U.S. Gained 157,000 Jobs in January
U.S. Gained 157,000 Jobs in January
on February 4, 2013

Revised estimates also show hiring has been better than we thought over the past two years.

4 Ways to Get Your Taxes Done Free
4 Ways to Get Your Taxes Done Free
on February 4, 2013

Most Americans are eligible for free tax preparation and don’t know it. Before you hand your hard-earned money to a tax preparer, read this.

Burger King DNA Testing for Horse Meat
Burger King DNA Testing for Horse Meat
on February 1, 2013

One of Burger King’s food processors imported beef that contained horse meat, but they didn’t use it in their burgers and just dumped the company.

Microsoft Wants You to Pay $100 a Year for Office
Microsoft Wants You to Pay $100 a Year for Office
on February 1, 2013

The popular productivity suite is now available as a subscription service.

Gas Prices Surging Again
Gas Prices Surging Again
on February 1, 2013

The price of gas has been headed up for two straight weeks. Here’s why.

Americans Think Toyota Is Best
Americans Think Toyota Is Best
on February 1, 2013

According to a consumer survey we perceive Toyota as the top car brand, but Toyota-owned Scion as the worst.

Will McDonald’s Kill the $1 McDouble?
Will McDonald’s Kill the $1 McDouble?
on February 1, 2013

Costs may push the chain to raise prices on of the most-popular dollar menu items. Many franchisees already have.

Study: Beer Ingredient May Help Treat Cancer and Diabetes
Study: Beer Ingredient May Help Treat Cancer and Diabetes
on January 31, 2013

Scientists are really interested in what happens to hops during beer-brewing.

Apple Rolls Out $799, 128 GB iPad
Apple Rolls Out $799, 128 GB iPad
on January 31, 2013

At some point, you should just consider a laptop.

How the IRS Fights Identity Theft
How the IRS Fights Identity Theft
on January 31, 2013

Here’s a look at what the government’s doing to keep people from stealing your tax refund.

Thieves Used Newspaper to Pick Targets
Thieves Used Newspaper to Pick Targets
on January 31, 2013

Not by seeing them stacked up on the doorstep. They acquired a list of subscribers who paused delivery because they were out of town.

Several States May Soon Raise Minimum Wage
Several States May Soon Raise Minimum Wage
on January 31, 2013

Almost half the country has already raised the minimum wage this year or is considering it.

Government Allowed Huge Exec Pay at Bailout Firms
Government Allowed Huge Exec Pay at Bailout Firms
on January 30, 2013

Companies propped up by taxpayer money were allowed to give millions of it, including big raises, to executives.

Where to Sell Unused Daily Deals
Where to Sell Unused Daily Deals
on January 30, 2013

You can also scoop up other people’s at an even better price, even if the original deal sold out.

How Hotels Spy On You
How Hotels Spy On You
on January 30, 2013

They may even have meetings about your tastes and preferences (by eavesdropping online) before you check in.

Best Buy Accidentally Gave Away $50 Off Coupons
Best Buy Accidentally Gave Away $50 Off Coupons
on January 30, 2013

Last week, couponers went a little crazy with an infinitely reuseable discount – until they were shut down.

Can Bundling Cut Your Tech Bill?
Can Bundling Cut Your Tech Bill?
on January 30, 2013

Tech spending now accounts for more than 4 percent of the average family’s annual budget. Can you save more?

FTC Catches Alleged $70 Million Scammers
FTC Catches Alleged $70 Million Scammers
on January 29, 2013

The federal government is accusing a Montana family of ripping off thousands of consumers with fradulent phone charges.

Getting Your Health Plan to Cover Pricy Prescriptions
Getting Your Health Plan to Cover Pricy Prescriptions
on January 29, 2013

Insurance is a pain to navigate, but you can often get help and persistence pays off.

Trick to Saving on Airfare: Buy More Tickets
Trick to Saving on Airfare: Buy More Tickets
on January 29, 2013

Combining two one-way fares is sometimes markedly cheaper than the round-trip price.

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