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IRS warns of phishing emails supposedly from your tax software provider
IRS warns of phishing emails supposedly from your tax software provider Money & Credit March 20, 2017
We're now less than a month away from April 18 — the final deadline to file your personal tax return.…
You’ll never pronounce the names Porsche and BMW the same way again!
You’ll never pronounce the names Porsche and BMW the same way again! Cars March 20, 2017
It's one of the biggest debates of all time among automotive fans... How do you properly pronounce Porsche?! Read more:…
Sprint will no longer make house calls
Sprint will no longer make house calls Mobile & Electronics March 20, 2017
Call it a sign of the times: Sprint is pulling the plug on its Direct 2 You home delivery service.…
Ladder: A new option for online term life insurance quotes
Ladder: A new option for online term life insurance quotes Insurance March 20, 2017
When it comes to life insurance, Clark always recommends keeping it simple—and simple means level term life insurance. Not familiar…
Guess set to close 60 stores in 2017
Guess set to close 60 stores in 2017 Shopping & Retail March 17, 2017
Here's another addition to the growing list of mall retailers that are shuttering stores this year... Read more: These major…
Confirmed: These J.C. Penney stores are closing
Confirmed: These J.C. Penney stores are closing Shopping & Retail March 17, 2017
UPDATE: Liquidation sales at these locations have been postponed until May 22 and store closures have been pushed back to…
Nearly 1 million Hyundais recalled for seat belt problems
Nearly 1 million Hyundais recalled for seat belt problems Cars March 17, 2017
Hyundai is recalling nearly 1 million Sonatas and Sonata hybrids for problems with the seat belt pretensioner that could cause…
5 big changes coming to Dollar General in 2017
5 big changes coming to Dollar General in 2017 Shopping & Retail March 17, 2017
With 12,719 stores in 43 states, Dollar General is known to be a great place to stretch a buck. And…
9 totally legitimate tax deductions for small businesses
9 totally legitimate tax deductions for small businesses Business & Entrepreneurs March 16, 2017
One of the perks of having your own small business is that you can deduct legitimate business expenses from your…
12 frugal and fun ways to enjoy spring
12 frugal and fun ways to enjoy spring Life March 16, 2017
Spring is in the air and that means an end to being cooped up inside the house during bitter cold…
9 ways to save money at Simon Malls
9 ways to save money at Simon Malls Shopping & Retail March 16, 2017
With nearly 200 malls across the country, Simon Malls is one the leading mall operators in America. Next time you're…
6-month-old boy dies after babysitter can’t reach 911 because of mobile network issues
6-month-old boy dies after babysitter can’t reach 911 because of mobile network issues Mobile & Electronics March 15, 2017
A 6-month-old infant is dead after his babysitter was unable to reach 911 operators because of a problem with T-Mobile's…
These 39 JCPenney locations are at high risk of closing
These 39 JCPenney locations are at high risk of closing Shopping & Retail March 15, 2017
It's become a familiar routine that we've now seen play out all too often: A once-stellar mall retailer falls on…
AT&T’s legacy unlimited plans sell for $1,000 – $3,000 on eBay!
AT&T’s legacy unlimited plans sell for $1,000 – $3,000 on eBay! Mobile & Electronics March 15, 2017
How much is an unlimited data plan worth to you? We're not talking about a plan when you're throttled once…
Clark Howard holds a dollar bill
Clark on health care: We need ‘clear pricing signals’ to control costs Insurance March 15, 2017
The current debate about health care in our country is like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. It's plugging…
American Air is bringing back free meals in economy!
American Air is bringing back free meals in economy! Travel March 15, 2017
The world's biggest airline is going to put a little food in your stomach as they shuttle you around from…
How to avoid Costco’s membership fee hike and still pay the old price for another year!
How to avoid Costco’s membership fee hike and still pay the old price for another year! Deals & Savings March 14, 2017
Warehouse club shoppers across the country have been griping since Costco announced a $5 increase in the cost of an…
10 most valuable retail brands in the world
10 most valuable retail brands in the world Business & Entrepreneurs March 14, 2017
At a time when traditional retail is really struggling, isn't it nice to hear a positive story about the industry…
How to get that HGTV decorating look you love for a fraction of the cost
How to get that HGTV decorating look you love for a fraction of the cost Homes & Real Estate March 13, 2017
Do you watch the HGTV channel and lament that you'll never be able to afford the luxurious home accents featured…
School’s Facebook post about kids’ ideal bedtimes draws cheers, jeers
School’s Facebook post about kids’ ideal bedtimes draws cheers, jeers Education March 13, 2017
A school thought they were simply being helpful by posting a chart outlining recommended bedtimes for students ages 5 through…
Thermal heat imaging cameras can capture your phone’s secret PIN
Thermal heat imaging cameras can capture your phone’s secret PIN Mobile & Electronics March 13, 2017
The criminals just keep on getting more and more advanced in their ability to compromise your expectation of mobile privacy.…
Feeling cold? Here’s how to hack your brain to feel warm and withstand the temperature!
Feeling cold? Here’s how to hack your brain to feel warm and withstand the temperature! Life March 13, 2017
With a powerful nor'easter about to hit the Northeast and cold temperatures in much of the South and Midwest, who…
7 ways to help your child (and maybe even you!) get a better night of sleep
7 ways to help your child (and maybe even you!) get a better night of sleep Health March 13, 2017
So here we are on the first day after Daylight Saving Time and if you're dragging a little as you…
Series I savings bonds and cash
Are bonds a good investment right now? Money & Credit March 13, 2017
Bonds are under fire. This favored investment of old-money matrons and conservative investors is suddenly controversial with many investors reconsidering…
How to protect yourself from Uber’s gaping security holes
How to protect yourself from Uber’s gaping security holes Cars March 10, 2017
Think your data is totally protected when you're using Uber? Think again... Read more: 7 things I wish I knew…
Staples to shutter 70 stores in 2017
Staples to shutter 70 stores in 2017 Shopping & Retail March 10, 2017
On the heels of recent announcements from struggling retailers HHGregg and Radio Shack, Staples has announced it plans to close…
Is it better to drive for Uber or Lyft? Here’s what you need to consider
Is it better to drive for Uber or Lyft? Here’s what you need to consider Jobs March 9, 2017
If you're thinking about becoming a rideshare driver, it can be tough to decide which service to start with. If…
6 easy ways to boost your heart health on a budget
6 easy ways to boost your heart health on a budget Money & Credit March 9, 2017
Your heart health should be a top priority, but all too often it takes a back seat to more immediate…
What are the cheapest plans for an iPhone?
What are the cheapest plans for an iPhone? Mobile & Electronics March 9, 2017
Getting the cheapest iPhone plan isn't only about getting a great deal on your phone ' but there's also the…
Best laundry detergent for your money
Best laundry detergent for your money Shopping & Retail March 8, 2017
What's the best laundry detergent for the money? Consumer Reports has stepped in with new advice. Read more: How to…