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How to Shop During the Holidays without Breaking the Bank
Holiday Gifts & Ideas / Shopping

How to Shop During the Holidays without Breaking the Bank

According to the National Consumer Council, 40-50% of all retail sales occur during the months of November and December. This means that now is the time of year that the malls are crowded and shoppers are spending money. Fighting the crowds and making sure not to overspend can be stressful, […]

Give the gift of Saffron Dreams this Holiday
Books and Writing / Holiday Gift Giving Guide / Holiday Gifts & Ideas / Worth Reading

Give the gift of Saffron Dreams this Holiday

This new book by Shaila Abdullah “Saffron Dreams”is based on the basic premise that the preservation of cultural and religious identity of any group is the cornerstone of a civil society. In the terrorist attack of 9/11, the shards of glass reached far and wide wounding the hearts of Americans […]

Cutting Back on the Holidays?
Holiday Gift Giving Guide / Holiday Gifts & Ideas / Lifestyle / Recipes & Entertaining Ideas

Cutting Back on the Holidays?

Take a Traditional Approach If you’re among the 65 percent of Americans planning to cut back on holiday spending as reported in a new Consumer Reports Holiday Shopping Poll, the Illinois CPA Society suggests taking a traditional approach to the season. Retailers are putting an old-fashioned spin on the holidays […]

9 Ways to WOW Your VIPs This Holiday Season
Holiday Gift Giving Guide / Holiday Gifts & Ideas

9 Ways to WOW Your VIPs This Holiday Season

By Kelly K. O’Neil What are your plans for showing gratitude to your affluent clients this December?  With the first seasonal gifts appearing at the mall and early decorators in the neighborhood popping up everywhere, the holidays are upon us. This is the ideal time to express your appreciation to […]

A Gift in Hand for the Holidays
Celebrations / Holiday Gift Giving Guide / Holiday Gifts & Ideas

A Gift in Hand for the Holidays

By Heidi Richards Mooney   If you plan to visit ANYONE’S Home during the holidays, bring more than a suitcase! Bringing a gift is more than a thoughtful gesture when visiting someone’s home, it is proper etiquette.  Especially if you plan an extended stay (beyond a dinner or party invitation). […]

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