It’s the holidays. You have to buy gifts, but your bank account demands thriftiness and you need to avoid overspending. If you are one of many Americans who have been hit hard by the economy and are looking for ways to spend wisely over the holidays, here are a few suggestions, with input from a South Bay financial advisor.
Sears will be closing more than a hundred Sears and Kmart stores across the country after struggling during the holiday shopping season.
The spirit of giving is spreading to Bay Area Kmart stores as hundreds of “secret Santas” have been helping to pay down customers’ layaway accounts in time for Christmas.
In a first for a wireless carrier, AT&T Inc. said Monday that it will use its phones’ location-sensing ability to target text ads with coupons and other offers to participating subscribers in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco.
A duo suspected of filching electronics repeatedly from a Kmart in Petaluma was arrested Friday night after store employees trailed the alleged thieves, police said.