Today is Super Saturday, also known as the last Saturday before Christmas, and across the country, millions of people are frantically running around their local malls trying to find last-minute presents for the pickiest people on their gift lists.
You hear a lot about the evils of credit cards these days, and the conventional wisdom around holiday shopping insists that paying with cash is always the best option.
That conventional wisdom is wrong.
Holiday travel is always a headache, and a pricey one at that. Flying is expensive, but it's airport prices that really grind my gears. No matter how many times I experience it, I will never think paying $8.50 for a Big Mac, or $7 for a bottle of water is OK.
Did you miss out on JCPenney's Disney snow globes this year? It looks like you'll get a second shot at nabbing one this weekend.
Toys R Us announced extended holiday hours yesterday, giving shoppers even more opportunity to shop in store for the toys and games on their Christmas shopping lists.
Hosting Christmas dinner isn't a task for the faint of heart. The perfect Christmas dinner is festive, fun and just a bit formal, and as old pros like your Grandma will tell you, cooking a flawless meal is only half the battle.
Procrastination has been a staple of the holiday shopping season since the day it began, but this year more than ever before, retailers are catering to the needs of last-minute shoppers. Stores across the country are extending their holiday shipping deadlines, and on the heels of these announcements, department store giant Kohl's has released its plans to stay open 24 hours between 6 a.m. on December 19 and 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
Most people would probably agree that shopping online is easier, more convenient and often cheaper than spending a day at the mall. But for all its advantages, there's one major drawback of cyber spending: the shipping fees.
Do you still have a few presents to pick up before Christmas hits? With a little more than a week left until the big day, your window for insuring your online purchases arrive before Christmas is closing quickly.
If you're pinching pennies this holiday season, you may be tempted to go craft crazy on some overly complicated Pinterest projects to avoid spending too much on presents for your friends and family.