| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Tammie, like many people, receives catalogs she doesn't want. Lots of them.
She wants to know: How did these guys find her? And what can she do to get rid of them?
Finding people is the easy part. Marketers routinely buy and sell mailing lists....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Knight Capital Group's successor has agreed to pay $12 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission allegations that it failed to have safeguards in place that could have prevented mistaken trades that caused more than $460 million in losses...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Dottie works hard to protect her privacy. Yet she finds she's constantly being put on different marketers' mailing lists?
She'd like to know: How does this happen and what can she do about it?
How it happens is that any time we do business with a...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:00 PM
What do you drink when you're trying to shed pounds? Iced tea? Diet soda? What about alcohol?
One cardinal rule of losing weight is limiting alcohol consumption, but can "careful" dieters spike their punch with a little booze and still stand on the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:20 PM
California lifted the curtain Thursday on its advertising for a new health insurance marketplace opening this fall as part of the federal health law.
Covered California, the state agency implementing the Affordable Care Act, said these initial TV ads...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Mike Vincent, formerly EMS chief with the City of Pembroke Pines, has joined Atrus Inc., creators of the AED Link that provides registered location informaton to 911 call-takers in real time, as a business development representative.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Wedged into the blotter on Mike Farah's desk at the Funny or Die studios in Hollywood is an index card with a list — wrangling talent, polishing scripts and arranging shoots — long enough to keep the comedy website executive fully occupied....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:07 PM
WASHINGTON -- JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay $389 million in refunds and penalties for illegally charging credit card customers for identity theft protection and other add-on services they didn't receive or authorize, federal regulators said...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Like most people, I occasionally dream about retiring somewhere fun--say, to a houseboat in Seattle, a one-bedroom rental in Brooklyn, or maybe a chateau in Provence. But I have another fantasy, this one involving a place closer to home. As in, my home....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:37 PM
99 Cents Only Stores Inc. has laid off about 160 workers as the company sought to streamline costs and stay competitive.
No stores will be closed and no employers or managers at any of the chain's 332 stores were affected in Tuesday's move, according to...
| Nov 3, 2013
When Kayla Heath walks into the Year Up Chicago offices, she glances in the full-length mirror to make sure her tailored suit covers her tattoos, her powder pink blouse doesn't hang too low and her matching pink heels aren't too high.
It's a self-...