December 16 roundup - MoneySense

December 16 roundup

On networking at a holiday party, the gift of paying off debt and saying no to extended warranty.

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• If you’re looking to move in your career, you might get a chance this season. With many companies throwing holiday bashes, here are some tips on networking at these events.

• There’s a heartwarming trend happening this Christmas. Strangers in the U.S. are helping to pay off the balances of Kmart layaway accounts as a gift.

• If you’re buying electronics this year, the question you’ll likely be asked is whether you want to buy extended warranty. Blogger Robb Engen gives seven reasons on why you should say no.