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Volvo Polestar

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:42:03 -0400


California wine country ravaged by wildfires

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:19:58 -0400


10 new cars you can buy for less than $300 a month

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:15:06 -0400

Here are the top 10 cars you can buy for $300 a month or less, according to GOBankingRates, proving you don't have to break the bank to own a new car.


Burger King sends anti-bullying message with beat-up burger

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:33:00 -0400

Bullying and cybe rbullying are a huge problem. Thirty percent of teens worldwide are victims.


At 35, a young dad strives to save $4,000 a month

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:17:59 -0400

Adam Ligman, who works in sales, says the 'extras' can wait, but savings won't.


Carl's Jr tempts Amazon with ideas like 'tender button'

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 08:50:43 -0400


How to invest without losing money

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:04:01 -0400

When it comes to returns, time is your friend.


Breast cancer charities: Where to give — and where to avoid

Tue, 3 Oct 2017 22:05:51 -0400

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But not all do-gooders do the most good. We talk to watchdogs to see which spend your donations wisely.


U.S. home construction tumbled 4.7% in September

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:02:03 -0400

It's the biggest decline in six months, reflecting weakness in both single-family activity and apartment building.


Check out the haunted castle that’s up for sale for $3.35 million

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:29:50 -0400

The Beckett’s Castle is in Maine and it can be yours for a cool for $3.35 million. Ghost included.


One of the best affordable robot vacuums is 20% off right now

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:07:35 -0400

The ECOVACS DEEBOT N79 isn't the most perfect robot vacuum, but its low price makes it a great choice, especially with this exclusive 20% off promo code.


MyONE Perfect Fit offers custom-fit condom in 60 sizes

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:09:53 -0400

When it comes to condoms should there really be a one-size-fits-all? A Boston company says no.


IBM lifts Dow above 23,000

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:47:16 -0400

Financials and tech stocks like IBM boosted the markets on the 30th anniversary of Black Monday. Fred Katayama reports. Video provided by Reuters


A Dollar-sized breakdown of how your tax dollars were spent last year

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:18:54 -0400

The federal budget is usually talked about in millions, billions or trillions. We broke it down to a more relatable scale. Video provided by Newsy


When is a Roth IRA better for you than a traditional IRA?

Mon, 6 Mar 2017 16:57:00 -0500

The debate over Roth vs. Traditional IRA comes down to 2 things: Flexibility and taxes.


Gains in streaming audience offer hope for flagging NFL ratings

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:03:30 -0400

The NFL ratings' decline comes as streaming of the league's games has seen major growth.


Gas prices: Why you'll keep paying less at the pump this year

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:43:07 -0400

Pump prices, which have fallen five straight weeks, could soon sliip to pre-hurricane levels.


Stocks gain in third quarter, adding to 401(k) balances

Mon, 2 Oct 2017 13:19:16 -0400

Stock gains in third quarter raise hopes for strong finish to 2017.


Neiman Marcus releases 2017 Christmas Book

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:42:41 -0400

Neiman Marcus's Christmas Book can make all of your champagne wishes and caviar dreams come true if you have the cash.


We're ditching cash. So how do we teach kids about money?

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:31:03 -0400

We carry a lot less cash around, which means rethinking how to teach our children about its value.


Natural gas market is set to boom

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:00:08 -0400

Lower-for-longer oil prices and the advance of renewable energy and electric vehicles have made Big Oil plan for a gradual shift toward natural gas.


Lego launches new set honoring the women of NASA

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:04:24 -0400

The pioneering women of NASA will land on a toy shelf near you. Katherine Johnson, a NASA trajectory expert, chose not to be a part of the Lego set.


Who needs Florida? Here's where people approaching retirement plan to live

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:11:30 -0400

Many older Americans plan to stay where they are when they retire, but a smaller but growing number intend to move, an Ipsos/USA TODAY survey shows


Google pop-up store opens in New York in time for holidays

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:13:17 -0400

The tech giant is showing off its new products at stores in New York and Los Angeles.


Politics and stocks: New ETFs try to profit from Republican and Democrat policy moves

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:10:52 -0400

Two new ETFs try to make money based on what policies are being put forth by America's two political parties.


Flights to Europe are now on sale for under $300 round-trip

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:37:16 -0400

Icelandair is celebrating their new Economy Light airfare category.


With Hugh Hefner gone, here's the future for the Playboy Mansion

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 09:44:45 -0400

The famed Los Angeles property was sold in 2016 for $100 million to a scion of the family that


These cities have the best chance of getting Amazon’s new headquarters

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:36:27 -0400

These ten cities have the best chance of being the home to Amazon's new headquarters. Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more.


4 wildest stunts for Amazon's second headquarters: Cities compete for 50,000 jobs

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:42:18 -0400

Several American cities are delivering prime pitches to Amazon as the retail tech giant weighs its option for a second headquarters in North America.


Medicare open enrollment has begun: What you need to know

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 06:38:36 -0400

Most beneficiaries have from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7 to decide on drug coverage and whether to switch from traditional Medicare to Medicare Advantage plan.


Bank fees decoded: Learn the lingo to save money

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:10:52 -0400

Understanding these terms can mean the difference between having an account that works for you, and one whose fees slowly drain your balance.


‘Star Wars’-style hovercraft police are now a thing in this city!

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:41:46 -0400

‘Star Wars’-style police might have been a product of George Lucas’ imagination. But now, it's actually a reality, at least in Dubai. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more.


Harley-Davidson shows off its model lineup

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:20:48 -0400


Small business: I'll drink to that. Rhonda Abrams on the best wines under $10

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:57:11 -0500

If you’re like me, you’d like to help support a fellow small business owner, choosing a pleasurable wine from a small winery at an affordable price.


Four-legged 'robodog' hoping to become as popular as a smartphone

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:52:24 -0400

A Chinese start-up is hoping its four legged 'robodog' can make quadruped robots as popular and affordable as smartphones and drones. Stuart McDill reports. Video provided by Reuters


American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault to step down

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:09:58 -0400

Kenneth Chenault, 66, is among the first African Americans to run a Fortune 500 company, and he recently completed a two-year turnaround.


Donald Trump’s fortune took a $600 million hit

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:29:05 -0400

Dropping 92 spots on Forbes’ 400 rich list.


Toyota recalls 310,000 Sienna minivans over rollaway risk

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:32:38 -0400

Japanese automaker Toyota is recalling about 310,000 U.S. minivans to prevent a risk of rollaways.


The new MacBook Pro is one of the best yet but is it worth the price?

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:35:26 -0400

With the 2017 MacBook Pro Apple introduced a new Touch Bar to their classic design. Is the new feature a hit or a miss? Check out the video to find out!


12 facts the Social Security Administration wants you to know

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:54:08 -0400

Social Security probably covers a lot more than you realize.


Halloween sales of candy and costumes expected to break a record

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:43:52 -0400

Retailers are in for a treat this Halloween, with revelers expected to spend more on costumes, candy, and décor than ever before.


Warren Buffett gave away this much of his wealth in the past 10 years

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 16:10:01 -0400

He vowed to give away most of his fortune. He wasn't kidding.


Add a smart touch to any room with our favorite affordable smart bulb

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:31:44 -0400

The TP-Link smart bulb is the best low-cost smart bulb out there, and it's sure to brighten up any room and any lifestyle.


A look at some of the most livable cities

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:58:52 -0400


5 ways that Harley-Davidson is fighting back against falling sales

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:36:01 -0400

The Milwaukee-based motorcycle maker is trying to fire up Millennials


Ford door latch recall: Automaker to repair 1.3 million F-150, Super Duty pickup trucks

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:20:35 -0400

A failure to design high-quality door latches has triggered another major recall at Ford, this time involving the most popular vehicle in the U.S.


401(k)s are broken. Here's how to fix them.

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 07:00:09 -0400

The right incentives could make people better savers.


George Soros used $18 billion to create a massive charity

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:25:12 -0400

He donated it to the Open Society Foundations.


$5 to access your own money? ATM fees jump to record high and these cities are the worst

Tue, 3 Oct 2017 12:28:44 -0400

The average fee for using an out-of-network ATM hit a record high -- and it's not just the biggest cities that are hit hard.


Ford teases fastest-ever Mustang GT coming for 2018

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:39:55 -0400

New 10-speed transmission and Michelin summer tires help 2018 Mustang GT hit 60 mph in less than 4.0 seconds.


Sears, J.C. Penney, Kmart, Macy's: These retailers are closing stores in 2017

Fri, 7 Jul 2017 15:30:13 -0400

A look at the top retailers that have announced store closings in 2017.