| Oct 24, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Halloween is more than a spooky holiday. Parents can use Halloween to help their kids learn about money as they shop for candy, costumes and decorations with a set amount of money to spend.
"I love that idea," said Plantation financial planner Ben...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:00 AM
More than half of American workers will participate in Halloween festivities at work this year, but employees planning skimpy costumes for the cubicle might want to reconsider.
Only about 1 in 10 workers will dress up for the holiday, according to a...
| May 11, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Besides Christmas, there’s nothing quite like the Mother’s Day shopping scramble: $3.4 billion on brunch or dinner, $1.6 billion on clothing an accessories, $1.3 billion on getaways and pampering, all amounting to a big $18.6-billion thank you...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:05 AM
It does not seem like we should be talking about the holiday season yet but if you look around in the stores, I guess it is time. I did wait until after Halloween to write about this topic as it just does not seem right until it is over. To me the...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Tonight is Fashion's Night Out, and not only in New York City.
Baltimore area shopping destinations are getting in on the fashion world's "shopping extravaganza," a single night that started in New York in 2009 to highlight fashion, restore consumer...
| Jun 1, 2012
Sex, money, and betrayal with your personal shopper nonetheless lead to the ultimate woman scorned and lawsuit.
Patricia Walker, of the Dallas area, survived a horrific crash that left her bedridden for nearly three years.
During her recovery her...
| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 9:02 AM
Planning when you have your wedding may save you more than buying a dress on sale or cutting back on flowers. It could save you thousands of dollars.
That's no small matter, considering weddings cost an average of $30,821 in Boca Raton -- nearly 20...
| Mar 10, 2013
I love the new Ford commercial that shows desperate customers asking a gas station attendant if he has any marked-down "day-old gas." I've been tempted to do the same thing myself, because prices at the pump are cutting into my budget — and my...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:27 AM
The new Facebook Card lets users send friends a gift card with multiple balances for top retailers, including Target and Olive Garden.
"Facebook Cards are reusable. After you've received a card, the next time you get a Facebook Card gift, it will...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:52 AM
On a distant Valentine’s Day, a young Chicago gal living the sweet life enjoyed a swanky lunch in the Gold Coast with a new suitor and a dozen of the loveliest red roses. And, on that very same day, enjoyed a dinner date with another handsome...