Amazon's Kindle Fire is a Catch-22 for retailers: The $199 tablet computer could both help Christmas traffic and hurt future sales.
Citibank made sure to draw attention last week to its lack of fees for using debit cards, but at the same time the bank was letting its customers know they'll soon have to meet stricter requirements to avoid monthly checking account charges.
HR consultants say taking time to talk with your staff and listen to their concerns will go a long way toward helping you keep them. It might also help you make their jobs easier -- and make them more productive.
By age 6, children should have vaccinations against 14 diseases, in at least two dozen separate doses, the U.S. government advises. More than 1 in 10 parents reject that, refusing some shots or delaying others mainly because of safety concerns, a national survey found.
Mortgage rates are tantalizingly low. But for some homeowners, the opportunity to refinance could be scuttled by an appraisal.
Discover Financial Services is facing an enforcement action by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. over the way it sold its payment protection, identity theft protection and other products.
Consumers spent slightly more last month but earned less for the first time in nearly two years. The new data on spending and incomes suggest Americans tapped their savings to cope with steep gas prices and a weaker economy.
The stock market has seesawed for a month and a half as a reflection of investor uncertainty about prospects for another recession, and at Columbia Management, strategists say there's at least a 50-50 chance of a recession over the next year.
Reebok will pay $25 million in customer refunds to settle charges by the FTC that it falsely advertised that its "toning" shoes could measurably strengthen the muscles in the legs, thighs and buttocks.
Flying over the holidays is going to cost more this year. And the longer you wait to book, the pricier it's likely to get.