| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:24 PM
| Jan 26, 2012
| 12:52 PM
If you're booking a flight today, airfares may appear higher than yesterday but they're really not.
That's because the Department of Transportation's new rules on advertised airfares goes into effect today. The new rules require that airlines published...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 3:44 PM
In today's Friday files, we're talking about everything from delusional politicians to philanthropic G-strings.
But first, I want to give House Speaker Dean Cannon a mild coronary by saying: Dean, you are right.
Not for your continued efforts to use...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:13 PM
We booked a Budget rental car in Israel through Expedia recently. When my father arrived in Tel Aviv to collect his car, Budget would not give him the vehicle without mandatory theft protection and collision damage waiver. Because the policies are...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 2:10 PM
We recently canceled a trip from Minneapolis to Asuncion, Paraguay, that we had booked on Delta Air Lines through Expedia. We were issued two flight vouchers, which we are trying to redeem. But Expedia isn't letting us.
The vouchers — one for $1,...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 9:35 PM
When technology startups are ready to turbocharge their growth, whether that means quickly expanding into new m arkets or hiring additional talent, they often turn to venture capital firms.
These investors are typically interested in backing early-...
| Mar 13, 2012
Albert Muick books a four-star hotel through Expedia in Prague. Turns out, it's just a three-star property. When he asks for a refund, he's sent a series of form letters. What now?
Q: I recently booked a hotel in Prague through Expedia. While perusing...
| Jan 12, 2013
Tisa L. Silver-Canady, who counsels University of Maryland, Baltimore students about loan repayments and runs other financial education programs at the school, realized toward the end of last year that she had not used about a third of her vacation time....
| Mar 4, 2013
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...
| May 20, 2011
Barnes & Noble gets a buyout offer from Liberty Media worth about $1 billion....
| Jun 16, 2011
Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet delved back into the complicated and ongoing debate over how hotels sold online on sites like Priceline or Expedia be taxed, Thursday. Lawmakers, local governments and hotel operators have long battled over how hotel...