The unlikely resurgence of the greeting card industry

By Joanne E. McNeish4 minute ReadIn the Christmas letter that went with the card, there was some bragging about the good things in one’s life but it was also a vehicle to let people know about deaths or difficulties.As Christmas became more about persuading consumers to buy, greeting card companies understood this. They grew their……


Get rewarded every month by paying your bills with these credit cards

Heads up! We share savvy shopping and personal finance tips to put extra cash in your wallet. Android Central may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. Please note that the offers mentioned below are subject to change at any time and some may no longer be available. If you are already getting……


I have 26 credit cards. Here’s my best advice for maximizing rewards when you’re willing to juggle more than one card at a time.

My husband and I have 26 different cards.To make the most out of my credit cards and rewards, I avoid interest by paying my bill in full every month, as well as utilizing category bonuses, choosing flexible programs, taking stock of annual fees, and signing up for new credit cards.Some of my favorite rewards cards……


Let’s spend those gift cards on some post-holiday Echo accessories!

We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more. Top 10 Echo add-ons Another holiday season is upon us, and we hope it’s been a happy one for you thus far. If you were one of the millions who received a new Amazon Echo device for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Solstice, Festivus, or……


How Scammers Can Use Your Old Credit Card Numbers

When Amazon packages started showing up on Chris’s* Connecticut doorstep last fall, he and his wife both assumed the other was buying Christmas presents for the other. But the contents of the packages looked nothing like gifts either of them would want to receive. “I opened a few boxes addressed to me and found a……


Gift Guide: Gifts that weave together tech, science and textile crafts

Welcome to TechCrunch’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide! Need help with gift ideas? We’re here to help! We’ll be rolling out gift guides from now through the end of December. You can find our other guides right here. The history of textiles and computing are closely intertwined, with the punch cards used for Jacquard looms inspiring……


Best graphics cards for gamers and creatives in 2020

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti enables 1440p gaming at high refresh rates. Nvidia If Intel, AMD and Nvidia’s statistics are right, you’re probably using a computer system that’s several years old. In PC gaming hardware terms, that’s just about forever. So chances are likely that you’re no longer using a modern card, much less the best graphics card……


How to Become the Favorite Aunt or Uncle

Photo: ShutterstockI’m lucky: As a kid, I had excellent examples of how to be a fun aunt, and even as a teen, I knew it was a role I wanted to play in adulthood. And because my younger brother has autism—severe enough so that having his own family is not in the cards—that meant I……


How crowds toppled communism’s house of cards in 1989

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMoment Romanian dictator Ceausescu’s execution was announced When the Soviet empire in Eastern Europe collapsed in the final months of 1989, I was sent to report on each of the revolutions that took place in the space of only six weeks: the fall of the Berlin Wall,……


Frustrated shoppers say Kroger credit-card machines are crashing on Christmas Eve

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