Why the stores are closed on Thanksgiving now

Some grocery stores will open on Thanksgiving, anticipating your desperate rush for some last-minute dinner ingredients. Trader Joe will not be among them. For more than 30 years, the national chain has been closed so employees can spend Thanksgiving with family and friends, the company’s website says. But it wasn’t always this way. For decades, … Read more

Holiday travel may rebound but overspending, uncertainty can spoil fun

Laura Houdin / 500px | 500 pixels | Getty Images The travel industry may get a much-coveted gift this holiday season, if recent predictions about year-end travel prove true. Numerous studies have found that Americans exhausted by epidemics are ready for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year, and other winter festivities. AAA expects this Thanksgiving to see … Read more