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"Drunk shopping" represents $30B of annual online sales, putting brick and mortar on the rocks.

"Drunk shopping" represents $30B of annual online sales, putting brick and mortar on the rocks.

Happy post St. Patrick's Day weekend! It's Tuesday, which means if you were out celebrating, your hangovers should be wearing off right about now. :|

According to a survey by Finder.com, in 2017 68 million Americans admitted to some form of imbibed online spending to the tune of $448 on average per person. In total, us consumers spent $30 billion! What's more, we (ok, really me) have a tendency to think it's the Millennials pushing this digital heavy trend. Not the case. Generation X dished out the most money on average tallying $738.87 while everyone under the age of 34 spent around $206.11.  

Under Pressure: Last Minute Shopping Tips to Save your Sanity.

TFW we think we are organized AF/top of our game until we realize we have THREE MORE PRESENTS TO GET. 

TFW we think we are organized AF/top of our game until we realize we have THREE MORE PRESENTS TO GET. 

I know our community well and can therefore say with 99% certainty, we are all done with shopping. Further, we pretty much ready to move on dot org to 2018 STAT. If you are new, just reading this or for some odd reason have procrastinated until the last second, I gotchu. Check out the segment I did on Inside Edition re: Black Friday shopping tips that still apply now! - HH

5 Scams to be aware of this Black Friday + Holiday Season

5 Scams to be aware of this Black Friday + Holiday Season

Just when you thought it was safe to go shopping! The volume of holiday sales are expected to reach $655.8B (National Retail Foundation), and that means there are more opportunities than ever for scam artists to take your hard-earned cash!