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5 Movies to Watch This Thanksgiving Weekend

Catch these great family movies at home or in theatres

Beyond feasting on turkey and bonding with family, Thanksgiving weekend is the perfect time to…

By Kandia Johnson

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Traveling for the Holidays? Use Tech to Give Your Pet More Than a Kennel Stay

Tech innovations help alleviate worries over pets left behind when traveling

Arranging for pet care is a reality for many when traveling for the holidays. Here…

By Samara Lynn

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The Worst Day to Travel This Thanksgiving

Save yourself a headache by avoiding the highways on November 24

Save yourself a headache this Thanksgiving by avoiding the highways on November 24.

By Kandia Johnson

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Ghosts, Goblins and … Blackface? Racist and Culture-Mocking Halloween Costumes Continue to Spark Outrage

Are consumers and retailers taking things too far?

An ugly side of Halloween is the recent cases of revelers facing public outrage due…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Ways to Save on Shipping Costs: Gearing Up For Holiday Shipping and Shopping

Save money this holiday season

This holiday season, consumers can expect to be able to choose their shipping preference. More…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Don’t Make These Holiday Credit Mistakes

Don’t let these blunders ruin your holiday

Pay very close attention to the fine print and exercise self-control

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Need Cocktail Recipes For Your Company’s Holiday Party?

Get in the spirit of the holidays with these festive recipes and stylish cocktails

Hosting a company party can be an exciting — but nerve-wracking — endeavor

By Kimberly Wilson

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Will Consumers Buy Local this Holiday Season?

Small Business Saturday organizers hope to give a boost to independent retailers

American Express is again undertaking its Small Business Saturday initiative

By Alan Hughes

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The 3 Most Appropriate Gifts for Your ‘Situationship’

Give the right gift to the right person

Could the right gift make all the difference?

By Ashley R. Harris

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Gas Prices Hit Two-Year Low

Consumers saving at the pump before they get on the road this holiday season

Good news at the pump for consumers.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae Announce Eviction Moratorium for Holiday Season

Lending giants join in on holiday cheer

Two financial giants are giving consumers a break for the holidays.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Don’t Just Booze & Schmooze: 5 Holiday Season Boss Moves to Boost Your Career

Take this prime time to network and prep for 2013

Here are five ways to make this holiday season benefit not only your personal life…

By Courtney Connley

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The Lazy Man’s Guide to Holiday Shopping: Gift Cards

Achieving holiday cheer from the comfort of your couch

Strategies for the gift card buyer in you.

By Ashley R. Harris

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WATCH: The Perfect Last-minute Holiday Gifts!

Darn! Did you forget to pick up a little something for someone on your holiday…

By Elayne Fluker

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All I Want For Christmas is… Balance in My Life

The holidays bring out the best and worse in people but there is a middleground

Christmas is a time for family & friends but it can be a stressful period…

By Caroline Clarke

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Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts That Keep on Giving

Perfect picks to incorporate charity with your purchases

The holidays don’t have to be all about receiving. You can give gifts that keep…

By Janell Hazelwood

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How to Handle Holiday Tipping During Tough Times

The current economic situation hasn't changed Americans' tipping habits. See what you can do to show your gratitude without breaking the bank

Etiquette experts at The Emily Post Institute, Inc. provide pointers on holiday tipping during an…

By Sade K. Muhammad

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Holiday Gift Guide: 7 Gifts for Home Sweet Home

Holiday gifts that are perfect for a holiday party host or special homemaker

Holiday gifts that are perfect for a holiday party host or special homemaker

By Elayne Fluker

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Coping With Depression When Money or Personal Problems Arise During the Holidays

Six tips on how to stay positive and enjoy (or endure) the holiday season

Lynnette Khalfani-Cox gives you six tips on how to handle depression, money and personal problems…

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

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How to Survive the Holiday Debt Hangover

Spreading holiday cheer last year may have spread your pockets too thin this year. Here are 5 tips to stay out of the red.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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