In 2017, 28% of us returned a holiday gift, with clothing topping the list.
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Every year, there’s always one “must-have” toy on most kids’ holiday wish list. The toy sells out fast, and becomes expensive and hard to find. This year’s hot pick is the L.O.L. Surprise! dolls and dollhouse. Scammers are using the toy’s popularity to trick parents out of their money.
Shopping for a Pet This Holiday? Look Out for Red Flags
Gift cards are a quick and convenient gift giving solution. Whether you’re pressed for time or the recipient is hard to shop for, a gift card is sure to make the perfect gift.
The holiday season is in full swing and online shoppers need to be on alert for ‘porch pirates’ - people stealing packages from unsuspecting homeowners. In a recent study, nearly 26 million Americans reported holiday packages being stolen from their front porch or doorstep.
The day after Thanksgiving was originally dubbed “Black Friday” as a negative due to traffic, crowds and hostile behavior. It’s now a positive for many people who get excited for the lines, the crowds, and especially the deals. Now it’s the single busiest shopping day of the year! American consumers plan to spend an average $935.58 during the holiday shopping season this year, according to National Retail Federation’s survey conducted by Prosper Insights.
Santa isn’t the only one keeping track of who is naughty and who is nice! Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to beware of these common holiday scams:
Another holiday season is upon us. While it should be merry and bright, there are some "Grinches" trying to take your personal information and money. Better Business Bureau encourages everyone to be informed about these 12 scams that are common during the holiday season: