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5 Romantic Ways to Have a Fun Yet Frugal Valentine"s Day

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Marriage Jupiterimages By AJ Smith If you have a significant other, you know Valentine's Day can be stressful and expensive. From cards and gifts to flowers and dinners, your wallet can face a hit worse than during the hol.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceFeb 13th, 2015

Holiday shopping deals still not over

Gift cards, excess inventory mean major discounts and money to spend.         Gift cards, excess inventory mean major discounts and money to spend.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 31st, 2014

Weak rouble rebounds, but Russians keep up seasonal spending spree

Despite an ongoing currency crisis, Russians crowd shopping malls in the capital for some last-minute holiday shopping. Nathan Frandino reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 26th, 2014

Last U.S. holiday shopping weekend off to solid start

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shoppers filled up malls and department stores on the last weekend before Christmas, as the weather cooperated to help raise the prospect of a solid finish to a holiday season that has so far produced mixed results......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 20th, 2014

The Easy, Quick 20-Cent Greeting Card (for Christmas, Too)

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Saving Image Source By Karla Bowsher My mom taught me to buy greeting cards at the dollar store. She says she refuses to pay a threefold markup for a Hallmark logo when it's the thought that counts. And most people toss ca.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceDec 14th, 2014

Now Might Not Be A Bad Time To Invest In Shopping Malls

Foot traffic and retail sales are declining at U.S. shopping malls, and the reason is no surprise: the relentless rise of online retail. Yet Credit Suisse still expects real estate investment trusts focused on malls to perform quite well. A paradox? Not q.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 30th, 2014

Americans get ready to snap up Cyber Monday deals after long shopping weekend

After a busy holiday weekend in shopping malls, millions of Americans are expected to log on and keep shopping on the day dubbed Cyber Monday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 30th, 2014

"Tis The Season for Credit Card Warnings

Filed under: Personal Finance, Credit Cards, Credit Repair, Spending, Financial Education arek_malang/Shutterstock It's that time of year: pull out the gloves and winter coat, plan your holiday get-togethers with family and friends, and heed the warnings.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceNov 19th, 2014

How to Avoid Gift Card Fraud This Holiday Season

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Personal Finance, Consumer Issues, Financial Education Getty Images By Susan Johnston ​Gift cards will be the most requested gift this holiday season for the eighth consecutive year, the National Retail Federation rep.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceNov 19th, 2014

IS SEOUL’S RETAIL SCENE BENEFITING FROM HONG KONG’S TROUBLES?

In China, Golden Week is a national holiday that starts on Oct. 1 and propels lots of mainlanders into Hong Kong’s shopping malls. However, pro-democracy protests have paralyzed traffic and the stores are feeling the pinch. Where is the next hot retail .....»»

Category: topSource: alphanowOct 11th, 2014

Why Home Depot"s Hack Isn"t Like Target"s

Filed under: Identity Theft, Retail, Credit Cards, Shopping, Security Elise Amendola/AP By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO NEW YORK -- Home Depot's data breach could wind up being among the largest ever for a retailer, but that may not matter to its millions of custo.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceSep 11th, 2014

Home Depot Said to Contact Secret Service Over Alleged Breach

Filed under: Identity Theft, Retail, Credit Cards, Shopping, Security Judith Collins/Alamy By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON - Home improvement giant Home Depot (HD) has been in contact with the U.S. Secret Service about an alleged major breach of customer a.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceSep 4th, 2014

The "Cashless Economy" Is A Myth

Via ConvergEx's Nick Colas, The “Cashless economy” is myth.  Forget what you think you know about credit and debit cards, PayPal, bitcoin, Apple Pay and any other modern conveniences meant to displace physical currency.  The trut.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 27th, 2015

A child genius explains how she can memorize a shuffled deck of cards in less than an hour

One of the more challenging tasks given to 15 of America's most gifted children on the competition series "Child Genius" was to memorize the order of a shuffled deck of cards within an hour. Child prodigy Katherine, 11, a finalist in t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 26th, 2015

Credit card switch to chips moves slowly

New surveys say the wealthy and millennials are most likely to have new chip credit cards.         New surveys say the wealthy and millennials are most likely to have new chip credit cards.    .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 26th, 2015

Have a Low-Interest American Express Card? Not for Long

Filed under: Credit, Banking, Credit Cards Clemson/Flickr If you are an American Express customer with a low interest rate, you may soon receive a letter telling you of your new, higher rate. American Express is increasing the interest rate for more than.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceFeb 26th, 2015

Got a Good Credit Card Offer? Take Advantage of It Now

Filed under: Credit, Banking, Credit Cards, Federal Reserve, Interest Rates Alamy High interest rates. Unexpected rate hikes. Late fees. In many ways, American consumers feel at the mercy of -- and taken advantage of by -- credit card companies. Just on.....»»

Category: topSource: dailyfinanceFeb 26th, 2015

JPMorgan Chase andamp; Co. Announces 1 Million Plus Apple Inc. Pay Users

JPMorgan Chase andamp; Co. (NYSE:JPM) had its 2015 Investors Day on Tuesday, where it announced that over a million customers are making transactions with their credit and debit cards through Apple Pay. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) had its 2015 Inve.....»»

Category: topSource: bidnessetcFeb 26th, 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company To Acquire Aruba Networks, Inc.

Hewlett-Packard Company is reportedly in talks to buy Aruba Networks, Inc., a manufacturer of wireless-network infrastructure used by hotels, universities, and shopping malls. Though the deal is not finalized yet, the details of the purchase are expected .....»»

Category: topSource: bidnessetcFeb 26th, 2015

American Express to raise credit card rates - CNNMoney

CNNMoneyAmerican Express to raise credit card ratesCNNMoneyInterest rates on some American Express credit cards will be increasing, according to letters sent out to customers this month. The rate hikes will affect "a small percentage" of the company's.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsFeb 25th, 2015