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  • Learn how to protect kids with cell phones

    Learn how to protect kids with cell phones
    For parents, cell phones are technological blessings and burdens. They're great for emergencies or as a way to stay connected to a child. But as many learn quickly, some children abuse the privileges of the wireless world by browsing inappropriate Web...
  • Get a Black Friday game plan

    Get a Black Friday game plan
    Black Friday - the day after Thanksgiving and one of the busiest shopping days of the year - is nearly upon us. Retailers across South Florida will offer special deals on everything from clothes to toys, from electronics to jewelry. But to nab a great...
  • Should community associations get into rent collections?

    Should community associations get into rent collections?
    Florida law allows community associations to demand tenants of owners behind in maintenance payments to hand over rent payments — or face eviction. But does that mean your community association should jump into the rent collection business? Craig...
  • Before you buy new, check out used and slightly-scratched aisles

    Before you buy new, check out used and slightly-scratched aisles
    Missed the holiday sales? Not to worry; you can match or beat those deals any time of year, whether buying a TV, replacing a microwave oven or splurging on an electronic scooter. Across South Florida, bargains abound as big name retailers continue to...
  • Cell phone,TV service providers offer Super Bowl tech options

    Cell phone,TV service providers offer Super Bowl tech options
    Want to be the smartest football fanatic at your Super Bowl party? Keep your cell phone nearby and you'll be sure shine on game day, maybe even win a few friendly wagers. Some of the biggest plays on Game Day will be made by tech companies offering all...
  • Get free HD programming for your HDTV

    Just because you spent hundreds or thousands of dollars on a new HDTV, don't be programmed to automatically pay hefty monthly bills to get HD programming. Why, when there is so much free quality HD content available over the public airwaves? All you need...
  • Obama sends consumer-protection bill to Congress

    Obama sends consumer-protection bill to Congress
    President Obama, pushing a key part of his overhaul of financial regulations, sent to Congress a draft bill that would create the Consumer Financial Protection Agency, which he said would better protect Americans from unscrupulous practices and make...
  • Choosing a crib mattress that's best for baby

    Choosing a crib mattress that's best for baby
    And you thought choosing a name was hard. Navigating the maze of crib mattresses involves more than noting your crib's measurements and heading to the nearest baby store -- especially if you're concerned about the chemical makeup of your child's bed. We...
  • Discipline, smart strategies save cash at the grocery store

    Discipline, smart strategies save cash at the grocery store
    Want to save money at the grocery store? Shop less often. Want to save more? Shop alone. And leave the kids at home. Coupons and discounts aside, one of the best ways to cut grocery bills is to be as disciplined as a drill sergeant about how you shop...
  • Father's day gift ideas to help dad stay hip, mobile

    Father's day gift ideas to help dad stay hip, mobile
    document.write (""); Father's Day is a time to let Dad know how much we love him – and take the opportunity to help him improve himself. Here are some gift ideas to improve his vocabulary, grilling skills, golf game and more. With Dad's day...
  • Summer tech items for the beach, backyard

    Summer tech items for the beach, backyard
    Like lots of fellow Floridians, Reginald Gaudette has plans to be away from his home this summer. For peace of mind on his travels to visit out-of-state family, he will rely mostly on one person to keep an eye on things back at home - himself. To...