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  • Keeping piles of loose change for an emergency is impractical

    Keeping piles of loose change for an emergency is impractical
    Dear Liz: My husband recently told me that he has saved many coffee cans full of loose change over the years. When I suggested we might at least roll the change to make it easier to count should we ever need it, he was not interested! I understand he just...
  • Amazon to start collecting sales tax from Maryland shoppers

    Amazon to start collecting sales tax from Maryland shoppers
    Maryland consumers who shop online at Amazon.com after Tuesday will be paying more — 6 percent of the sale. Yet most shoppers will click "place your order" anyway. The world's largest online retailer will begin collecting Maryland's sales tax as...
  • Five Questions for Kevin Luskin

    Five Questions for Kevin Luskin
    Kevin Luskin comes from a Baltimore-based retail family known for building businesses on cutting-edge home products. Today, it's curved-screen, smart televisions. But at one time it was refrigerators. Luskin's father, Jack, and uncle, Joe, started the...
  • Starz Tries Two Free Throws for LeBron James' Comedy 'Survivor's Remorse'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Starz thinks it will take a double-team of free episodes -- instead of the customary solo shot -- to hook viewers on original hoops comedy "Survivor's Remorse" from NBA star LeBron James. The premium cabler will offer the...
  • Snap, crackle, pop: How to sell your record collection

    Snap, crackle, pop: How to sell your record collection
    Carlos wants to know how he can get top dollar for his collection of more than 15,000 vinyl records. It's a timely question. The retailer Urban Outfitters announced this week that it now has the distinction of selling more vinyl albums than anyone in...
  • German courts uphold ban on Uber ride-share service

    German courts uphold ban on Uber ride-share service
    Courts in Berlin and Hamburg upheld bans on online transportation service Uber on Friday, saying the company did not comply with German laws on the carriage of passengers. U.S. start-up Uber had appealed against the bans in Germany, the latest front in...
  • Michelle Quinn: Silicon Valley firms learn politics has its liabilities

    Tech companies have learned it makes sense to have friends along the political spectrum. But sometimes those friends become a liability. This week's announcements by Google, Facebook and Yelp that they are quitting the American Legislative Exchange...
  • Rocket Internet prices shares to value firm around $8 billion

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Rocket Internet, a venture capital group that has launched dozens of online start-ups, expects to raise almost double the amount it initially targeted from its initial public offering, pricing shares to value the firm at...
  • Discovery boosts its stake in Hub Network

    Discovery boosts its stake in Hub Network
    Discovery Communications has increased its ownership stake in a children's channel known as the Hub Network and plans to rebrand it as Discovery Family with hopes of appealing to a wider audience. The Burbank-based channel, launched four years ago,...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Free museum visits, gas for $2.50, $25 off at Starbucks

    It's Freebie Friday! Free museum visits, gas for $2.50, $25 off at Starbucks
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's time for another fabulous freebie free-for-all! This weekend, get into museums and natonal parks for free, pocket a free Apple iPhone 6 models with trade-in through Tuesday, gas up in Coral Springs for $2.50 a gallon and...
  • Amazon's sales tax charge outrageous

    Amazon's sales tax charge outrageous
    This past year Amazon agreed to collect sales tax for the state of Florida. I recently rented a movie from Amazon to watch online. My purchase was taxed at a rate of 14.28 percent. Florida sales tax is 6 percent. According to Amazon, the Florida...