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The Waiting Game in the Music Industry

Patrick Hess | Posted 04.06.2015 | Entertainment
Patrick Hess

It was during this conversation that I witnessed Spencer's eyes sparkle in a different way. For him, he knew that he had ability and some talent. He also knew he wasn't a prodigy. For Spencer, he came to understand that this mentor was talking about the layaway plan.

'Angel' Quietly Pays Off All Of Store's Layaway Gifts With $50,000 Donation

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.29.2014 | Impact

Breaking: Santa has been spotted in a Pennsylvania Walmart. Or so it seems. According to the chain's Silver Springs Commons store, an anonymous ...

Layaway Angels Share the Wealth

Amy Wilks | Posted 02.15.2015 | Impact
Amy Wilks

As millions of families find themselves struggling this year to offer gifts to their loved ones, one thing is clear: The spirit of Christmas is alive and well in numerous communities throughout the United States.

It's Better to Give Than to Receive

Dean Dauphinais | Posted 02.14.2015 | Good News
Dean Dauphinais

Paying off a complete stranger's layaway account is something my wife and I first did three years ago.

Anonymous Donor's Immense Generosity Will Put Your Faith Back In Santa

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 12.19.2013 | Good News

One generous man is giving Santa Claus a run for his money this year. On Dec. 6, an anonymous donor -- popularly called "Secret Santa" -- gave a ...

Be a Hero This Holiday Season -- Cape Not Included

Dave Girgenti | Posted 02.27.2015 | Impact
Dave Girgenti

Every once in a while, we come across real-life heroes. Your average, un-extraordinary person, who does an extraordinary deed which positively impacts someone's life. Wish Upon a Hero relies on just this type of person.

Layaway Plans: What You Need to Know | Posted 11.04.2012 | Money

September has only just begun, but holiday layaway plans are already making the news. Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, recently announced plansto extend its holiday layaway program by a month this year, in addition to tripling its service fee from $5 to $15.

Layaway Wars: Walmart, Toys R Us Slash Layaway Fees

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 11.04.2012 | Money

NEW YORK -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is lowering its fee that shoppers pay for its interest-free pay-over-time program for the winter holidays. The fee t...

Toy Giant Takes Step To Help Shoppers On Tight Budget

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 09.03.2012 | Money

WAYNE, N.J. -- Toys R Us is making it easier for shoppers to use its layaway program ahead of the crucial holiday season, waiving its service fee and ...

Walmart Brings Back Layaway For Holidays

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 10.20.2012 | Money

NEW YORK -- After seeing high customer demand for layaway during last year's winter holiday season, Wal-Mart is expanding the interest-free pay-over-t...

Layaway Angels

Diane Dimond | Posted 02.26.2012 | Impact
Diane Dimond

Across the country a small army of Americans have been quietly helping the less fortunate feel the true meaning of Christmas. These soldiers arrive without being asked and give even though no one makes a request.

Sears' Layaway Program To Stay

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Sears Holdings Corp. will keep providing a layaway option at its namesake stores as shoppers dealing with the recession ...

Layaway Is Making A Comeback Amid Credit Crisis

The Wall Street Journal | MIGUEL BUSTILLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Layaway, a payment practice that was made popular during the Great Depression but nearly became extinct due to the instant gratification of credit car...

Recession Rhinoplasties and Low-Cash Flow Lipo

Leslie Goldman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leslie Goldman

A single gallon of gas in Chicago currently costs most than a sandwich, chips and a Coke. A ticket to fly -- coach! -- to my brother in LA is over $40...