Gas prices hit historic high

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CSMONITOR) — A combination of high crude prices, refinery shutdowns, and early speculation has sent gas prices soaring to seasonal highs earlier than usual this year, with no more…

Boosting your savings – now!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="xhcmVhOTruJtexcCF2U15r5cl50e7wPt"] Cash in an envelope? A roll of $20s in a desk drawer. A stash in your local bank? Everyone needs a little savings, and this week, more…

Obama: Job of debt reduction nearly done

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — One thing you won’t hear when President Obama delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday: An ambitious new plan to rein in the debt. In more…

Watching porn is bad for your smartphone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — It is definitively a bad idea to visit pornography sites on your smartphone or tablet. Nearly one-quarter of malware on mobile devices comes from porn websites, more…

Fed: Fixing job market could take years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — Healing the job market should take "center stage" on the Federal Reserve's agenda, but that task could still take years, a high-ranking member of the central more…

Problem with 42 million credit reports?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BUSINESSINSIDER) — The Federal Trade Commission just released a report on the credit reporting industry that could spell trouble for tens of millions of consumers. When the agency more…

Horsemeat for dinner: Globalism under fire

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FORBES) The horsemeat discovered on British dinner tables last week was (1) supplied by a Swedish frozen foods marketer that had (2) outsourced meal preparation to a French more…

Pelosi: Gov't doesn't have 'spending problem'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONTIMES) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Sunday downplayed concerns about federal spending levels, arguing that Republicans’ laserlike focus on budget cuts is misplaced. “It isn’t as more…

China eclipses U.S. as biggest trading nation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — China surpassed the U.S. to become the world’s biggest trading nation last year as measured by the sum of exports and imports of goods, official figures more…

Dad pays daughter to stay off Facebook

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — Every person has their price, and for a 14-year-old Boston girl, her price to quit Facebook is $200. Paul Baier and his daughter entered into a more…