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If Saturday (the day before Christmas) is going to be a gigantic gift BUYING day… Monday (the day after Christmas) will be a huge gift RETURNING day. Retailers estimate that holiday...

I’m always reminding my boys that cameras are everywhere. You may think you’ll get away with something because no one’s around, but there’s always a chance that there’s a camera pointed...

Kids have big expectations when it comes to holiday gifts. I know, that’s a huge understatement. Many don’t know, or don’t care, that times are¬†tougher. And to a certain extent they...

Christmas is less than two weeks away, and by now most of us have made our holiday shopping list. But before you buy, some budgeting steps now can help you avoid...

‘Tis the season for giving…. and taking. The five-finger discount is up six percent this year, according to Adweek. One out of every 11 people who walk into a store… walk...

Can’t wait a couple more weeks to see what some of the big retailers have on sale on Black Friday? You can see what kind of deals many of them are...

I just got back from filling up the car. Maybe I shouldn’t have, after reading one of our news stories tonight. A new study found gas pump handles are some of...

What’s on your smart phone right now? No, not the music. Not the latest game or app. And not your favorite photos. I mean what’s ON your phone right now. If...

Have a beef with a company over a product or service? Who hasn’t? Banks, airlines, cable companies, cell phone carriers, restaurants… they’ve all done us wrong at one time or another,...

It was a tense early afternoon for me. What would he decide to do? What would it look like? Would he join the race or not? Would it be a revamp...

I was yelling at the TV set the other day. “That looks hideous! Who would ever wear something like that?” Everything on the screen … the dresses, purses, jackets, even the...

Let’s face it, homes just aren’t selling as quickly as they did a few years ago. The economy has soured, salaries have dipped, and unemployment lines are longer. The American Dream,...