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Cyber Monday Is Here
By: Tom

Cyber Monday Is Here

Today is Cyber Monday, and last year retailers experienced sales of ...

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Shop Small This Weekend!
By: Amanda

Shop Small This Weekend!

Are you looking for the perfect gift for a loved one this holiday season?  Start at a small business in your area!  Tomorrow is Small Business Saturday.  This day is d...

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Budgeting for the Holidays
By: Amanda

Budgeting for the Holidays

The holiday season officially begins this week with the tradition of family dinners complete with turkey, dressing and pumpkin pie.  This week also begins the holiday ...

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Tips for Successful Mother’s Day Shopping
By: Susan

Tips for Successful Mother’s Day Shopping

It’s almost Mother’s Day! Whether you are ordering flowers, shopping for custom jewelry, or arranging for a special spa day for the "mom" in your life, be careful with...

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Before Shopping Post-Holiday Sales…
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By: Beth

Before Shopping Post-Holiday Sales…

Many of you will be visiting post-holiday sales.  You’ll be visiting neighborhood stores, surfing through “sale” tabs on your favorite websites, and thumbing through c...

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How to Safely Shop Online
By: Beth

How to Safely Shop Online

Yesterday was Cyber Monday, and as we discussed in Read More

Cyber-Monday: Great Deals to Be Had, But Watch Out for Scams
By: Beth

Cyber-Monday: Great Deals to Be Had, But Watch Out for Scams

Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving, has officially replaced Black Friday as the most popular day to shop for the holidays. Shopping online means avoiding the ...

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BBB Black Friday Tip Sheet
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By: Beth

BBB Black Friday Tip Sheet

Happy Thanksgiving to our readers! And from our pals at the BBB of Upstate NY, here’s a great tip sheet in preparation for your Black Friday shopping:

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