Tag Archives: Holidays

Trump’s apparent frustration with impeachment trial simmers over holidays

Trump has settled into something of a routine during the first week of his holiday in Florida, firing off shots at Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Twitter for withholding articles of impeachment from the Senate in between rounds of golf and mingling with family and friends. He also vented about his impeachment while taking questions from reporters after his holiday greetings ...

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What to Shop for After the Holidays — Savings Experiment

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Savings Experiment Many of the products you see on sale now will be significantly cheaper after Christmas, so before you rush out for some last-minute shopping, here are a few deals you should skip. First, when it comes to clothing, you’re better off waiting until after Christmas. A staggering 45 percent of all after-Christmas sales are ...

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5 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays That You’ll Never Forget

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Personal Finance, Travel, Gift Guides, Vacation Planning Robert Benson via Getty ImagesThe US Grant Hotel in San Diego. By Mia Taylor NEW YORK — Anyone can put up a Christmas tree and a sprig of mistletoe to celebrate the holidays, or pop a bottle of champagne to toast New Year’s. If those traditions have become too ...

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Americans Forecast to Spend Most in 3 Years at Holidays

Filed under: Retail, Holiday Shopping, Economic Indicators, GDP, Consumer Goods Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK — Americans are expected to spend at the highest rate in three years during what’s traditionally the busiest shopping season of the year, according to the nation’s largest retail industry trade group. But industry watchers say shoppers will need fat discounts, and ...

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AAA Forecast: More Travelers Hitting the Road for Holidays

Filed under: Travel, Gas Prices, Consumer Issues, Airfare, Vacation Planning Joe Raedle/Getty Images By Rob Lovitt Winter storms may be brewing, roads could get icy again and gas prices have been ticking upward since last month, but that won’t stop Americans from traveling during the holiday season this year, according to AAA. The automobile club’s annual forecast predicts that 94.5 ...

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Weight Loss Surgery During The Holidays May Be Counterproductive

Weight loss during the holiday season may be counterproductive, as other complications can arise due to overindulgence, according to Los Angeles physician. This is one of the toughest times of the year for those with weight problems. Office parties and family parties make it almost impossible not to gain weight. However, if you are considering surgery for weight loss, there ...

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How to Tell Your Family You Can’t Make It Home for the Holidays

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Travel, Airfare, Spending Getty Images Many people are willing to sacrifice almost anything to be with their family during the holidays. After all, there’s no place like home for the holidays, right? But the truth is, sometimes it isn’t worth the financial sacrifice to make it home. If you just can’t justify the costs of traveling ...

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Why Airlines Can’t Add More Flights Around Holidays, and 4 More Things to Know

Filed under: Currency, Market News, Travel, Travel Industry, IRS, Auctions Alamy Here’s a quick rundown from the world of business and economics this morning: the things you need to know, and some you’ll just want to know. o. If you’re flying anywhere this holiday week, as you squeeze onto your overbooked airplane, you might wonder: Why can’t airlines just add ...

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