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Time and money are inexorably linked through our life stages. During our working lives, we sell our time to earn money at a job. And then we spend money to recapture precious time — paying others to mow our lawns, complete our income tax returns...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan legislative panel on Wednesday voted to spend the $31 million in federal grant money allocated for the creation of the state's online health insurance marketplace, a key component of the federal health care overhaul....
Here are some tips to add to your storehouse of money-saving knowledge. For instance, you can get money back when a hotel room rate drops. Or you may be able to get free airline lounge passes or a hotel upgrade. Here's how. Getting money back if the...
Mary Fahy pays extra for a nonrefundable oceanview room through Expedia, but when she checks in, she's given quarters overlooking the other side of the property. Is she owed a refund? Q: I recently booked a hotel room for a three-night stay at the...
Tinley Park trustees are considering joining a class-action lawsuit against 18 online firms that offer hotel and motel rooms at discounted prices. Expected to be filed by mid-May, the suit claims the firms don't pay full taxes on rooms they sell at...
Online travel agency Priceline.com's $1.8 billion deal to acquire smaller rival Kayak Software Corp, which was expected to close this month, will be delayed due to a prolonged review by UK antitrust regulators. The UK Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has...
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Add GetGoing.com to the list of "opaque" travel buying websites — this time, one that specializes in airfares. "Opaque" means you don't find out about the details of the trip until after you make a nonrefundable purchase. The current big opaque...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, Rentals, Milan (Italy), Trips and Vacations
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder's attempt for legislative approval of a new health insurance market in Michigan has been 1 ½-year odyssey — and it's not over yet. The GOP-led Senate quickly got behind his state-run marketplace, or...
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Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelBy Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Rejecting arguments that counties have been shortchanged, a state appeals court Thursday sided with the online-travel industry in a major legal battle about payment of hotel bed taxes. The...
When Ronald Watts applied for a job as a dishwasher at the historic Hotel Bethlehem, he knew no one in the swank inn, where uniformed bellhops greet guests seeking a room or meal. More than a year later, the 43-year-old not only makes the china shine...
You can help a child at the same time you book a hotel stay — without an added price hike. Name: Rooomr.com What it does: Rooomr is a hotel booking site that also seeks to improve the lives of homeless youth by donating 5% of its gross income to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — They seem right out of a Hollywood fantasy, and they are: Cars that drive themselves have appeared in movies like "I, Robot" and the television show "Knight Rider." Now, two years after Google invented one, automated cars could...
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