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December 17  • 

6 retail ‘deals’ to avoid this holiday shopping season

Store gimmicks like layaway, 'group sales' and, especially, retail credit cards actually cause you to spend, not save, more money.

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December 11  • 

Should you add travel insurance to your holiday wish list?

Travel insurance: Types, costs, coverage, and when you should splurge on extra protections.

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December 11  • 

Throwback Thursday: Target data breach, one year later

During the holiday shopping weeks following Thanksgiving, sensitive information including credit card data of millions of Target customers was...

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December 9  • 

Ask Avvo: Is it true I can’t legally hand someone a gun, even just to show it to them?

Avvo attorneys answer your legal questions.

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December 5  • 

Drugs, guns, cash, oh my! How to keep nontraditional holiday gifts legal

From cash to cannabis to chardonnay, we present four nontraditional gifts and the lowdown on keeping them legal.

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December 2  • 

Fa la lawsuit? 8 tips to avoid liability at your holiday party

If you're considering hosting a holiday or New Year’s Eve party, follow these 8 tips to keep the peace and avoid unexpected liability.

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December 2  • 

Snake oil still sells: False advertising laws versus the beauty industry

We like to think that false advertising laws would prevent us from wasting money on "snake oil" beauty products, but we're wired to believe.

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December 1  • 

Holiday giving guide: How to avoid holiday charity scams

How to spot common holiday charity scams. Plus tips for doing your research and choosing charities wisely.

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December 1  • 

Holiday giving guide: 21 charities that deserve your donation

21 of the best charities to donate to this holiday season, including the percentage of income that goes to each group's programs.

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November 18  • 

‘Right-to-try’ laws: Explaining the latest legislative trend in patients’ rights

Several states have passed laws giving terminally ill patients greater freedom in obtaining experimental drugs when other treatments fail.

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