| Feb 12, 2014
I wasn't shocked Tuesday when the Better Business Bureau released its list of the top scams of last year. Right at the top was the free medical alert scam I wrote about several times after hearing from hundreds of senior......
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Cheryl Knauer has a restaurant gift card in mind for her in-laws, a massage gift card planned for another family member and intends to pick up cards in smaller dollar amounts to Chick-fil-A and Starbucks for kids' stockings and teachers' gifts.
| May 29, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Dear Travel Diva: I'm going to hold my baby on my lap on a flight between Detroit and New York. Do I need to tell the airline ahead of time?
—Mommy and Me
Dear Mommy: No, but I would call and let them know anyway. Here's the reason: A traveler...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:41 AM
You're excited about your team being in the Super Bowl, but don’t let your guard down.
The Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland is warning of a variety of ways that fraudsters are taking advantage of football fans.
For starters: Beware of...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Tesla Model S may be a silent car, but other automakers will no doubt hear it coming.
In its first crack at a premium sedan, the Silicon Valley electric-car maker has matched or beaten the likes of the Audi A7 or Mercedes-Benz CLS — products...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 6:05 AM
South Florida has the highest rate of identity theft of any metro area in the nation so consumers here need to especially protect themselves from identity theft while shopping during the holidays.
Here are seven tips from the website IDentity Theft...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:39 AM
SANTIAGO, Cuba — Norma Arias Puente has been learning the hospitality business for more than a decade from a perch overlooking this city's Parque Cespedes and the Cathedral of Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion with its statue of a trumpeting archangel....
| May 21, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Everyone loves a good deal, especially when it comes to luxuries such as vacations and eating out.
Online marketers know that too. That's why you're seeing seductive invitations for online flash sales for travel and restaurant meals.
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:03 PM
As the Ravens drove toward the playoffs, Barbra Skarzynski wanted to buy her son a team jersey as a Christmas gift. She searched Google for Lardarius Webb gear, quickly found a site that billed itself as an official store of the Ravens, and bought a...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 2:45 PM
One note at a time, the Huntington Beach Symphony Orchestra has picked up tempo in its three years of existence.
The HBSO took root in Surf City's rich communal soil in February 2009 with a modest goal of performing two concerts that initial year....
| Apr 17, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Troubled Yahoo Inc. had a bit of good news Tuesday, reporting first-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street’s estimates despite revenue that was essentially flat.
For the three months ended March 31, the online search company said profit rose 28% to...