Retailers Celebrate Record $598 Billion In Spending During Holiday SeasonU.S. retailers had a holly, jolly Christmas after taking in a record $598 billion dollars this holiday season.
Study: Online Price Discrimination Is RealA startling new study from Northeastern University concludes that price discrimination online does exist.
MalledAt the outset, I confess that I have NEVER been nor shall I likely EVER become a connoisseur of one of America’s favorite pastimes---shopping.
It’s National Consumer Week!This is a national campaign to help consumers make better-informed decisions and avoid being scammed.
New England Farmers Look For Creative Ways To GrowAtlas Farm is growing more than just food — it is growing its business in ways that bring it more in touch with the everyday consumers it, and all New England farms, needs to survive.
Predictions For 20132012 is over. Time seems to slip through my fingers like sand.
Creative Money Giving For The HolidaysBeing creative about buying a gift for someone can be exhausting and if they don’t like it you have to return it! So consider giving cash as a gift.
Lesson Two From The National Foundation For Credit Counseling More of the trick or treat tips on credit from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.
AG Offers Shopping Tips During Holiday SeasonThe Massachusetts Attorney General's Office has some advice for consumers on how to protect themselves during the holiday shopping season.
Zero-Percent Interest Deals Can Trap ConsumersIt sounds like a win-win. Buy a new TV, a couch or a mattress and pay no interest for an entire year. We see and hear advertisements for 0% deals all the time, but they are not always as simple as they sound.
How Refurbished Products Can Save You MoneyThis past week has been a busy time at the customer service desk as all those presents that didn’t quite work out are brought back to the store. Those returns could mean a deal for you.
The CEO Of "Boston-Power", Discusses Challenges The Faced With The US Patent OfficeIn part 5 Dr. Christina Lampe-Onnerud, Founder and CEO of Boston-Power, discusses the challenges she faced with the US Patent office and the pros and cons of standardizing batteries.