| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:59 AM
The CTA will receive a cash infusion of at least a half-million dollars a year that won't come from the farebox, and some of it will be paid by customers who are hit by fees from the new Ventra prepaid debit card.
The transit agency's Ventra fare system...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:34 PM
GOP blocks Obama's pick to run the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Amazon's discount; credit card debt rises...
| May 26, 2011
| 6:19 PM
Smartphones are about to take a major swipe at plastic.
Internet search giant Google Inc. has unveiled an application that would enable consumers to use their Android smartphones to pay for products at hundreds of thousands of retail stores in the U.S....
| Dec 2, 2008
Second of Three Parts
"Well, it's dinnertime at the amazing Miss Weird's Place," Pamela Griffin wrote her husband, Robert, one night in 1986, sitting alone at her kitchen table with leftovers. "Tonight we have the famous incredible squash concoction --...
| Nov 30, 2008
First of Three Parts
The summer after her first year of law school, Pamela Dowden dug a red calico sundress out of her closet and left her apartment in Sacramento. It was a hot, shadeless morning. She drove her orange Datsun pickup out of town as...
| Dec 3, 2008
| 8:01 PM
Last of Three Parts
In the predawn solitude of a prison cell on Terminal Island, a thin, graying state prisoner shaved, ate some bran flakes and a banana and started a letter to his wife, before a convoy of heavily armed U.S. marshals took him to court....
| Oct 5, 2009
Central Florida individuals and businesses that have filed for liquidation under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code include:
Profit Makers Inc., doing business as Financial Services Group, 1129 Arbor Glen Circle, Winter Springs. Filed: Sept....