Tag Archives: Christmas

Bills, bills, bills and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 3 out of 4 That’s how many parents are still paying their grown children’s bills, according to our latest survey. Really? How are y’all out here buying your dog Ralph Lauren turtlenecks and still letting your mom pay…
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Go see a star war and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: Up to $500 The only person this is unlucky for are those friends who are about to get daily passive-aggressive pesterings from you. Some credit cards allow you to earn up to $500 if you can convince…
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Careful timing means longer vacation for less

Karen Haywood 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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