Consumers plan big purchases ahead of VAT hike

Consumers plan big purchases ahead of VAT hike A third of consumers plan to rush through big purchases this year to beat January’s VAT hike, a survey suggested today. Read more on Independent 2 million lose jobless benefits as holidays arrive Extended unemployment benefits for nearly 2 million Americans begin to run out Wednesday, cutting off a steady stream of income and guaranteeing a dismal holiday season for people already struggling with bills they cannot pay. Unless Congress changes its mind, benefits that had been extended up to 99 weeks…

PriceSpider.com Set to Help Consumers Again This Holiday Shopping Season

PriceSpider.com Set to Help Consumers Again This Holiday Shopping Season IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — PriceSpider.com , backed by leading Microsoft National Systems Integrator Neudesic, is once again conducting its Holiday Shopping Season campaign, seeking to ensure consumers around the world get the very best prices on a wide variety of items this holiday shopping season, including the latest in electronics. A number of consumer organizations, news … Read more on redOrbit The 404 716: Where we’re thankful for enhanced pat-down searches (podcast) It’s the last day of…