Nov 19, 2013
A new report: Parents still supporting their adult children -- but not budgeting for it.
Nov 14, 2013
Walmart and other retail chains are rolling out plans for making the most from a short shopping season.
Feb 7, 2013
Chinese women turn to hiring 'fake boyfriends' to make the holidays more bearable.
Dec 27, 2012
In Baltimore, a five-pointed star lit by dozens of light bulbs shines over a mill once operated by Bethlehem Steel. The star has been a holiday fixture for decades, but it will likely be extinguished for good once the holidays are over.
Dec 24, 2012
Poverty is the rule the rest of the year, but donations help make the holidays special.
Dec 18, 2012
McDonald's is telling franchisees to open this year on Christmas Day. Staying open on Thanksgiving this year gave a nice boost to McDonald's sales, and they'd love a repeat performance.
Dec 14, 2012
This time of year, the spirit of volunteerism begins to creep out of the deepest reaches of the cerebral cortex and sends well-meaning people in search of a deserving outlet for a helping hand. Commentator Zachary Slobig says for the greater good, please resist that impulse.
Dec 4, 2012
Ethics rules lay out how much holiday cheer members and staff can have on lobbyists' dime.
Nov 23, 2012
The drought has already affected livestock feed prices. Holiday dinner shopping list prices may be next.