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Cyber Monday

Retailers are reporting better-than-expected results from Black Friday promotions and are now turning to "Cyber Monday" in an attempt to bring consumers online to continue their spending. Read more.

By Jodi Westrick  |  November 30, 2009; 11:43 AM ET  | Category:  National Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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I find it ironic that placed to the right of the poll is an ad for a credit card. If people reduced their spending during this holiday buying frenzy and donated some time, just one hour, to an organization that helps the impoverished, it would be more satisfying than purchasing a gift perhaps one really can't afford. When we start measuring how the holiday season is viewed as a success by how much time is donated, rather than how much the consumer spends, we will be better for it as a society.

Posted by: Angelo_Frank | December 1, 2009 9:27 AM

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