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  • Buying a car? Better watch out for your asterisk

    Sharpen your pencils, Funny Money fans: It's time for a pop math quiz! Find the incorrect equation: $20,995 = $15,995 $0.00 = $2,399 $25,000 = $0.00 If your answer is that all of those are wrong, wrong, wrong, you are much better at math than...
  • CME trading outage sends business back to the pits

    CME trading outage sends business back to the pits
    The world's largest futures markets operator had to shut electronic trade for leading agricultural contracts on Tuesday, just a day before key U.S. crop data, as rare technical problems hit and sent traders scrambling to get back on the floor. CME Group,...
  • Investing: Five stocks to buy now

    Our picks focus on big companies that will benefit from stronger economic growth. -- Air Lease (symbol AL, $33). The dynamic duo who turned International Lease Finance Corp. into an airplane-leasing giant in the 1980s came out of semi-retirement to...
  • Kip Tip: What not to buy at dollar stores

    If you want to save money on everyday items, dollar stores can be a great place to shop. And, contrary to popular belief, the quality of most items at national dollar-store chains is good, says Jeff Yeager, author of four popular books on frugal living,...
  • Child's play in Europe

    Child's play in Europe
    When parents tell me they're going to Europe and ask me where to take their kids, I'm sometimes tempted to answer, "To Grandma and Grandpa's on your way to the airport." It's easy to make the case against taking the kids along. A European vacation with...
  • Ask Kim: How to shop for a Medicare Advantage Plan

    Q. Now that open enrollment for Medicare has started, how can I find out if I can get a better deal on a Medicare Advantage plan? A. Go to the Medicare.gov Plan Finder tool (http://www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan/questions/home.aspx), type in your zip...
  • 10 trends that affect the way we work

    As we wind down the year, I've identified major workplace trends affecting the way we work. From an individual perspective, understanding these trends will give you an advantage. From an employer perspective, it will help make more informed business...
  • 5 Questions for Matt Goddard, CEO of R2integrated

    5 Questions for Matt Goddard, CEO of R2integrated
    A new name recently joined the Baltimore skyline: R2integrated. The digital marketing firm's name replaces a sign that once belonged to the now-defunct Baltimore Examiner. The orange sign on the side of the 400 E. Pratt Street building is just one...
  • Do the insurance thing for your holiday bling

    Just because the candy canes are gone, the tree is in the trash and the poinsettia is dead doesn't mean the holidays are over. For that to be true, you need to buy some more insurance. And it wouldn't kill you to get off your behind and take down those...
  • Beaked whale dives nearly 2 miles beneath the ocean - a record

    Scientists have found a 20-foot whale that can dive an astonishing 1.8 miles beneath the ocean - a record for a mammal. The record was reported this week in the journal Plos One. The miraculous, extreme-diving whale is known as Cuvier's beaked whale...
  • Sony to sell PC division, spin off TV business, lay off thousands

    Sony Corp., a struggling electronics maker trying to regain its once stalwart status, is undertaking a major restructuring that includes the sale of its PC division, a spinoff of its TV business and layoffs of thousands of employees. The Japanese tech...