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HOLIDAY MONEY

Blizzard freezes crucial post-Christmas sales

Blizzard freezes crucial post-Christmas sales

Dec 27: Heavy snowstorms that wallop the East Coast strike a blow to retailers hoping to cash in on big day-after-Christmas discount purchases and gift card redemptions. More

Online holiday shopping: $30.8 billion spent

10:48am: Sales for the season rise 13%, better than expected, on strength in devices such as iPad, comScore says. More

Gift cards could get the cold shoulder this year

Dec 9: Holiday gift cards could get swapped for cash and other traditional holiday gifts this year. More

Gift cards that smell, light up and talk back

Dec 9: No longer just a piece of plastic, retailers are trotting out cards that light up, upload videos and record your personalized holiday greeting. More
ireport'Tis the season to be the brightest house on the cul-de-sac. Do you go all out for the holidays? We want to see your over-the-top displays. More
How much are you spending this holiday compared to last year?
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Budgeting for the holidays Tips on how to navigate holiday spending with ease.  More