Gift cards get a bad rap in the world of holiday presents for being a last-minute cop-out, which is unfair given the fact that a majority (61 percent) of holiday shoppers surveyed by the National Retail Federation said they would like to receive one. In fact, gift cards have been the top item on the NRF's annual gift survey for 10 years and counting, so anyone who writes them off as a fleeting fad for procrastinators is dead wrong.
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 ensuring your online purchases arrive before Christmas is closing quickly.
Well, it finally happened. After a lackluster start to the season, Old Man Winter upped his game this week, sending out a negative windchill and a nice dusting of snow to unprepared citizens across the nation.
Facebook seems to be awash in fake coupons and giveaways recently, and that's troubling news for the consumers who get caught up in these scams.
The holiday season is upon us, and Google knows what you want. The search engine recently released a list of the top 10 trending product searches during the first two weeks of the holiday season, but we noticed it didn't provide any information on where to get the best price on these items. So we thought we'd do what we do best here at Brad's Deals, and track down where to buy the most-Googled gifts of the season, for less!
I'll be the first to admit it: I'm a cold baby. At the first sight of snow, you'll find me curled up on my couch with three to five fuzzy blankets and a cup of piping hot tea, the thermostat turned up to a cozy 76 degrees. This behavior typically carries on unchecked until the monthly energy bill arrives and ruins all my fun, because much as I love being warm, I also hate paying exorbitant amounts of money to stay that way.
RED ALERT! Target has announced that they'll have a limited supply of Hatchimals arriving in stores on Sunday 12/11 and throughout the following week! If you want a shot at one, you'll need to line up early, Black Friday-style, and there's a strict limit of two per person. We recommend calling your local store ahead of time to confirm. No word if there will be inventory online as well. Good luck!
Gift-giving holidays are just around the corner, and if you have school-age children, you're probably on a wild Pinterest search for the perfect gift to give their teachers.
There's no denying the holidays are an expensive season, but when it comes to stocking stuffers, you don't need to spend much to make the whole family happy. In fact, you can pick up a few stockings worth of cute, fun and useful knickknacks at your neighborhood dollar store!