Posts Tagged ‘Holiday’

Have a financially healthy holiday!

Have a financially healthy holiday!

It is September and if you were to step into a few stores, you would think the holidays start tomorrow! Ornaments, decorations, cards, wrapping, and trees are all available already. This made me wonder about [...]

Holiday promotions: A little extra help matters

Holiday promotions: A little extra help matters

It is evident everywhere that it is holiday season.  With Christmas trees, lights, and poinsettias around every corner, shopping special advertisements, and peppermint infused beverage promotions there is no mistaking this time of year as [...]

Getting the most out of your card data

Getting the most out of your card data

We are bombarded with a nearly constant stream of reports and statistics about a variety of factors – all with the potential to affect our card portfolios, member engagement and revenue. While numbers are great, they [...]

Holiday shopping season sees spending increase

Holiday shopping season sees spending increase

by: Jeff Falk Retailers enjoyed a slight increase in sales at the start of the 2014 holiday shopping season. A recent report looked at spending data from Black Friday through Cyber Monday, and found a [...]

Start giving practical gifts

Start giving practical gifts

by: Christina Pontisso Forget the toys, clothes, and games — instead invest in a financial gift this holiday season. Michelle Dosher, managing editor at the Credit Union National Association, Andrew Schiff, managing director at United Capital, [...]

The kids are alright

The kids are alright

Millennials are not saving, but holiday spending is up. by: Marc Rapport The holidays are here. It’s a cheery time, full of family and friends … and the gnashing of teeth about the spending and [...]

Humility and Gratitude

Humility and Gratitude

by: Anthony Demangone This is the week for being thankful. A national holiday devoted to giving thanks is a wonderful thing. Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. The gathering of friends and family to [...]

Help! I spent too much on the holidays

Help! I spent too much on the holidays

If the holidays have left your budget overstretched, there are ways to recover—you just need to act fast. By Donna Fuscaldo “No one intends to exit the largest spending season of the year in [...]

AAA forecast: More travelers hitting the road for holidays

AAA forecast: More travelers hitting the road for holidays

Winter storms may be brewing, roads could get icy again and gas prices have been ticking upward since last month, but that won't stop Americans from traveling during the holiday season this year, according to [...]

5 banking costs to avoid this holiday shopping season

5 banking costs to avoid this holiday shopping season

Stock up on gifts, not bank fees, while shopping this month. By Anisha Sekar, U.S. News Deal hunting is a way of life for many Americans, especially in the heat of holiday shopping season. [...]

Your ultimate holiday tipping guide

Your ultimate holiday tipping guide

If you’re wondering how much cash to hang out for the holidays, this guide will help By KIMBERLY PALMER Few rituals are more awkward than end-of-year tipping. How much do you give your trainer [...]

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