| Jul 29, 2013
| 3:57 PM
A new manufacturing documentary that will get an advance screening in Baltimore this week suggests that average Americans aren't powerless to stop job loss in the sector.
It's a simple and surprisingly old message that has seen a resurgence since the...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Americans love Las Vegas -- and apparently are prepared to love it even more this year. Las Vegas topped the list of 14 cities that travelers say they most want to visit in 2014, according to a survey by an online travel website.
Americans seem to favor...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Falling in line behind the likes of Macy’s, J.C. Penney, OfficeMax, Kmart and more, Staples is joining the horde of retailers opening its doors on Thanksgiving without bothering to wait for Black Friday.
The office supply chain will open on the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:11 AM
At this rate, shoppers hoping to get in on "Black Friday" deals will have to eat their turkey for lunch, as both Target and Toys R Us announced plans to open Thanksgiving evening.
In its earliest opening ever, Target said it will welcome bargain hunters...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
WASHINGTON — Four out of five people who take out a short-term payday loan either roll it over or take out another one within two weeks, pushing them into a cycle of debt, according to a report to be released Tuesday by the Consumer Financial...
| Dec 16, 2013
So, those nostalgic memories of playing I Spy and singing "The Wheels on the Bus" as your family road-tripped across states to your aunt's house for the holidays? Relics of a bygone era, like the VCR, Pet Rocks and Crystal......
| May 24, 2011
| 8:28 PM
When a team of activists wearing white hazmat suits showed up at a Chicago grocery store to protest the sale of genetically modified foods, they picked an unlikely target: Whole Foods Market.
Organic foods, by definition, can't knowingly contain...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:25 PM
South Florida Boomers nearing retirement should start planning now how they are going to pay for their future health care. A recent Harris Interactive poll found almost half of Americans are "extremely" or "very" worried about how to pay for these...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 6:53 AM
The lingering bad economy appears to have taken a toll on South Floridians' confidence that they will retire in comfort, according to a new poll released Tuesday.
Fewer than four out of 10 people living in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area feel "happy"...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:47 PM
Move over ladies, the men are after your bargain hunting title.
"I'm a pretty manly man, and I try to use coupons," says Brent Enyart when asked about his shopping habits. "My wife is less involved than I am. I bought the Couponizer (a coupon organizer)...
| Dec 7, 2011
It was the last school day before Thanksgiving, and Traughber Junior High's lunchroom crackled with adolescent energy and anticipation of a holiday break starting in just a few hours.
Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders at the Oswego school were busy...