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This Christmas, Let's Spend Money On Things That Matter

When was the exact moment that Christmas became synonymous with buying stuff I do not know, but it seems that we've reached a point of gifting no-return. The idea of simply spending Christmas with your family without the obligatory spending and consumption is not even a possibility. If you're an average person living in a Western nation you can be pretty confident that your intended gift-receiver already has everything he or she needs and most likely lives a year where their other superfluous wants are often met.

How to Ramp up Your Online Marketing for the Holidays

Online shopping activity rises as shoppers search out great deals or look for ways to alleviate some of the holiday stress that comes with location-based shopping. So, how do you ramp up your online marketing strategy and increase sales this holiday season? I suggest focusing your efforts on the following areas.
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Have You Already Busted Your Holiday Budget?

We have all been there. Two weeks before the winter holidays, three gifts left to buy and zero dollars left in the holiday budget. For many, this is the point where we either stop shopping or cross that thin financial line and set ourselves up for a nasty holiday debt hangover. So, what do you do when the holiday well has run dry and you still have a few gifts left on your shopping list?
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Tis The Season To Be Frugal?

TORONTO - A RBC holiday outlook suggests Canadians may be a little more frugal this festive season.The RBC Canadian Consumer Outlook found that while the majority of Canadians appear to be in a gift-g...