| Nov 27, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Buying and giving
"Many Christmases ago, I went to buy a doll for my son. I reach for the last one they had, but so did another man. As I rained blows upon him, I realized — there had to be another way!" — Frank Costanza, in a famous...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 9:04 PM
MIAMI - El 40 por ciento de los hispanos en Estados Unidos gastará este año menos dinero durante las fiestas de Acción de Gracias, según reveló una encuesta divulgada.
El día de Acción de Gracias, que se celebra el último jueves del mes de noviembre, es...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:08 AM
The Thanksgiving shopping madness kicks off in stores on Thursday, running for five days through Cyber Monday.
No matter what day you plan to hit the stores, you can score the best deals on holiday gifts by drawing up a battle plan. Decide what to buy...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Here are nine deals for Black Friday/Cyber Monday shoppers who are looking for savings on hotels, ski resorts, cruise lines and other travel services.
Where to begin? Shop around online to see whether your favorite hotel brand or tour operator is...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:49 AM
As the coffin slams shut on Halloween, Wal-Mart and other retailers are launching their holiday shopping deals almost a month before Black Friday, promising to be cheaper, earlier, easier and faster to cater to the ever more value- and...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Well ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, Preferred Hotel Group is starting a winter sale on rooms at 110 hotels worldwide that offers a third night free or takes up to half off the room rate.
The deal: I like this sale because it works for...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:19 PM
It's almost Thanksgiving, which means it's almost time for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. And, it's not just retail stores — mortar-and-brick or online — that have the deals. Various lodgings around the globe are serving up specials,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:48 AM
Is it just me or is this a mix-and-match Bottom Line?
A new state law grants immunity to people who administer naloxone, or Narcan, to anyone who has overdosed on heroin or other opioid like oxycodone. The heroin-reversal drug,...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Wal-Mart is worried about lousy holiday shopping, so the retail giant is pulling out its Christmas deals one whole month early -- hoping, perhaps, that the longer you are faced with a bargain, the more likely you will be to crumble.
This move comes as...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Cyber Monday 2013 broke records. It was the biggest online spending day ever. Cyber Monday left Black Friday in the dust.
Take that, lackluster shopping weekend!
Retailers' performance, indeed, was blah overall during the four-day holiday shopping...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:30 PM
It's Giving Tuesday, that social-media-engineered day when consumers can redeem themselves after wallowing in Black Friday and Cyber Monday splurges.
If your bank account isn't empty, it's a good chance to find a charity you like. Charity Navigator is...