The Quick Guide to Last-Minute Shopping

  The harsh reality? Christmas and Hanukkah are a few days away, and for many consumers, the last-minute shopping is not … Read More

10 No-Fail Secret Santa Gifts

Don’t let the (white) elephant in the room be that you give crappy Secret Santa gifts to coworkers, friends or … Read More

5 Ways to Stay on Track with Your Holiday Shopping

There are two months left until Christmas. You may feel like you have all the time in the world to … Read More

30+ Spectacular Labor Day 2019 Deals

Labor Day weekend is yet another 3-day weekend that will be loaded with deals. Looks for sales across multiple categories … Read More

Patriotic Essentials for Hosting a Fourth of July Party

The whole gang is coming and you want your Fourth of July party to reflect the spirit of Independence Day! … Read More

Memorial Day Sales You Shouldn’t Miss

As your resident shopping expert, I would be remiss if I didn’t address what has been blowing up our email … Read More

Best Things to Buy at the Dollar Store for the Holidays

In addition to writing my own content, I contribute to money-saving articles written by top talent in the smart shopping, … Read More

Trae Talks: Holiday Tipping 101 with Mister Manners

  Meet Mister Manners   Thomas P. Farley, a.k.a., Mister Manners, appears regularly on the TODAY show and has been … Read More

How to Do Your Holiday Toy Shopping without Toys R Us

In addition to writing my own content, I contribute to money-saving articles written by top talent in the smart shopping, … Read More

Your Guide to Holiday Tipping

The holiday season is here, and you’ve been in a shopping frenzy, checking recipient after recipient off your list. But … Read More

Celebrate July 4 With These 27 American-Made Products

Manufacturing abroad can be far cheaper than manufacturing here in the United States, but that means sending jobs overseas. Brands … Read More

4 Ways to Still Win the Holiday Shopping Season

The holidays are over … now what? You feel like you’ve been giving for months, but the end of holiday … Read More

Brilliant Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Anyone

For all you procrastinators out there – all is not lost.  Today, I hit the airwaves nationwide to share some … Read More

Hostess Gifts: 10 Gifts That Will Make You the Best Holiday Guest Ever

Get ready, the holiday party invitations are about to start pouring in! From the bash that your boss throws every … Read More

5 Holiday Shopping Strategies You Can Implement Now

November 11, 2015 by Trae Bodge Unless you’re Susie (or Steve) Shopper — that mystifying sprite breezing through holiday prep … Read More

Don’t Ignore Black Friday…At Least Not Completely

So you’re over Black Friday, huh? It’s hard to blame you, what with the media squawking about its questionable value … Read More

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