| Dec 19, 2013
Trinkel De La Paz, 24, loves this holiday's deep discounts because they're enabling her to be a more generous Santa.
To herself, that is.
The Silver Lake graphic designer bought herself an iPad mini and some clothes discounted on Cyber Monday, and...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:19 AM
This week’s Hump Day Deals from Deals2Buy and RetailMeNot
Apparel and accessories
Carters: Up to 50% off plus an extra 20% off with $40 order (Expiring December 31)
Macy’s: The Great Gift Sale: Up to 60% off + an extra 20%...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Fewer than 10 days remain until Christmas, and retailers are trying to make the most of the holiday crunch time by luring online shoppers with free delivery offers.
Wednesday is Free Shipping Day, a last-minute consumption craze initiated in 2008 by...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Each December, a couple of weeks before Christmas, a few men gather in a downtown Naperville steakhouse to eat, drink, be merry and shop.
The tradition began about nine years ago when Tim Grosser, a global account manager for Hewlett-...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:25 PM
With the iPhone 5c still widely available, the deals from retailers keep coming.
First, Best Buy announced this month a promotion that gave a $50 gift card to customers who bought the iPhone 5c at one of its stores. That gift card could be used at the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:41 PM
The National Retail Federation, a trade association of retailers, released its predictions for the holiday season on Wednesday.
According to the federation's survey, the average holiday shopper will spend $737.95 on gifts, décor, greeting cards and...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 8:16 AM
The gift-giving season may be muted this year, as Americans, spooked by the government stalemate and ongoing economic weakness, plan to spend less on presents and other holiday preparations, according to the National Retail Federation.
More than 6,000...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception
Funding Arts Broward (FAB!)
FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A recent study reported in Scientific American showed a complex relationship between economic behavior, emotions and childhood experiences. When people who had grown up when money was tight were reminded about the recent recession, they were more likely...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:49 AM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free. Find free events, museums, attractions, music, art exhibits, and galleries to see absolutely free.
HOLIDAY SPOTLIGHT FREEBIE!
This week’s Spotlight Freebie is Tuba Christmas this...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:06 PM
While the state of the economy remains debatable, shoppers will continue to be conservative with their Christmas budgets, retail analysts say. And that means more bargain hunting.
Here are some tips from deal-finding experts and local savvy shoppers...