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Why I don't buy presents for kids

Dec 21, 2012
Commentator Logan Sachon loves her 2-year-old nephew dearly. She shows it by never, ever buying him presents.
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What gift to get for the person with no interests?

Dec 18, 2012
The billions of dollars spent on holiday shopping each year leaves out one big piece of the gift-giving puzzle.
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Spirit of the (cyber)season

Dec 13, 2012
Does the embrace of online shopping lessen the meaning of the holiday season?
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Have a very Homo Economicus Christmas

Dec 12, 2012
What economists like to give (and get) as Christmas gifts. Spoiler alert: economists don’t think like the rest of us.
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The perfect gift for that perfect person: You

Dec 3, 2012
Buying gifts for yourself while shopping for others is a growing holiday tradition, encouraged by retailers. Just don't carry it too far.
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Nicely wrapped gifts heighten expectations

Dec 22, 2011
Researcher Nathan Novemsky discusses his findings on gift giving. Fancy wrapping increases expectations -- but also, disappointment -- he says.
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How to explain Santa's budget to your kids

Dec 9, 2011
Learn tips on how to explain to children why they didn't get everything on their wish lists.
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DIY Christmas: Fridge pickles and infused booze

Dec 2, 2011
Meg Favreau of Wisebread.com shares two gifts you can make that'll be winners under any tree.
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