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Here’s when you can visit the National Parks for free in 2018

Kate Streit  |  January 13, 2018

If your New Year’s resolution involves spending less money and spending more time in nature, you’re in luck, because there are four dates in 2018 on which you can visit National Parks for free. Of the National Park Service’s 417 parks throughout the United States, 118 normally charge an admission fee between $25 and $30. …

Target Corp. Reported A 4 percent increase in second-quarter profits

A bunch of items from Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Target line are on clearance now

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 12, 2018

If you’re a fan of all things Chip and Joanna Gaines, listen up! Items from their recently launched Target collection—Hearth & Hand with Magnolia—are on clearance and selling for up to 66 percent off. The line includes everything from rugs to tableware, all with Joanna’s signature design style you know and love if you’re a …

A woman returned her ‘dead’ Christmas tree to Costco in January—and she got her money back

Bridget Sharkey  |  January 11, 2018

A woman in California just returned a dead Christmas tree to Costco for a full refund. Yes, you read that right. She took her dying Christmas tree back to Costco on Jan. 4 in order to get her money back—and it worked! The story takes place at a Los Angeles Costco, where a fellow customer …

Target Corp. Reported A 4 percent increase in second-quarter profits

These are the stores with the best return policies

John Matarese  |  December 27, 2017

The week between Christmas and New Year’s is the busiest time of year when it comes to returns.  But you don’t want to show unprepared, and unable to return that ugly sweater you received. ConsumerWorld.org lists which stores have the easiest policies—and which have the toughest. Gift receipt? No problem! The trick to many happy returns is …

An Amazon Fulfilment Centre Prepares For Black Friday

The unbelievable percentage of Americans who are buying most of their holiday gifts from Amazon

Augusta Statz  |  December 20, 2017

With all of the brick-and-mortar store closures in 2017, it’s no surprise that there’s one online retail giant that’s dominating the holiday season. According to CNBC’s All-America Economic Survey, Amazon is where most people are looking to score their Christmas presents this year. Not only is the retailer leading the way for purchases this holiday season—they’re doing …