| Aug 6, 2012
When Steve Bernas took over as CEO of the Chicago region's Better Business Bureau, the only employer he's ever known as a professional, it was a baptism by fire.
Bernas was being groomed to take over, but he only took the reins in 2007 because his...
| Jul 14, 2011
Dear Netflix: When we broke up a few years back, you probably thought I was just trying to spare your feelings when I handed you the old line, "It's not you, it's me." But it was me. You were fabulous......
| Aug 30, 2012
Today's Watchdog column details a Slatington couple's problems getting their Whirlpool washer to work. Whirlpool didn't respond by my deadline yesterday, but sent me a response later in the day. The column explained how Kimberly and Dave Kuznet's washer...
| Nov 4, 2009
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| Jul 22, 2009
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...
| Nov 20, 2009
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...
| Feb 23, 2011
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?
| Jan 22, 2010
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...
| Jan 29, 2010
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...
| Jul 1, 2009
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...
| Aug 21, 2009
| 9:26 AM
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.