With all the store signs advertising their holidays sales, it’s easy to assume that everything is at its best price in December. However, smart shoppers know otherwise. They only buy items in December that are truly on rock-bottom sale, and they wait until after the holidays season is over to purchase everything else. If you’re [...]
Are You Spending More, Less, Or The Same This Christmas? So many people are unemployed, federal government workers are getting a pay cut, that I wondered whether you'd be spending more, less or the same on holiday gifts this Christmas? So, I asked WSB listeners to share their Christmas spending plans. Are you spending more, less or the same? Please leave your comments on the blog. GIVE YOURSELF THE GIFT OF INFORMATION: CHECK OUT OUR EBOOK AND PODCAST DEALS - DISCOUNT CODES BELOW.
Christmas Gifts: A Lump of Coal for the Housing Industry. Yesterday afternoon, I sat in on a conference call about covering the foreclosure crisis. But it wasn't so much a lesson in foreclosure journalism (if there's such a thing) as it was a discussion of where we are in the now four-year housing crisis with a dash of speculation as to when we might get out of here.
If you haven't already finished your holiday shopping, you've got just a few hours left, but many consumers are already anticipating their after-Christmas holiday returns. Merry Christmas, but let's not have too many happy returns. Gift returns, that is.