Black Friday Survival Guide

Aggressive shopping to an excess?

Why Holiday "Self-Gifting" is on the Rise

By Kit Yarrow Ph.D.
Shoppers increasingly say it's not always better to give than receive.

What Do Singles Spend Their Money On?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Not splurging on shoes, cars, or video games

Guilt-Free Holiday Shopping

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
6 ways to enter the guilt-free shopping zone

The Neuroscience of Holiday Shopping

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
How retailers light up our brains like those sparkly holiday luxe displays

Ten Ways Your Local Grocery Store Hijacks Your Brain

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Be a savvy consumer and avoid retail traps.

How To Turn Consumer Wrongs into Rights

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Got a complaint? Follow these 5 steps to get consumer satisfaction

How Shopping Brings Us Together

By Jacinta Francis Ph.D.
High quality retail environments can strengthen sense of community.

Great Gifts Don't Have to Break the Bank

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
It's definitely the thought that counts when presents are exchanged

Discounting the Discount: How to Avoid Retail Traps

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Five ways to benefit from holiday sales

Freedom from Holiday Stress

By Bill Knaus Ed.D.
Learn how to stop feeling stressed out

The Absurdity of Black Friday

By Thomas G. Plante Ph.D., ABPP
Consider just saying no to Black Friday.

All Shoe Sales are Beautiful

By Donna Barstow
Buying new shoes isn't a need, it's a quest.

Flex Your Financial Fortitude This Holiday Season

By James A. Roberts Ph.D.
5 Easy Tips for Keeping Your Holiday Spending in Check.

How to Find The Perfect Christmas Present

By Neel Burton M.D.
The 10 most important rules of gift giving.