to Save on 12 Winter Essentials

Before the snow starts to fall, save big and stock up on these winter must-haves. You can bundle up in the cash you save!

9 Frugal Gifts for the Person Who Needs a Nap

Question: Who in your life needs a nap? Answer: Everyone! Here's what to get them for the holidays.

9 Smart Reasons to Last-Minute Holiday Shop

Haven't started your holiday shopping yet? Good! Because in this case, the late bird gets the worm.

Flashback Friday: 160 Gift Ideas for Everyone You Know

Still looking for that perfect gift? Our collection of gift guides will help you narrow your search.

9 Ways to Use Miles and Points for Holiday Gifts

Most people use their hard-earned credit card rewards for travel. Here's an idea: Why not give your budget a vacation from holiday shopping?

15 Unique Holiday Gifts for Teachers That They'll Actually Like

Teachers deserve all the gifts, really. But here are some excellent, nonfood options that teachers will actually use — and enjoy!

Flashback Friday: 30 Brilliant Ways to Survive Black Friday Madness

Braving the blustering winter weather the day after Thanksgiving to shop alongside the masses doesn't sound worth the trouble, but here's how to survive and save like a pro.

8 Frugal Skills You Need to Survive Black Friday

Black Friday looms large on the horizon. Arm yourself with the skills of a frugal shopper, and you'll never waste a penny on another deceptive doorbuster.

10 Reasons You Should Start Your Holiday Shopping Now

The holidays are coming, but they're still far enough away that we don't have to think about shopping yet. Right? Actually…that's not the case.

9 Frugal Skills You Must Have to Survive Autumn

In order to make it to the Christmas season with some money in the bank, you need to make fall as frugal as possible. Here's how.

9 Things You Can Do Right Now for a Frugal Holiday Season

Get your finances in order now, and this holiday season will be your frugal-est ever!

Christmas Club Accounts: Are They Worth It?

Looking for ways to afford the holiday shopping tab this year? Join the club — literally!

12 Smart Post-Holiday Moves

Holiday spending may have turned your finances into a mess. Get back on track and make the new year all about the new financial you.

21 Experiences That Make Great Gifts

Everyone loves unwrapping a present, until it becomes next year's clutter. Consider an experience instead — the memories last forever!

December Deals That Are Better Than Black Friday

December is packed with major sales even after Black Friday and Cyber Monday have ended. Here are the shopping dates you need to know.

25+ Easy Ways to Save Money But Still Get What You Want During Holiday Shopping

Ready to tackle your Christmas shopping but dreading the impending dent in your budget? Here are ways to save big and earn cash back on those gifts.