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    A WOMAN who hasn’t checked in a suitcase for more than a decade has revealed her top trips for travelling with just hand luggage. Many travellers are being advised to leave their big suitcases at home due to the current travel chaos and bring only carry-on bags with them on their holidays. Getty 2 Reducing the amount of luggage we take on holiday can be difficult Travel expert Jennifer Weatherhead told CTV: “I think once you go carry-on, you’re not going to be able to go back. “You’ll just feel so much better about having all of your stuff with you. “And the more you try it, the better you’re going to get at doing it.” Here are her top six tips for packing light when flying. 1. Know your flight’s carry on rules Jennifer’s number one rule is to make yourself aware of what you can and can’t take on your flight, as each airline will have different rules. For instance, carry on bags for Ryanair are a different size to those permitted on easyJet flights, while...
    AS inflation continues to soar and the US Federal Reserve is poised to raise interest rates again, Americans are hard pushed to keep up with prices. Families with kids feel the price pressure acutely, but now five states, starting today, are offering tax holidays on back-to-school items to help ease the burden. 1Several states have or are implementing sales tax holidays on some back-to-school items to ease the financial pressure on families amid soaring inflationCredit: Getty According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), families with kids in elementary and high school are expecting to spend $864 on back-to-school shopping this year. That's up from $697 from 2019 pre-pandemic levels for supplies like clothes, electronics and backpacks. That's a rise of 24% per the NRF. College students will spend more - approximately $1,199 - just a dollar less than last year's record. Thankfully five states understand the hardship many families are feeling right now and are introducing tax holidays from today through the end of August, so kids get the supplies they need. More on tax holidaysGAS RELIEF President Biden has...
    Florida kicked off its year-long tax-free holiday on diapers and other baby items this month as part of the DeSantis administration’s $1.2 billion tax relief package. In May, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed a $1.2 billion tax relief package — the largest tax relief package in the state’s history — aimed to help ease the mounting economic burdens in President Biden’s America. “Families are going to be able to save for things that that really matter for them,” DeSantis announced in May. “Diapers, clothes, and shoes for babies and toddlers will be tax free for one year, beginning July 1, 2022,” he continued. “Children’s books will be tax free, for three months starting May 14 and that will go through August 14 leading right into the school year.” OCALA, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES – 2022/05/06: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis displays a tax relief law after signing it which will provide more than $1.2 billion in tax relief for Floridians at Sam’s Club in Ocala. (Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) According to the TIP sheet, the sales tax exemption period on “children’s diapers and...
    A WALMART superfan has shared the exact day of the month you should shop if you want to save some cash. Grocery shopping is very expensive these days, but the Walmart expert has told The Krazy Coupon Lady all their hacks to get the best deals. 2These shopping tips will help you find the perfect time to shop for deals 2Take advantage of online resources to get the most bang for your buck One of the tips is that the greatest markdowns and the widest selection of clearance happens during the first five days of the month, so plan accordingly.  You should also bulk up on Walmart clearance toys starting in mid-December and July. This is when most clearance hits around 75 percent off and can reach up to 90 percent off the original price, according to experts. Another pro tip is that 75 percent off is the sweet spot to get a great deal and still have a good selection of toys left to choose from. Also, you should remember to shop all year round for your holiday decorations to...
    WALMART employees have revealed the exact time you should shop if you're looking to get the best deal on holiday items. While the multinational retail organization is known for its low prices and weekly savings, it's worth taking note of these key shopping tips that only company insiders know. 3Walmart is known for its low prices and weekly savings, but following some tips can save shoppers even more moneyCredit: Getty 3Walmart store employees know some tips about saving moneyCredit: Getty According to a list of money-saving Walmart tips, compiled by Best Life, there is an ideal time to shop for holiday-themed items. Walmart store employees know that the price of holiday items are automatically reduced after a holiday concludes. The Krazy Coupon Lady also reveals why after-holiday shopping allows for less money spent. The website explains: "After-holiday clearances offer more than enough reasons to keep the celebrations going. Read More on WalmartSUPER SAVER I'm a Walmart expert - 3 items you should always buy at the store to save cashTOP SHELF I’m a savvy shopper - follow my Walmart tricks...
    THEY say one person's junk is another person's treasure - a valuable lesson business entrepreneur Lisa Williams learned at a very young age. The mum-of-two, 35, grew up going to car boot sales every weekend with her family, spending her £5 pocket money from the age of 10 to bag bargains to sell on when money was tight. 4Lisa grew up doing car boot sales to be able to afford treatsCredit: Supplied By the time she was 17 she'd made enough money selling her finds she was able to afford to buy her own Vauxhall Corsa car, and to put towards a holiday to Florida. Lisa, from North Wales, even credits the experience with teaching her the entrepreneurial skills to get her where she is today, working as a business coach. Here she shares the valuable life lessons she learned from car boot shopping, and the tips for anyone thinking about giving it a go... Living on the breadline Growing up, Lisa visited sales regularly, to make a bit of extra cash for treats when money was tight. ...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Steve Bernas, president, and CEO of the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois, joined ABC7 to discuss holiday shopping.Bernas gave tips for people as they shop during the holiday season. He spoke about how to avoid shopping scams on Black Friday.SEE ALSO | Black Friday 2021: Chicago area shoppers line up for deals outside Aurora outlet mall"Instead of setting an alarm to brave crowds for deeply discounted items, dedicated shoppers are expected to look for deals online in advance of Black Friday, similar to last year," said Bernas. "However, the concern is that shoppers do so with caution."He also discussed how ongoing supply chain challenges could impact holiday shopping in 2021 and offered warnings for shoppers about price hikes caused by inflation."The impact of the continued pandemic, hiring challenges for retailers, expected global supply chain interruptions, and other economic factors will determine how people will shop," said Bernas. "Retail experts are predicting higher-than-normal crowds in the stores and increased percentages in spending on gifts, decorations, and overall holiday-related purchases."RELATED | Stores kick off Black Friday...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – With inflation driving prices up and supply chain issues making items harder to get, many people have already started making their holiday purchases. Across North Texas Thursday, there were empty parking lots at major retailers that are usually open on Thanksgiving Day and only a handful of stores, like Big Lots, were open. READ MORE: North Texas Homeless Veteran's Life-Changing Moment Highlighted During Halftime Of Cowboys GameSteven Evans picked up a few items. “Christmas stuff, sweatpants. The prices were pretty good!” he said. “Twenty-percent off.” Stacy Holwerda also made some purchases. “I just got some wrapping paper for my little girl,” she said. “Baby shark because she loves baby shark and some boxes.” The majority of her holiday shopping is already complete. READ MORE: DFW Area First Responders, Families Treated To Thanksgiving Meals“I do it all year long,” she said. “While I’m out and about and I see something for someone, I get it then while I can and so then when the holiday comes up I’m ready to go.” A recent survey from the consulting firm...
    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA -- If toys are on your holiday shopping list this year, there are a handful of products that may put your child in danger.CALPIRG Education Funds, an Oakland-based nonprofit that specialized in consumer issues, released its annual Trouble in Toyland report on Thursday.The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has recalled 13 toys so far this year, according to the report.Two other products many would consider toys were also recalled, including a hoverboard and a children's watch accessory."The recalled toys posed risks including high levels of lead, potential foreign-body ingestion by a child and choking because of small parts from easily broken toys," read the report.CALPIRG consumer advocate Sander Kushen told Eyewitness News its annual report has led to more than 150 recalls of unsafe toys.The report says it's estimated that there were 198,000 toy-related injuries treated at emergency-rooms in 2020.Kushen said another toy hazard to look out for this holiday season is toys containing small parts.CALPIRG is encouraging parents to read warning labels before purchasing a toy with small parts, especially for toddlers.Here are the main categories...
    People shop for holiday items at the Country Store on Main Street in Stockbridge, Massachusetts on December 13, 2020.Joseph Prezioso | AFP | Getty Images As holiday shoppers browse store aisles, wait in checkout lines and get carried away by the twinkle of Christmas tunes, they often toss extra items into their basket. A box of chocolates. A tube of lip gloss. Or the perfect gift for a friend or family member that wasn't originally on the list. This year, however, retail analysts expect impulse buying to drop as consumers start their shopping earlier, reduce store trips and search for specific gift items online during the coronavirus pandemic. Impulse shopping usually drives 25% of overall holiday spending, according to The NPD Group. This year, it's expected to drive 18% to 20% — a potential loss of $5 billion to $7 billion in sales for the season, the market research firm estimates. Marshal Cohen, chief industry advisor for The NPD Group, said the acceleration of e-commerce sales during the pandemic — which is expected to outlast the global health crisis —...
    Arizona ER doctor says he was punished for speaking out Trump Grows Increasingly Angry With FDA, Wonders if COVID Vaccine Makers Are ‘Democrats’ 39 Gifts That Are Selling Like Hotcakes During The Holidays Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/6 SLIDES © Provided by Eat This, Not That! McDonald's Is Offering Deals on These Favorite Menu Items The $1 menu at McDonald's has been the gift that keeps on giving since 2002. As if the menu wasn't a big enough deal on its own, the fast-food chain is rolling out brand-new deals this holiday season that will give you even more bang for your buck. For 10 days leading up to Christmas, McDonald's is offering a range of beloved menu items for free when you buy at least $1 worth of food through its app. The daily deals include a free Double Cheeseburger, six-piece McNuggets, medium fries, and more. (It's been a wild year for the fast-food chain, and now McDonald's Is Making These 8 Major...
    In sudden switch, Loudoun County returns all students to online learning DR Congo parliament votes to oust pro-Kabila speaker 39 Gifts That Are Selling Like Hotcakes During The Holidays Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/9 SLIDES © Shutterstock The holidays are just a few weeks away. If you haven’t gotten any shopping done, now is the perfect time to do so. There’s plenty of time left so you shouldn’t have to worry about shipping delays. And there are still plenty of deals to go around at all the best outlets. When it comes to the best outlets for you to shop at, Macy’s is one of the best. The stock is vast and varied. Not to mention that the pricing is always fair. For holiday shopping needs, Macy’s is the place to be. Especially now that Macy’s Has Black Friday Prices on so many great items. That’s right. Right now, Macy’s Has Black Friday Prices on so many items...
    More On: sales These bestselling vibration plates are an extra 15% off—and Amazon reviewers love them Todd Snyder Peanuts collection launches with sweatshirts dedicated to iconic cities 10 best outdoor heaters to keep your patio warm during winter Away takes up to $125 off holiday luggage sets Just because you can’t be with your loved ones this holiday season, doesn’t mean you can’t give them a gift that makes them feel like you are. Meet Lifekive, an exclusive concierge service that is designed to help you curate and preserve treasured moments and important milestones. Think This is Your Life, in a modern way. After you make your purchase, Lifekive will send you a starter kit which will provide you with detailed instructions on how to send in your favorite pictures and family artifacts. From there, the items you send in will be safely and expertly transformed into a gorgeous collection of keepsakes, including a stunning 11″ x 11″ hardbound book, a professionally edited video, and a digital library for safekeeping. Don’t worry: You’ll get all your personal belongings sent...
    Report: Blaydes tests positive for COVID-19, fight against Lewis canceled 13 Retail Employees Reveal the Worst Things Theyve Seen on Black Friday Seniors On Medicare Are Getting a Big Pay Day in 2020 Ad Microsoft Expert: “This credit card is so good I signed up personally” Ad Microsoft The 23 Hottest Gifts of 2020 Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/15 SLIDES © nemanjazotovic/istockphoto Is Black Friday Even Worth It? Most people don't want to wade into the Black Friday shopping madness unless they absolutely have to — especially this year. Although it seems like everything is on sale, the reality is that there are plenty of purchases that are unwise to make on America's biggest shopping holiday, and that's even more true this year given that the pandemic has shifted the holiday shopping window to be both earlier and for a longer period....
    Opinions | What’s missing from Halloween in the time of covid-19? Strangers. Costco is the latest retailer to drop Chaokoh coconut milk over allegations of forced monkey labor, PETA says Do you know these lucrative Social Security secrets? Ad Microsoft Incredible Blanket Puts Humans In A Deep Sleep, Melting Stress Away Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/13 SLIDES © Provided by Eat This, Not That! 12 Holiday Foods Already on Costco Shelves Tis' the season at Costco! Except we're not talking about fall, Halloween, or even Thanksgiving. Christmas may still be weeks away, but the w-ho-ho-ho-lesale giant already has tons of holiday decorations, gifts, and food lining its shelves. As it turns out, there's a reason your neighborhood warehouse may look like a winter wonderland right now—and it happens to be quite a jolly one at that. "The philosophy behind offering seasonal merchandise earlier than some other retailers is...
    A Wal-Mart Pickup-Grocery employee helps a customer at a test store in Bentonville, Arkansas.Rick Wilking | Reuters As big-box retailers throw their own sales events during Amazon Prime Day, expect to see them tout an asset that the e-commerce giant doesn't have: numerous stores across the country where customers can quickly retrieve their online purchases. Amazon Prime Day starts at 3 a.m. ET Tuesday and lasts through Wednesday. Target will have "Deal Days" and Best Buy will jumpstart Black Friday sales on those days. Walmart holds its "Big Save Event" from 7 p.m. ET Sunday through Thursday. Buy online, pick up in store options — such as curbside and in-store pickup — have gained popularity during the coronavirus pandemic as a safe, convenient alternative to browsing store aisles. Best Buy rolled out curbside pickup at nearly all its stores during the early months of the pandemic. Walmart over the past five or six months has made tens of thousands of general merchandise items eligible for curbside pickup, along with its wide selection of groceries. Target will add fresh and frozen foods to curbside pickup at the vast...
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