Boston Market is giving shoppers incentive to not cook over this busy holiday weekend (so they can shop more, presumably). Print out this coupon and you’ll receive 50% off any Family Meal or Market Feast. The coupon is valid from Friday, November 27, to Sunday, November 29.
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In Australia, credit card issuers simply tack on a percentage—over 5% in some cases—when a customer makes a purchase using plastic. Is this where we’re headed?
The holiday season is a classic time to check the national mood and reflect. So how are we doing? Let’s just say you shouldn’t expect to see a new car with a bow on top in your driveway anytime soon.
Be on guard at the checkout line: In all the chaos of holiday shopping season, you can easily get talked into paying extra for some sort of extended service plan you don’t want, or into signing up for a credit card that saves you 10% upfront—and then hammers you with fees down the line.
This Saturday, November 28, Ace Hardware will give customers 50% off any one item that costs under $30. A coupon is required. Print it here.
PBS’s “Frontline,” which features journalist Lowell Bergman on camera and that awesome, ultra-serious voiceover dude who has the ability to make everything sound like there’s some nefarious conspiracy afoot, takes on the credit card industry—again. Also, TV shows on how to sell your stuff for quick cash, and how to endure financial …
Is it smarter to buy now or wait for bigger discounts down the line? Some observers are saying the best deals will disappear as the holidays come closer.
Apparently, some flashy entertainment and interactive fun are likely to put shoppers in the mood to buy.
Irish carrier Aer Lingus has a sale for flights to Europe, starting at $167 each way (from Boston to London or Manchester, England). Flights are also available for higher fares from New York, Chicago, and Orlando to various major cities in Europe.
We’re not talking about using coupons or tricks to throw together a random cheapie meal. We’re talking about the typical Thanksgiving feast, with turkey, cranberry sauce, rolls, stuffing, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin pie.