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  • New!Bank of America's $17 Billion Settlement Won't Cost It $17 Billion

    Bank of America's $17 Billion Settlement Won't Cost It $17 Billion

    Filed under: Bank of America, Banking, U.S. Government, Investment Fraud, Scandals and LawsuitsGeorge Sheldon/AlamyBy JEFF HORWITZ WASHINGTON -- How much will Bank of America's (BAC) expected $17 billion mortgage settlement cost the company? The…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 3:14pm -
  • New!Fed: Job Market Making Progress, but No Rate Hike Yet

    Fed: Job Market Making Progress, but No Rate Hike Yet

    Filed under: Inflation, Unemployment Rate, Economic Recovery, Federal Reserve, Interest RatesSusan Walsh/APFederal Reserve Chair Janet YellenBy Jason LangeWASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve has been surprised by how quickly the U.S. labor market…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 2:04pm -
  • New!Whatever Happened to Celebrity-Sponsored Prepaid Debit Cards?

    Whatever Happened to Celebrity-Sponsored Prepaid Debit Cards?

    Filed under: Credit Cards, Financial Services, Celebrities, Consumer Issues, Debit CardsMatt Sayles/APCelebrities don't make the best financiers. Several years ago, a handful famous people jumped into the prepaid debit card business, only to find…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 1:49pm -
  • New!Libman: Generations Working to Achieve the American Dream

    Libman: Generations Working to Achieve the American Dream

    Filed under: Small Business, Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Entrepreneurs, This Built AmericaFor much of his childhood in the late 1940s and early '50s, Robert Libman would keep his father company as he drove the back roads of central Illinois.W…
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 1:00pm -
  • New!The Key to 401(k) Success That 1/3 of Americans Never Do

    The Key to 401(k) Success That 1/3 of Americans Never Do

    Filed under: Personal Finance, Retirement Plans, 401K, Financial EducationHorizon International Images Limited/AlamyBy Hal M. BundrickYou're doing everything the experts recommend. Deferring a chunk of your salary to your 401(k) at work, at leas…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 12:40pm -
  • New!What Company Will Coca-Cola Drink Up Next?

    What Company Will Coca-Cola Drink Up Next?

    Filed under: Company News, Coca-Cola Company, Mergers & Acquisitions, Food & BeverageDavid Paul Morris/Bloomberg/Getty ImagesCoca-Cola (KO) can't seem to quench its thirst for acquisitions and strategic partnerships. Last week, it announced that i…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • New!How Student Loans Dashed My Dreams of Buying a Home

    How Student Loans Dashed My Dreams of Buying a Home

    Filed under: Mortgages, Student Loans, Personal Finance, Debt Assistance, Financial EducationCourtesy: Jeff and Kelly Banks*The Banks' loans triggered a high debt-to-income ratio, preventing them from getting a mortgage.By Jeff Banks*, as told to…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 11:35am -
  • New!No Joke: Robin Williams Death Scams Are Flooding the Web

    No Joke: Robin Williams Death Scams Are Flooding the Web

    Filed under: Consumer Ally, Consumer Protection, Ripoffs & Scams, Internet FraudFrank Micelotta/Invision/APOn the heels of most tragedies are scams designed to take advantage of our curiosity.Why did Robin Williams really take his own life? Re…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 11:00am -
  • New!Apple Hits New High as Investors Bank on CEO Cook's Vision

    Apple Hits New High as Investors Bank on CEO Cook's Vision

    Filed under: Apple, Computer Industry, Stocks, NASDAQ, InvestingNoah Berger/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesApple CEO Tim CookBy MICHAEL LIEDTKESAN FRANCISCO -- Apple's (AAPL) stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 10:30am -
  • New!Refinancers Act on Lower Mortgage Rates, Homebuyers Don't

    Refinancers Act on Lower Mortgage Rates, Homebuyers Don't

    Filed under: Mortgages, Refinancing, Housing Market, Home Buying, Interest RatesAlex Stojanov/AlamyBy Diana Olick | @diana_olickMore trouble in Ukraine led to more applications for U.S. mortgage refinances last week; it is all about interest rat…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 9:33am -
  • New!Target Cuts Annual Profit Outlook in Wake of Data Breach

    Target Cuts Annual Profit Outlook in Wake of Data Breach

    Filed under: Company News, Earnings, Retail, Shopping, TargetChris O'Meara/APBy ANNE D'INNOCENZIONEW YORK -- Target (TGT) slashed its annual profit outlook as the discounter continues to reel from costs related to a massive data breach, a botche…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 8:10am -
  • New!Don't Buy Your College Kid a Laptop at the Campus Store

    Don't Buy Your College Kid a Laptop at the Campus Store

    Filed under: College, Deals, Computers, SavingGoodluz/ShutterstockCollege today is horrendously expensive. Beyond tuition bills that look like significant percentages of the national debt, and room-and-board costs that make you wonder if the schoo…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 7:30am -
  • New!Google May Be Weighing YouTube, Gmail Accounts for Kids

    Google May Be Weighing YouTube, Gmail Accounts for Kids

    Filed under: Technology, Google, Internet, Security, Financial Education By Supantha Mukherjee and Eric AuchardGoogle is considering allowing online accounts for children under the age of 13 and give their parents control over how the service is…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 7:06am -
  • New!Has Your Recalled Car Been Fixed? Here's How to Find Out

    Has Your Recalled Car Been Fixed? Here's How to Find Out

    Filed under: U.S. Government, Automotive Industry, Consumer Protection, Auto Recalls, SavingStephen Barnes, Transport/AlamyDETROIT -- The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalle…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 6:52am -
  • New!Macy's to Pay $650,000 in Shopper-Profiling Probe

    Macy's to Pay $650,000 in Shopper-Profiling Probe

    Filed under: Macy's, Retail, Shopping, Scandals and Lawsuits, StoresPeter Horree/AlamyBy MICHAEL VIRTANENALBANY, N.Y. -- Macy's (M) has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 6:24am -
  • New!Weathering the Financial Ups and Downs of Freelance Life

    Weathering the Financial Ups and Downs of Freelance Life

    Filed under: Family Money, Personal Finance, Entrepreneurs, Budgeting, Financial Educationollyy/ShutterstockA financial storm is almost always stressful, but paying your monthly bills during one is even more difficult if your main sources of incom…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 6:00am -
  • New!Avoid These Estate Planning Nightmares

    Avoid These Estate Planning Nightmares

    Filed under: Personal Finance, Estate Planning, Wills, Marriage, Financial EducationAuremar/ShutterstockA serious illness, family crisis or death in the family can bring out the best behavior among relatives -- or the worst. According to the 2014…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 6:00am -
  • Market Wrap: Stocks Rise as Home Construction Rebounds

    Market Wrap: Stocks Rise as Home Construction Rebounds

    Filed under: Market News, Global Economy, InvestingKristoffer Tripplaar/AlamyBy STEVE ROTHWELLNEW YORK -- A summer swoon for the stock market appears to be over for now.The Standard & Poor's 500 index (^GPSC) closed within six points of its al…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 4:51pm -
  • Verizon Tops Rivals in Latest Wireless Carrier Survey

    Verizon Tops Rivals in Latest Wireless Carrier Survey

    Filed under: SavingAlamyVerizon Wireless has been named the top provider of mobile network service in America, according to a survey by market research firm RootMetrics. Ranking No. 1 (or tied for No. 1) in 48 states for overall performance, 44 st…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 2:10pm -
  • 'As Seen on TV' Giant Telebrands Charged with Duping Consumers

    'As Seen on TV' Giant Telebrands Charged with Duping Consumers

    Filed under: Consumer Ally, Shopping, Consumer ProtectionMike Derer/APTelebrands' A.J. Khubani with an Instabulb.Following hundreds of complaints and an undercover investigation, one of the biggest names in the as seen on TV business is being sued…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 12:16pm -

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  • New!The Buy Nothing Year: How Two Roommates Saved More Than $55,000

    The Buy Nothing Year: How Two Roommates Saved More Than $55,000

    "Spending money was the theme, but it’s made me conscious that what I spend my time, energy and money on is interchangeable.... It’s a spiritual outcome, which I didn’t expect at all."
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • New!7 Tips For Having Your Own Buy Nothing Year

    7 Tips For Having Your Own Buy Nothing Year


    - 8 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • New!New Report On The Cost of Kids: Reading Between The Lines

    New Report On The Cost of Kids: Reading Between The Lines

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released its annual “Cost of Raising a Child” report. The news from it is really no news at all to us parents—kids are stinking expensive and growing even more so. However, if you read between…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 11:29am -
  • New!The Case For High Yield
    Credit ratings still matter as a pass-fail measure. Anything more requires real due diligence.
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 10:15am -
  • New!Three Retirement Options for Small Employers
    Here are five ways to avoid being gouged on your retirement account.
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 10:00am -
  • New!Creative Ways to Cut Your 401(k) Fees
    Boost your retirement by using your company's brokerage window.
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 10:00am -
  • New!Social Security Q&A: If I Work till 70, Should I Collect Survivor's Benefits at 60 or 66?
    Social Security may be your largest or one of your largest assets. How you manage it, by deciding which benefits to collect and when, can make an absolutely huge difference to your lifetime benefits. And those with the highest past covered earnings h…
    - 15 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 5:05am -
  • 6 Money Matters Divorcing Spouses Often Overlook
    Don't miss these or you could face unpleasant financial surprises.
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 7:18pm -
  • The One Thing Parents Can Do To Teach Kids About Money

    The One Thing Parents Can Do To Teach Kids About Money

    What if there was something you could do to help your kids feel more confident about money, see themselves as savers, and save for their own college educations? According to T. Rowe Price's latest Parents, Kids & Money survey, there is. Read on for i…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 7:08pm -
  • Who Can You Trust On The Internet?
    7 ways to detect phony touts when shopping or making reservations.
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 6:36pm -
  • How To Road Trip USA

    How To Road Trip USA

    Advice from two experienced road trippers, a musician and millennial travel blogger, on spending months on the road.
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 6:27pm -
  • Divorcing Women: Here's How to Protect Your Inheritances And Gifts
    Divorcing Women: Here’s How to Protect Your Inheritances And Gifts Karen and her grandfather were always close. When he passed away two years ago, Karen inherited a significant amount of money. She and her husband Gary are now divorcing, and th…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 4:38pm -
  • Growth Stocks Are Back In Favor

    Growth Stocks Are Back In Favor

    Bob Turner: At Turner, we're encouraged by what we see in the market in general. Growth stock investing has come back into favor for good reason. We believe the economy is well-positioned to accelerate. Earnings continue to be extraordinarily robust…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 4:07pm -
  • SIPC's Brokerage Insurance Scam of Allen Stanford's Victims -- Another Reason to Close Your Brokerage Account Now!
    Imagine you invest with a broker whose front doors, office plaques, coffee mugs, pencils, brochures, stationery, folders, office signage, and emails all proclaim that your investments are insured by SIPC – Wall Street’s so-called “Securities In…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 3:45pm -
  • 5 Teens, 5 Plans: How I'm Going to Pay For College

    5 Teens, 5 Plans: How I'm Going to Pay For College

    From scholarships to work-study programs, we canvassed teens across the U.S. to tell us how they'll fund their university years.
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 2:56pm -
  • Do I Really Need a Will?
    How basic does your situation have to be in order to not need a will? If you truly have no heirs and no worldly possessions, then you get a pass – but otherwise, you should probably have one.
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 2:24pm -
  • Money Lessons From Derek Jeter

    Money Lessons From Derek Jeter

    Derek Jeter, 40, will retire after 20 years of professional baseball, taking with him five World Series rings, 14 All-Star appearances, five Gold Gloves, five Silver Sluggers, two Hank Aaron awards and the Yankees all time hit title. All lame Ford co…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 1:33pm -
  • Mohu Helping Fed Up Comcast, Dish Customers Cut The Cord

    Mohu Helping Fed Up Comcast, Dish Customers Cut The Cord

    Fed up with Comcast? You can cut the cord with investments in an antenna and a streaming box that will pay themselves back in lower monthly fees in under two months. This is an idea that has caught on with enough consumers that it should worry inve…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 1:21pm -
  • 10 Steps To Boost Your 401(k) Balance

    10 Steps To Boost Your 401(k) Balance

    The maximum amount an individual can save in a 401(k) for 2014 is $17,500 a year, or $23,000 if you're 50 or older. If that's attainable, go for it. If it sounds like a long shot, consider these smaller moves that can help get you to a bigger 401(k)…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 12:24pm -
  • Employees Are Falling For Roth 401(k)s

    Employees Are Falling For Roth 401(k)s

    More employees are signing up for Roth accounts in their 401(k)s. Should you?
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 12:24pm -

Consumer Reports

  • New!Top-rated matching washers and dryers
    Top-rated matching washers and dryers Matching washer and dryer pairs are a popular choice but some don't make a great couple. Their coordinating style and color make a statement, but you'll ques…
    - 33 mins ago, 20 Aug 14, 8:59pm -
  • New!Samsung and Barnes & Noble team up to create a new Nook tablet
    Samsung and Barnes & Noble team up to create a new Nook tablet We haven’t seen a new Barnes & Noble Nook tablet in a couple of years—but today, at an event in New York City’s Union Square B…
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 5:59pm -
  • New!Best detergents for smelly sports and camp gear
    Best detergents for smelly sports and camp gear All across America, kids are coming home from summer camp with duffel bags full of seriously soiled clothing, some of which haven't have seen the i…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 4:59pm -
  • New!Retiring abroad: Consider taxes, health insurance, banking, and other factors
    Retiring abroad: Consider taxes, health insurance, banking, and other factors Eight years ago, Donna and Tom Dawson of St. Albert, Alberta, retired from their jobs in Canada and put down roots on…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 3:59pm -
  • New!Get the best cell phone plan for your family—and save up to $1,000 a year
    Get the best cell phone plan for your family—and save up to $1,000 a year Updated 8/19/14: Sprint is quietly abandoning the “Framily” plans it introduced just last January in favor of a com…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 2:59pm -
  • New!Take control of your target date fund
    Take control of your target date fund You may have thought that after you put your money into a target-date fund, it would stay there until you retire. But taking such an approach could be a bad…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 11:59am -
  • New!4 ways to fake the look of custom cabinets
    4 ways to fake the look of custom cabinets If you’re buying budget-friendly stock or semi-custom cabinets, you don’t have to settle for the ordinary. Decorative elements can give even basic s…
    - 23 hours ago, 19 Aug 14, 9:44pm -
  • New!Erasing data isn't enough to prevent identity theft when recycling gadgets
    Erasing data isn't enough to prevent identity theft when recycling gadgets If you’re selling, recycling, or otherwise getting rid of an old smart phone or tablet and think simply deleting your…
    - 23 hours ago, 19 Aug 14, 9:29pm -
  • New!Does a $7,600 bed guarantee a good night's sleep?
    Does a $7,600 bed guarantee a good night's sleep? Take one look at Consumer Reports' mattress Ratings, and you’ll see a few innerspring, foam, and adjustable-air mattresses that make our list o…
    - 23 hours ago, 19 Aug 14, 9:14pm -
  • New!A remote control for your credit card
    A remote control for your credit card If your smart phone is loaded with apps that sounded nifty when you loaded them but that you seldom actually use, here's a new one that might make you a repe…
    - 23 hours ago, 19 Aug 14, 8:59pm -
  • New!How much does it cost to self-publish?
    How much does it cost to self-publish? Are you looking to self-publish a memoir, a novel, a self-help book, or a travel guide just for the fun of it? Or, like Ingez Rameau of Santa Monica, Cali…
    - 24 hours ago, 19 Aug 14, 8:29pm -
  • New!Cars that talk could save thousands of lives
    Cars that talk could save thousands of lives If cars could talk, the stories they’d tell … and the lives they could save. Cars that communicated to one another—say, when they’re approac…
    - 24 hours ago, 19 Aug 14, 8:29pm -
  • What do the Honda Fit and Porsche Macan have in common?
    What do the Honda Fit and Porsche Macan have in common? The Honda Fit might just be one of the most practical small cars you can buy. And the Porsche Macan is definitely one of the most expensive…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 3:59pm -
  • Pint-sized Porsche Macan SUV proves agile, quick, and lustworthy
    Pint-sized Porsche Macan SUV proves agile, quick, and lustworthy If the name Cayenne wasn’t already taken by Porsche’s midsized luxo-SUV, it would suit the Macan very well, because this new c…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 12:59pm -
  • Roku takes over Hisense and TCL TV home screens
    Roku takes over Hisense and TCL TV home screens We've seen Roku-ready TVs before, but upcoming models from Hisense and TCL take it to another level—they use the Roku operating system as the TVs…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 9:59am -
  • Telltale signs that you're overwatering your lawn
    Telltale signs that you're overwatering your lawn If you’re watering your lawn every day, you’re doing it wrong. Healthy lawns don’t need that much water and in fact can be damaged by overw…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 8:59pm -
  • Why you're waking up in the middle of the night
    Why you're waking up in the middle of the night Q: I fall asleep easily but wake up two to three times during the night and feel exhausted in the morning. What should I do? A. The solution dep…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 6:59pm -
  • Tesla extends warranty to cover Model S problems
    Tesla extends warranty to cover Model S problems In light of reliability problems beginning to appear in its otherwise-impressive Tesla Model S electric cars, the California-based automaker has e…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 6:29pm -
  • A solution for Hyundai’s freezing screens
    A solution for Hyundai’s freezing screens An old tall tale goes that it got so cold last winter, our words froze in midair, and we had to heat them in a skillet to hear what we were talking ab…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 3:59pm -
  • What to get at Sears and what to forget
    What to get at Sears and what to forget Even if it’s not the retail juggernaut you remember as a kid, Sears is still a great place to find a range of products at all price levels. A lot of the…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 2:59pm -
  • 'Natural' on food labels is misleading
    'Natural' on food labels is misleading What is natural, and what does it mean on a food label? Right now it’s essentially meaningless. But it ends up misleading a great many consumers, accordin…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Aug 14, 2:59pm -
  • Your next car may not have a spare tire
    Your next car may not have a spare tire Most car buyers aren’t in the habit of checking for a spare while they’re kicking tires. But if you’re in the market for a new car, it might be worth…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Aug 14, 12:59pm -
  • Battle over BuckyBalls finally reaches a conclusion
    Battle over BuckyBalls finally reaches a conclusion Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, has long warned about the dangers of tiny, powerful magnets used in desk toys…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 9:24pm -
  • Health gadgets that really work
    Health gadgets that really work The modern health-monitoring device craze started with pedometers that simply tracked the number of steps you took in a day. Now there are hundreds of gadgets that…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 6:59pm -
  • The pros to know when remodeling your kitchen
    The pros to know when remodeling your kitchen In the never-ending battle to keep remodeling costs under control, it’s tempting to skip enlisting outside help. If you know what you want and are…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 6:59pm -
  • Is EZ Pass contacting you? It may be a scam
    Is EZ Pass contacting you? It may be a scam I recently received an e-mail that appeared to come from EZ Pass New York, warning that I had outstanding unpaid tolls and that repeated failed efforts…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 2:59pm -
  • Reduce your food waste and your grocery bill
    Reduce your food waste and your grocery bill An astonishing 36 million tons of discarded food ends up in landfills each year. Not only does that waste the money spent to buy the food and the ener…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 11:59am -
  • Computer problem? Why tech support often isn't the best place to start.
    Computer problem? Why tech support often isn't the best place to start. When it comes to computer tech support, Apple and its stores get top marks from our readers. Still, Apple isn’t perfect a…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 9:59am -
  • Chikungunya virus may come to a town near you
    Chikungunya virus may come to a town near you This summer you took your chances if you visited the Caribbean. If you were bitten by a mosquito carrying a disease called chikungunya, you could be…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 11:29pm -
  • Cordless Hoover upright doesn't cut it for carpets
    Cordless Hoover upright doesn't cut it for carpets Shop for a hand or stick vacuum, and you’re more likely to find a battery-powered model than a corded one, and cordless stick vacs even seem t…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 8:29pm -
  • Plugged in to our new quick-and-quirky BMW i3 electric car
    Plugged in to our new quick-and-quirky BMW i3 electric car After a nine-month wait, we’ve just taken delivery of the futuristic-looking BMW i3, a tall, rear-drive, electric-powered hatchback. T…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 7:59pm -
  • Selling It
    Selling It In this month's installment of Selling It: Seeing double | A flavor of mystery | Pets not included | A nothing giveaway | Prices that are for the birds | See more Selling It items…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 7:49pm -
  • Milk substitutes: Should you sip or skip?
    Milk substitutes: Should you sip or skip? The dairy aisle might seem more crowded lately. Soy milk has been around for years, but “milk” made from nuts, seeds, grains, and coconut are gaini…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 5:29pm -
  • Pricey printer ink has consumers seeing red
    Pricey printer ink has consumers seeing red Although manufacturers continue to pack a variety of features into their inkjet printers, from the ability to print documents and photos faster and wit…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 5:14pm -
  • 2 bargain sound bars that'll pump up a TV's sound
    2 bargain sound bars that'll pump up a TV's sound Do you love your TV’s picture, but find its sound quality about as engaging as the acting in "Sharknado 2"? One of the quickest fixes for a TV…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 4:59pm -
  • Best new car deals
    Best new car deals A great price isn't necessarily a good deal if the vehicle doesn't measure up, so we help you choose a good car at a good price with monthly list of best new car deals. The fea…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 3:59pm -
  • LG G3 smart phone smokes Amazon Fire in Consumer Reports' tests
    LG G3 smart phone smokes Amazon Fire in Consumer Reports' tests We’ve just completed our tests of Amazon’s first smart phone, the Fire, and LG’s latest flagship model, the G3. Both phones a…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 3:59pm -
  • A bitcoin warning you should know about
    A bitcoin warning you should know about If Google Trends is any indication, many of us have already consigned bitcoin and other virtual curencies to the trash heap of investment history, along wi…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 3:59pm -
  • Color-changing LIFX LED lightbulb is ready to party
    Color-changing LIFX LED lightbulb is ready to party Few lightbulbs come with as good a story as LIFX. Phil Bosua invented these LEDs. His previous gigs include electrician, drummer, and app desig…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 3:29pm -
  • Don't fall for fall home improvement scams
    Don't fall for fall home improvement scams With autumn on its way, you’re probably thinking about preparing your home for cooler weather. While you do that, scammers are thinking about how take…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 2:59pm -

dealnews - Most Popular Deals

  • New!iHome Executive Space-Saver Station for $20 + pickup at OfficeMax

    iHome Executive Space-Saver Station for $20 + pickup at OfficeMax

    OfficeMax offers the iHome Executive Space-Saver Station in Black, model no. IDM5B, for $19.99. Choose in-store pickup to avoid the $9.95 shipping fee. That's $55 below our mention from a year ago and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a curren…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 5:32pm -
  • New!Upcoming at Cathay Pacific: Business Class / Premium Class Ticket for $100

    Upcoming at Cathay Pacific: Business Class / Premium Class Ticket for $100

    On August 26 at 8 am ET, Cathay Pacific will offer select Business Class and Premium Economy Class tickets for $100 each to celebrate the airline's fourth consecutive win of Skytrax's Airline of the Year award. These tickets typically start at over $…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 3:34pm -
  • New!Esky Universal License Plate Car Backup Camera for $13 + free shipping

    Esky Universal License Plate Car Backup Camera for $13 + free shipping

    NeweggFlash offers the Esky NTSC Universal License Plate Car Backup Camera for $12.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $7, outside of the price below. This waterproof camera features seven infrared night vision LED l…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 2:53pm -
  • New!H&M End of Summer Sale: Up to 80% off

    H&M End of Summer Sale: Up to 80% off

    H&M takes up to 80% off a selection of men's, women's, and kids' apparel, shoes and accessories during it's End of Summer Savings Event. (Discounts are noted on product page.) Deals start at $5, while shipping adds $5.95. Choose from dresses, tube to…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 12:21pm -
  • New!Not Sure What to Watch on Netflix? Here Are Our Favorite Movies & TV Shows

    Not Sure What to Watch on Netflix? Here Are Our Favorite Movies & TV Shows

    Summer is almost over, but if you're anything like us, you might still be suffering from the boredom that comes when your favorite shows are on hiatus. That's when your trusty Netflix subscription can come in handy. We polled the DealNews staff for t…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 11:01am -
  • New!4 Falken ZIEX All-Season High Performance Tires for $190 after rebate + $72 s&h

    4 Falken ZIEX All-Season High Performance Tires for $190 after rebate + $72 s&h

    SimpleTire offers 4 Falken ZIEX ZE950 205/40R17 All-Season High Performance Tires for $239.96. A $50 mail-in rebate cuts the price to $189.96. With around $72 for shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $142. Features include a silic…
    - 19 hours ago, 20 Aug 14, 1:49am -
  • HammerMill 8.5x11" Copy Paper Ream for $0 after rebate at Staples stores

    HammerMill 8.5x11" Copy Paper Ream for $0 after rebate at Staples stores

    In-store only, Staples retail locations offer the HammerMill 8.5x11" Copy Plus Copy Paper 500-Sheet Ream for $0 via this printable coupon and "Easy" rebate. (The product link is for reference only.) That's $8 off and the best deal we've seen for this…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 6:28pm -
  • ASICS Shoes & Apparel at 6pm: Up to 71% off, deals from $8 + free shipping

    ASICS Shoes & Apparel at 6pm: Up to 71% off, deals from $8 + free shipping

    6pm cuts up to 71% off a selection of ASICS men's, women's, and kids' shoes and apparel, with prices starting from $7.99. Plus, all orders receive free shipping. A couple of best bets: ASICS Women's Andrea Pants in Black/Wow Lime for $24.99 ($27…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 1:34pm -
  • Walmart Furniture Clearance: Over 83,000 items discounted

    Walmart Furniture Clearance: Over 83,000 items discounted

    Walmart discounts more than 83,000 items as part of its Furniture Clearance Sale. Shipping adds $4.97, or spend $50 or more to qualify for free shipping. (Site-to-Store pickup is also available. Some larger items may have freight surcharges.) Some be…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 1:10pm -
  • Valvoline Wiper Blades at Sears: 70% off + pickup

    Valvoline Wiper Blades at Sears: 70% off + pickup

    Sears cuts 70% off a selection of Valvoline wiper blades, with prices starting at $2.39. That beats our June mention of 60% off and is the biggest discount we've seen on these wiper blades this year. Choose in-store pickup to dodge the $5.99 shipping…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 10:38am -
  • 6pm: All Under $10 Clearance Sale, deals from $5 + free shipping

    6pm: All Under $10 Clearance Sale, deals from $5 + free shipping

    6pm cuts up to 86% off a selection of men's, women's, and kids' clothing, shoes, and accessories, with all items priced at $10 or less. (Prices start at $4.99.) Plus, all orders qualify for free shipping. Brands include BCBGeneration, Ecko Unltd, Van…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 10:15am -
  • Jos. A. Bank Clearance Dress Shirts from $7 + $6 s&h

    Jos. A. Bank Clearance Dress Shirts from $7 + $6 s&h

    Jos. A. Bank discounts a selection of Jos. A. Bank Dress Shirts, with prices from $7.49. Shipping adds $5.95, or spend $75 or more to bag free shipping. Some best bets: Jos. A. Bank Men's Traveler Tailored Fit Dress Shirt for $17.77 (pictured, $7…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 7:08am -
  • Microsoft now offers its Office Online w/ 15GB storage for free

    Microsoft now offers its Office Online w/ 15GB storage for free

    Microsoft now offers its Microsoft Office Online for free. Although it won't allow installation of any Office programs, it does have full access to online-only versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote, plus 15GB of online storage.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 11:17pm -
  • Oakley Sunglasses & Lenses: Up to 70% off, deals from $12 + $4 s&h

    Oakley Sunglasses & Lenses: Up to 70% off, deals from $12 + $4 s&h

    Oakley Vault cuts up to 70% off a selection of sunglasses and replacement lenses, with prices starting from $11.99. Shipping starts at $3.91 or get free shipping on orders of $50 or more. A couple of best bets, each with free shipping: Oakley Pi…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 5:24pm -
  • Microsoft Training Delivered by Experts for free

    Microsoft Training Delivered by Experts for free

    Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) offers a selection of Microsoft Training Delivered by Experts Courses for free. That's the first such offer we've seen from MVA, which offers hundreds of courses in 11 different languages on topics such as small busine…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 4:05pm -
  • Nike Clearance Sale: Up to 66% off + extra 20% off

    Nike Clearance Sale: Up to 66% off + extra 20% off

    Nike cuts up to 66% off a selection of men's, women's, boys', and girls' clearance apparel, shoes, and gear. Plus, get an extra 20% off via coupon code "BIGTIME" dropping prices to as low as $3.98. That beats yesterday's mention (which lacked the ext…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 3:05pm -
  • LG 50" 1080p 120Hz LED LCD HDTV w/ $300 Dell credit for $580 + free shipping

    LG 50" 1080p 120Hz LED LCD HDTV w/ $300 Dell credit for $580 + free shipping

    Dell Home offers the LG 50" 1080p 120Hz LED-Backlit LCD HD Television, model no. 50LB5900, together with a $300 Dell eGift Card for $579.99 with free shipping. Assuming you use the gift card, that's $249 under our mention from two weeks ago and the l…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 1:25pm -
  • REI Summer Clearance: Up to 85% off + free shipping w/ $50

    REI Summer Clearance: Up to 85% off + free shipping w/ $50

    REI cuts up to 85% off a selection of clearance apparel, shoes, accessories, and gear during its Summer Clearance Sale, with prices starting at 73 cents. Shipping adds $5.95, or spend $50 or more to qualify for free shipping. (In-store pickup is also…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 11:27am -
  • Nordstrom Men's Final Clearance: Up to 50% off, from $3 + free shipping

    Nordstrom Men's Final Clearance: Up to 50% off, from $3 + free shipping

    Nordstrom cuts up to 50% off men's final clearance apparel, shoes, and accessories, with prices starting from $2.99. (Prices are as marked.) Plus, all items qualify for free shipping. Choose from brands such as Burberry, Cole Haan, Tommy Bahama, and…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 4:18pm -
  • Apple iPad mini 16GB WiFi Tablet for $199 + pickup at Target (updated)

    Apple iPad mini 16GB WiFi Tablet for $199 + pickup at Target (updated)

    Target offers the Apple iPad mini 16GB WiFi Tablet in White, model no. MD531LL/A, or Space Gray, model no. MF432LL/A, for $199 with free shipping. That's tied with our pickup mention from June as the lowest we've ever seen for any Apple iPad mini 16G…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 3:15pm -

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  • UK house price rises show signs of easing
    Increase in UK house prices slips to 10.2% in the year to June, down from the previous month, but excluding London and the southeast prices rose 6.3%
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 12:22pm -
  • Osborne goes after offshore evaders
    George Osborne is hoping to raise billions in tax from individuals hiding money in offshore accounts, as part of his effort to close the UK’s deficit
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 11:02pm -
  • Nationwide reports mortgage lending fall
    Mutual lender strengthens capital position and lifts leverage ratio to 3.7% as it benefits from influx of fresh money from account switching service
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 10:57am -
  • Banks simplify overdraft terms
    Flat daily fees for overdrafts becoming common, ahead of FCA probe into sector
    - 5 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 11:04pm -
  • Warning over pension products
    But executives still expect rush of innovation – and higher sales
    - 5 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 5:08pm -

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  • Boys Learn More About Money Than Girls

    Boys Learn More About Money Than Girls

    Research has repeatedly shown that women manage a good deal of the money in the United States. It would make sense, then, that girls are raised to be at least as excited, confident, and well-informed about money as boys. But according to T. Rowe Pric…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Aug 14, 4:03pm -
  • Now Is A Good Time For Investors To Look At The Rate Sensitivity In Their Portfolios

    Now Is A Good Time For Investors To Look At The Rate Sensitivity In Their Portfolios

    FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors.  Now Is A Good Time For Investors To Look At The Rate Sensitivity In Their Portfolios (AllianceBernstein Blog) "Though they’…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 11:54pm -
  • Why College Textbooks Cost So Much

    Why College Textbooks Cost So Much

    It's Economics 101 STUDENTS can learn a lot about economics when they buy Greg Mankiw's "Principles of Economics"--even if they don't read it. Like many popular textbooks, it is horribly expensive: $292.17 on Amazon. Indeed, the nominal price of text…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 4:05pm -
  • 13 Surprising Ways Your Name Affects Your Success

    13 Surprising Ways Your Name Affects Your Success

    What's in a name? Potentially your future. A host of research shows just how much your name can affect your lifetime success, from your hireability to your spending habits. We took a look at the research and have highlighted some of the surprising fi…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 3:01pm -
  • A Rare 'Payday Lending' Case Sheds Light On A Mysterious Multibillion-Dollar Industry

    A Rare 'Payday Lending' Case Sheds Light On A Mysterious Multibillion-Dollar Industry

    New York State prosecutors have indicted three executives for allegedly far exceeding the state's limits on interest rates on short-term loans, through so-called payday loans that are often poorly regulated, reports The New York Times. The rare case…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 2:29pm -
  • The 25 Best Cities For Working Parents

    The 25 Best Cities For Working Parents

    Juggling a career and a family isn't easy. Yet, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, a majority of parents in the U.S. today are attempting to do it. Approximately 88% of U.S. families with children have one parent in the workforce, and 58% have two…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 2:00pm -
  • 22 Lists Everyone Should Make

    22 Lists Everyone Should Make

    It's no secret that people love lists. They're organized, require minimal effort to read, and can make complicated information easy to digest.  Lists appeal to our innate tendency to categorize information, as well as help us feel less stressed, acc…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Aug 14, 1:01pm -
  • 16 Traits Of The World's Most Successful People

    16 Traits Of The World's Most Successful People

    When the young journalist Napoleon Hill interviewed the industrialist Andrew Carnegie in 1908, Carnegie liked Hill so much that he decided he would share all of the strategies that turned him from a penniless immigrant into the richest man in the wor…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Aug 14, 5:01pm -
  • The 20 Highest-Paying Jobs That Don’t Require A College Degree

    The 20 Highest-Paying Jobs That Don’t Require A College Degree

    It turns out you don't need a college degree to pull in a pretty penny. Yes, workers with only a high school diploma do face an unemployment rate nearly twice that of college educated workers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Aug 14, 4:00pm -
  • How To Fold A Fitted Sheet

    How To Fold A Fitted Sheet

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    - 4 days ago, 16 Aug 14, 3:25pm -
  • Poor People And Rich People Have A Vastly Different Outlook On Fate

    Poor People And Rich People Have A Vastly Different Outlook On Fate

    Do you believe in fate? No, this isn't an online dating questionnaire, but your answer might be able to tell you something about your approach to money. Overwhelmingly, rich people view this kind of inevitability in the same way: They don't buy it. T…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Aug 14, 2:35pm -
  • 14 Brilliant Insights From Legendary Investor Jim Rogers

    14 Brilliant Insights From Legendary Investor Jim Rogers

    Jim Rogers first made his name when he cofounded the Quantum Fund with George Soros.  In 2007, he packed up and moved to Singapore where he is essentially shorting the West. Behind Rogers' quick wit and endless charm are brilliant investing insights…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 14, 12:51am -
  • Here's The Most Common Mistake People Make In Protecting Their Identity

    Here's The Most Common Mistake People Make In Protecting Their Identity

    The most common misstep most of us make when trying to protect our financial and personal information online isn't inadequate passwords. It's not filling out suspicious forms, or even opening sketchy emails. It's that we hardly try to protect oursel…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 4:05pm -
  • 30 Years Ago Warren Buffett Gave Away The Secret To Good Investing And Correctly Predicted No One Would Listen (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, BRKA, BRKB)

    30 Years Ago Warren Buffett Gave Away The Secret To Good Investing And Correctly Predicted No One Would Listen (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, BRKA, BRKB)

    In May 1984, Warren Buffett laid out everything you need to know about his investing philosophy. In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville." B…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 4:05pm -
  • Here's How To Give Back AND Make Money

    Here's How To Give Back AND Make Money

    Meet the newest investing buzzword on the block. "Gender lens investing is investing for gender equality while seeking a positive financial return," says Jackie VanderBrug, senior vice president and investment strategist at U.S. Trust. In the Stanfor…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 9:30pm -
  • The Return Of Volatility Suggests Investors May Want To Start Getting Defensive

    The Return Of Volatility Suggests Investors May Want To Start Getting Defensive

    FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors.  The Recent Market Volatility Is A Reminder To Look At Defensive Funds (Morningstar) In the last few years, risky choices have…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 9:19pm -
  • Here's How Rich You'd Be If You Had Invested $1,000 With Warren Buffett Way Back When

    Here's How Rich You'd Be If You Had Invested $1,000 With Warren Buffett Way Back When

    On Thursday, shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway hit $200,000 for the first time. This number has doubled since October 2006. Back when Buffett became a majority shareholder in 1964, the stock was only $19. Imagine if you had invested in Bu…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 5:09pm -
  • The Recent Junk-Bond Sell-Off Is A Good Reminder Of The Potential Volatility Of The Asset Class

    The Recent Junk-Bond Sell-Off Is A Good Reminder Of The Potential Volatility Of The Asset Class

    FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors.  The Recent Junk-Bond Sell-Off Is A Good Reminder Of The Potential Volatility Of The Asset Class (BlackRock) Recently there has…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 10:39pm -
  • Why You Shouldn't Bother Signing Up For PayPal Credit

    Why You Shouldn't Bother Signing Up For PayPal Credit

    "PayPal Credit," the new name of PayPal's "Bill Me Later," is exactly what it sounds like: It's a credit line that you can access through PayPal. When you apply for PayPal Credit, you provide your date of birth and the last four digits of your Socia…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 9:02pm -
  • Happy Retirees Have This One Thing In Common

    Happy Retirees Have This One Thing In Common

    Happiness isn't always as straightforward as we'd like it to be. And in the case of retirees, it may come down to one particular choice they make with their money. Wes Moss, the chief investment strategist at Capital Investment Advisors and host of "…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 8:11pm -
  • Here's The Cheapest Time To Stay In 25 Major Cities

    Here's The Cheapest Time To Stay In 25 Major Cities

    Hotel prices can fluctuate tremendously: Do you wait until the last minute to snatch up a discounted room or do you book months in advance to get the biggest discount? Agoda, a travel booking site, created an infographic that shows the best times to…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 7:53pm -
  • The San Francisco 49ers Have Started Using A Robo-Advisor To Manage Their Money

    The San Francisco 49ers Have Started Using A Robo-Advisor To Manage Their Money

    Online investing company Wealthfront has just announced a new client: The San Francisco 49ers. Writes president and CEO Adam Nash on the Wealthfront blog: The San Francisco 49ers will cover the advisory fees on the first $100,000 each individual inve…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 10:11pm -