Stocks close flat as Dow fails to reach 20,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. equities closed mostly flat on Friday ahead of the Christmas holiday, as the Dow Jones industrial average failed again to reach the psychologically important level of more…

Proof free trade doesn't lower prices for American consumers

by Roger Simmermaker -- [caption id="attachment_318863" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Karl Marx[/caption] Do you think free trade with and reduced import tariffs on other countries like Mexico and China reduces prices for American consumers? more…

Customer blesses pregnant waitress with $900 tip

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_3979501" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Pita Jungle waitress Sarah Clark, left (Photo: screenshot)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3979521" align="alignleft" width="159"] Pita Jungle waitress Sarah Clark (Photo: screenshot)[/caption] A waitress in Arizona – more…

The straight scoop on layaway plans

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, How do you feel about using layaway programs? Jay Dear Jay, I'm not a huge fan of layaway plans, because they're not really the solution to more…

GOP considers holding off on repealing ObamaCare taxes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TheHill) Congressional Republicans are considering holding off on repealing some of ObamaCare's taxes, according to lobbyists familiar with the discussions. GOP lawmakers on the House Ways and Means more…

You might soon use your face to pay bills

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Guiding Tech) NEC Corporation, a Japan-based multinational, is trialling a technology which will enable you to pay bills at retailers, restaurant and everywhere else your card usually works more…

Dow fails again to hit 20,000 as stocks fall

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. equities fell on Thursday, with consumer discretionary lagging, as investors digested a series of economic data, while the Dow Jones industrial average failed to reach a more…

McDonald's sued for lack of value in 'Value Meals'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A suburban Chicago man is suing McDonald’s restaurants in two Illinois counties, arguing cheeseburger “Extra Value Meals” are actually more expensive than when the items are more…