halloween

Halloween Deals: Booritos and Beyond

If getting free candy just for dressing up isn't a good enough deal for you, here are a few other Halloween deals that may strike your fancy.

Candy Corn's Growth: How It's Survived As Chocolate Melts

The most tempting, succulent confection of the season might be candy corn. The tri-colored pyramids epitomize autumn and Halloween, and 35 million pounds -- or about 9 billion pieces -- of candy corn will be produced this year, says the National Confectioners Association. Not too shabby for the confection started in the 1880s by George Renninger, a humble employee of the Wunderlee Candy Company.

Protect Yourself from Halloween's Scary Scammers

Still scrambling to find a Halloween costume? Beware of ghoulish fraudsters looking to profit from your mad dash. Because Halloween stores are only open for a month or so, unscrupulous operators can take advantage of customers and then just disappear into the night.

No Trick: It's Adult Revelers Driving Halloween Sales

Halloween can get ghoulishly expensive for parents. Between decorating, candy, pumpkin-picking and costumes, and the holiday price tag can get almost scary. But many of the biggest spenders on Halloween don't even have kids: Young professionals now spend the most of anyone.

Halloween 2010: More Treat Than Trick

Halloween spending is expected to grow 3.9% in 2010 to $6.2 billion, a rebound from a disappointing 2009. The holiday falls on a weekend this year -- and given the scary economy, laughing at the ghouls and goblins of Halloween is a good way to blow off steam.

Blogwatch: The Best iPhone Game for Halloween

Some of the day's top online stories for investors, including advice on how to heal the economy, a review of Angry Birds Halloween for the iPad and iPhone, and what happened to Chatroulette?

Free Halloween pumpkin stencils

Jack O' LanternsPumpkin stencils are all the rage this Halloween. Here are five places to find more than 100 Halloween pumpkin stencils that you can download, cut...

Halloween costume coupons

People in scary masksEach week, I'll update this post with the best Halloween coupons for costumes, candy and decorations. Check back often to make sure you're getting...