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Nearly Half of Americans Want to Skip the Holidays; Do You? [POLL]

The holiday season has snuck up on the American consumer once again, and rather than feeling completely overwhelmed by travel plans and last-minute shopping and the millionth playing of 'Jingle Bell Rock,' almost half of the population simply wishes we could just skip Christmas altogether.

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Best Buy Will Try Not to Ruin Christmas Again This Year

Last year, Best Buy made a bunch of their customers angry when they were unable to fill the orders taken on Black Friday and Cyber Monday due to a lack of inventory. The company then failed to make its customers aware of this until just days before Christmas. Needless to say, Best Buy’s customer-service practices have not been held in very high regard ever since.

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How Long is ‘Too Long’ to Stay With Your Family Over the Holidays? [POLL]

Millions of people will travel over the next few days, and that can only mean one thing:  A lot of families awkwardly staying together under one roof.  So how long is too long to stay with your family over the holidays?

In a new survey, the m

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Will You Be Traveling This Thanksgiving? [POLL]

The rush to join the extended family for turkey and stuffing makes the Wednesday before Thanksgiving the busiest travel day of the year. And this year it's going to be a busier than last year.

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There Is Still Time to Save on Last-Minute Holiday Airfare, but Not Much — Dollars and Sense

There is still time to find a few holiday travel deals before Thanksgiving weekend. However, with last-minute flights costing as much as $200 more than those booked in advance, it's hard to say just how good those deals will be.

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Tips for Preparing a Thanksgiving Turkey

For home cooks, preparing a Thanksgiving turkey is a rite of passage. Not only do snafu opportunities abound, but there is added pressure on the holiday to prepare and serve a perfect meal for family and guests

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What Will Thanksgiving Dinner Cost This Year? — Dollars and Sense

The price of Thanksgiving is going up this year, but not as much as you might think.

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What Are America’s Busiest Airports on Thanksgiving Weekend?

Even though the price of holiday travel is on the rise, nearly 24 million people will still be shuttling across the friendly skies this Thanksgiving weekend.

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