Consumer advocates say many gift cards will go to waste

That gift card might have seemed like a great last-minute gift idea, but it may not ever get used, according to consumer advocates…

Parents helping teens with money

A teenager will ask herself three questions when she spends her money: “Did I use my money wisely? Do I need it? Why do I need it?”

Animal shelters offering discounted pet adoptions

Six Silicon Valley animal rescue agencies are offering discounted pet adoptions in a bid to find homes for 1,000 animals by New Year’s Eve…

Who’s the shopping boss?

Men and women have very different approaches when it comes to celebrating, shopping, spending and budgeting….

Christmas lighting in South San Francisco

Almost all houses on these two side streets have Christmas lighting decorations.

Christmas lighting at San Jose Christmas in the Park

Located at Plaza de Cesar Chavez surrounded by Market, San Carlos and San Fernando streets…

San Francisco Union Square Christmas Light

A giant Christmas tree was erected at the center of Union Square…

“Global Winter Wonderland” gallery

A collection of pictures from the Global Winter Wonderland in Santa Clara…