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How To Navigate The Best Deals and Sales This Holiday Season

Don’t get lost in the sea of sales, coupons, flyers and email lists. Take a little time to organize and you can save a bundle this holiday season.

10/31/2014

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Best Time To Shop On Black Friday

The crack of dawn isn’t the only option for Black Friday shopping.

10/31/2014

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Target Offers Free Shipping On All Items For the Holidays

Target Corp. is offering for the first time free holiday shipping on all items, including even $6 lipsticks, as the discounter throws itself in the ring to compete better with the likes of Amazon.

10/22/2014

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Study: 80 Percent Of US Consumers Willing To Give Personal Info To ‘Trusted Brands’

A solid majority of consumers are wary of allowing marketers to use their personal data, but an even larger majority (79 percent) are willing to provide personal information to a “trusted brand,” and 65 percent of consumers rarely or never read a website’s privacy policy before making a purchase.

03/04/2014

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Ask A Washington DC Expert: Tips For Shopping On Cyber Monday

Shop like an expert this year to ensure you snag the best discounts.

11/12/2013

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Are You a Tax Cheat if You Shop Online Tax-Free?

Buy anything on the Internet lately without paying sales tax? In all but a few states, you’re probably a tax cheat.

05/05/2013

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Feds Seize 132 Domain Names To Stop Knockoff Sales

Federal law enforcement authorities have announced the seizure of 132 domain names in several countries to stop them from selling counterfeit merchandise online.

11/26/2012

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Protect Your Personal Information When Shopping Online

Online shopping doesn’t have to be risky. Here are a few tips to protect your credit/debit card information on the internet.

11/07/2012

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Virginia Online Sales Tax Bill Unanimously Endorsed By Finance Committee

Online shoppers in Virginia could soon be paying a little more. A bill to force online retailers such as Amazon to collect the same sales taxes as brick and mortar shops won unanimous support from the Senate Finance Committee.

02/07/2012

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