The idea of a credit card that gives you money for spending is pretty appealing, which goes a long way to explaining the …
Spring is now a hot season for gift cards. Why? It’s when consumers are compelled to buy gifts for Mother’s Day, as well as graduations, weddings, First Communions, Father’s Day, and more. That’s a lot of gifts to buy, and chances are you won’t know exactly what each recipient really wants.
It’s office party season. Are you psyched, or do your holiday wishes include some green other than the Christmas tree propped up on the office printer? In a recent survey, 93% of workers said they’d happily drop the office party if it meant a little more money in their pockets.
After enduring month after month of conscientiously not spending, people in certain circles are experiencing “frugal fatigue.” Is an epic shopping binge inevitable?
Lately I’m reading a lot of surveys and tip sheets from HR experts about holiday parties and gift-giving: how many offices are having them (a shrinking number), what behavior to watch out for (don’t get drunk–just don’t), to what degree they torture employees (off the charts).
Turns out holiday parties can also be lawsuit magnets. …