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Financial planning: How to meet your money goals in 2019
Fri, 7 Dec 2018 07:01:05 -0500
At the start of each year, I declare goals that can be quantified. And by New Year's Eve, I've either delivered or not. Here's how I succeed.
How much for a can of beans? Red Dead Online's virtual world grapples with real economic problems
Fri, 7 Dec 2018 17:57:40 -0500
Players of critically lauded 'Red Dead Redemption 2's online offshoot are upset about the game's economy. It's not the first to raise gamers' ire.
From delivery to eco-friendly packaging and tons of recalls: A look at 2018's food trends
Wed, 26 Dec 2018 10:22:23 -0500
Food recalls, green packaging and fast-food delivery were big industry news this past year, according to experts.
Dead cars are coming back with a vengeance
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:23:59 -0500
Remember your favorite car, automakers are resurrecting past models
United Airlines: Three new routes for fast-growing Denver hub
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:39:45 -0500
United Airlines will add three new domestic routes at its Denver hub, all of which will go head-to-head against budget rival Frontier Airlines.
Looking to catch a break? Why you need to create a financial planning calendar for the year
Fri, 4 Jan 2019 06:00:02 -0500
I want to help you find your breaks – when you experience an unordinary influx of money or the disappearance of a monthly obligation.
Tips for how to master a relationship with a workaholic
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:21:11 -0500
You may have the workaholic thing down, but does your partner? Buzz60's Tony Spitz has the details.
Charlotte Russe may go the way of Toys R Us in March if it can't find buyer
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:13:17 -0500
Charlotte Russe, the bankrupt clothing chain, says it will start shutting down operations around March 7 if a buyer doesn't emerge with a winning bid.
Chasing Amazon: The store of the future is already here as retailers up their tech game
Thu, 27 Dec 2018 15:45:55 -0500
From holograms that greet shoppers at the door, to a robot that alerts when inventory is low, technology has become retailers primary battleground
Google mistakenly forgot to tell users that Nest Secure comes with built-in microphone
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:59:27 -0500
A microphone built into its Nest security system wasn't supposed to be a secret, Google said after announcing Google Assistant support for the system.
The best 4K TVs under $1,000 are at their lowest price—for now
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:58:09 -0500
These 4K TVs are great for pretty much everyone, especially when they're on sale.
More hotels are adding air purifiers and filters
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:32:42 -0500
More hotels around the U.S. and the world are adding air purifiers and filters to guest rooms to try and lure the growing number of wellness travelers. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.
Gannett ranks among 'World's Most Innovative Companies' for work on AR, VR in Fast Company list
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:52:51 -0500
Fast Company named Gannett on its list of 'World's Most Innovative Companies' for its work on virtual and augmented reality.
Walmart's grocery delivery pays off in fight with Amazon as online sales soar
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:53:37 -0500
Shoppers increasingly buying bread, milk and other groceries online, helped boost Walmart's e-commerce sales 43 percent in the last quarter
How banks are helping you budget and track your money to avoid overspending
Thu, 27 Dec 2018 10:31:08 -0500
Mom can't always be there to tell you when to stop spending. But Huntington Bank and others are promoting new tracking tools to keep resolutions.
Is it safe to buy salon shampoo from drugstores?
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:58:32 -0500
Don't ignore those warning labels.
These are the 5 best Walmart deals you can get right now
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:29:46 -0500
Get great savings on your favorite products.
Some Americans face a costly surprise this tax season: tiny refunds or bigger bills
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:50:25 -0500
For some, this tax season so far has come with a costly surprise – a tiny tax refund or a big tax bill. The shock is hitting their finances.
Managing money is hard. Retirement shouldn't be. Get advice here.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 12:48:20 -0500
managing your money
Forget 5G and foldable. We just want it to last all day: What you want from new smartphone
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:24:34 -0500
You've heard about 5G wireless and flexible-screen smartphones. According to our poll, what you really want is longer battery life and good cameras.
Do the tax law changes help or hurt you? A new calculator can help you find out
Thu, 6 Dec 2018 10:30:00 -0500
TurboTax is releasing a new calculator that breaks down how the law affects what residents could pay in federal taxes in each state.
From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 07:42:47 -0500
Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.
Apple Watch alerts woman to heart condition, saves her life
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:18:37 -0500
A New Jersey woman is alive because her Apple Watch alerted her to an elevated heart rate. It turned out she had fluid around her heart from a viral infection.
Free coffee, doughnuts, cheeseburgers and more: How to fill 2019 with freebies and deals
Fri, 8 Feb 2019 22:46:08 -0500
Since planning is usually needed to snag a bargain, we've rounded up some of the biggest deal days of 2019.
Payless ShoeSource bankruptcy: When to use Payless gift cards and make returns by
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 10:58:34 -0500
Payless ShoeSource is liquidating its stores and has already shut down its website. However, shoes are still available on Amazon.
The best bed pillows of 2019
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:49:32 -0500
Rest your head on the best pillows on the market.
How much home you can buy for $200,000 across the US
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:13:30 -0500
Tesla CEO Elon Musk: Cars will have 'full self-driving' features by the end of the year
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:36:25 -0500
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on a podcast that his company's electric vehicles should have all the features to drive autonomously by the end of 2019.
Amazon HQ2: Cities are trying to woo tech giant after cancellation of New York plans
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:23:33 -0500
Amazon said it does 'not intend to reopen the HQ2 search at this time.' Some cities are still trying to impress.
Hospitals now required to reveal secret prices lists online for every medical procedure, service
Fri, 4 Jan 2019 07:23:39 -0500
Hospitals across the country rang in the New Year with a federal mandate to reveal their once-secret master price lists.
Pharmacists, lawyers, CEOs: A look at the highest paying jobs for women
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:15:39 -0500
While some women are employed in the highest-paid occupations, they tend to have much lower representation and are also paid less for the same work.
Suzuki Jimny moves over to the dark side with new 'Black Bison Edition' body kit
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:48 -0500
Suzuki Jimny 'Black Bison Edition'
Tesla may offer Model 3 leasing to boost demand
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:30:25 -0500
Is Tesla preparing to offer Model 3 leasing? Elizabeth Keatinge has more.
Payless ShoeSource files Chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to close all U.S. stores
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:25:10 -0500
Payless ShoeSource filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection late Monday with plans to close all of its U.S. stores.
The coolest cars from the Detroit auto show
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:36:52 -0500
From a reborn Toyota Supra to the muscle-car favorite Ford Shelby GT 500, here are the models that will turn heads at the Detroit auto show.
Burning Man tries to weed out ultra-luxury campers and influencers
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:06:16 -0500
Burning Man, a massive desert utopia for hippies, techno ravers, and everything in between, is changing things up this year – which means bad news for luxury-seeking Burners.
Viral Facebook post about Uber and sex trafficking is a 'simple mixup,' Tampa police say
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:26:34 -0500
In the Facebook post shared more than 350,000 times, Uber passenger Emmy Hurley said she worried her driver might be involved in sex trafficking.
February freebies: Your monthly guide to food specials, meal deals and more
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:46:22 -0500
From the Lunar New Year, Galentine's Day, Valentine's Day to National Magarita Day, the month of February is full of tasty made-up holidays.
First look: Samsung’s Galaxy S10 line goes big for tenth anniversary
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:31:13 -0500
Samsung’s Galaxy S line is turning 10, and with four new phones the technology giant is going all out for its S10 to celebrate.
Here are the 5 best Amazon deals right now
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:48:04 -0500
Save on everything from home to tech.
How to clean up your finances if you have more credit card debt than emergency savings
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 06:00:04 -0500
29 percent of Americans currently have a higher level of outstanding credit card debt than they do emergency savings.
The 12 best pieces from Walmart’s new affordable furniture collection
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:05:34 -0500
Walmart's affordable new MoDRN collection will amaze you, whether you've been buying furniture from places like Ikea and Target or Houzz and West Elm.
Toyota Supra is revived: See the photos
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 09:45:01 -0500
Toyota resuscitated the Toyota Supra sports car at the Detroit auto show. The car will return to dealerships as a 2020 model.
The highest paying jobs for women in the US
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:12:16 -0500
From Echo to Ring doorbell and Fire TV, are you comfortable with Amazon controlling your smart home?
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:56:47 -0500
Amazon missed smartphones, but it is making up for it with the Eero, Echo, Ring doorbell, Fire TV and much much more.
CES Editors' Choice Awards: The best and coolest tech to expect in 2019
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:04:50 -0500
Reviewed names its CES Editors' Choice Award winners
Gannett 4Q print revenue declines but digital subscriptions spike
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:26:58 -0500
Gannett reported a decline in fourth-quarter revenue and earnings on Wednesday despite increases in digital revenue and paid online subscriptions.
The Best Laptop Stands of 2019
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:58:01 -0500
Because ergonomics matter.
Taco Bell to open the world’s 1st 'slide-thru take-out window’
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:01:19 -0500
Located on a popular tubing hill, it might not be convenient but it sure is fun!
Tell us your tax refund story
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:46:37 -0500
Tax filing season is here, and the overhaul of tax laws means some potentially big changes for your budget. Did you get refund, or do you owe the IRS?
Cities where it's easiest to buy a house for less than $100K
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:52:40 -0500
24/7 Wall St. reviewed median home value data from the U.S. Census Bureau to identify where it’s easiest to buy a house for less than $100,000.