Tag Archives: Christmas

Careful timing means longer vacation for less

Karen Queen

As I was booking a family holiday in the Bahamas, I was poised to pay $1,350 per ticket. Then I juggled travel dates. The result: two weeks on the beach for less than the original one week would have cost.

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With little help from credit cards, retailers expect weak holiday sales

Jeremy Simon

Holiday sales will be down this year, according to the leading retail trade association, with lackluster spending by consumers unlikely to get a boost from Christmas presents put on credit cards.
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