| Jan 11, 2011
| 6:51 AM
The Frugalista loves books. Even though I have a Kindle, and even though I prefer the super-low prices you find on used books at thrift stores and garage sales, I sometimes still shop for nice new dead-tree books, especially as gifts for children.
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:44 AM
So, the reindeer sweater from Aunt Emma this Christmas isn’t quite your style, so you and thousands of others are now in the process of returning gifts.
Which retailers provide the speediest returns?
STELLAService, which rates the customer service...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 7:18 AM
Amazon.comwas named the best for customer service among those who like to shop with their keyboards, according to a new survey by the National Retail Federation and American Express.
Like others across the country, South Floridians like to shop online....
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:57 PM
That download of an Angry Birds app, Katy Perry song, or "Captain America" movie could end up costing consumers more, thanks to a "digital products" tax proposal that's being pushed in Annapolis this year by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
The bill is part of a...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 2:43 PM
Who REALLY Killed the Cougar?
And what is the SUV owner covering up, if anything, for the driver?
NEW HAVEN — Nothing about the case of the real cougar of Fairfield County — struck by a sport utility vehicle on Route 15 in Milford two...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 5:00 AM
There's no denying the convenience and simplicity of shopping online. Successful retailers like Amazon.com and Overstock.com have become giants as a result. Small wonder that online sales have grown to an estimated $200 billion annually, or about 7...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:29 PM
Last week, in an effort to create a balanced budget and some fiscal stability in California, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democrats in the Legislature finally passed a budget over continued Republican intransigence over the Democrats' desire to raise revenues...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:51 PM
In an effort to create a balanced budget and some fiscal stability in California, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democrats in the California Legislature finally passed a budget over continued Republican intransigence over the Democrats' desire to raise revenues...
| Oct 17, 2011
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Q: I have two VCRs that fell apart and I would like to have the tape placed on a DVD. Who or where do I go? Thank you for your reply.
A: Sorry to hear about your troubles, Sol....
| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:29 PM
Howard Magazine is getting into the holiday spirit. We asked three Howard County interior designers to offer inspiration and tips for dining room decor. What resulted is a feast for the eyes. Better yet, these Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas looks...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Each year, Maryland businesses collect billions of dollars in sales and use taxes, while their Internet competitors fork over a minuscule amount. Comptroller Peter Franchot recently estimated that if the playing field were leveled and all sales were...