Smart Spending


Labor Day Gas Prices at 4-Year Low

7:29 am, August 29, 2014

Travelers who are driving out of town for the Labor Day weekend can take advantage of the recent steady decline of gas prices reaching a four-year low.


Tech Mergers Soar During Second Quarter

2:52 pm, August 28, 2014

The technology sector saw a significant increase in mergers and acquisitions, recovering from multiple speed bumps earlier in the spring.


The Problem with College Football: It's Boring and Costs Too Much

11:20 am, August 28, 2014

Student attendance has dropped more than 7% since 2009.

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Cash Is Still King for Small Purchases

11:00 am, August 28, 2014

Approximately two in three credit cardholders will opt to use cash often for purchases of less than $5.


Loyal to Your Auto Insurer? Your Reward May Be Higher Premiums

10:15 am, August 28, 2014

Nearly one-third of consumers never change their insurance carrier.

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Many Americans Survive on $2 a Day

8:54 am, August 28, 2014

12 million Americans potentially face this struggle.


Home Depot or Lowe's Should Be Where You Spend Labor Day

8:30 am, August 28, 2014

Home and garden stores are heading into their seasonal slump after a strong summer, which is great news for shoppers seeking deals.


Chase Bank Customers Targeted by Massive Phishing Attack

5:16 pm, August 27, 2014

Recent "smash and grab" phishing attacks don't fear detection.


Uber Zooms Through Legislative Road Block

2:55 pm, August 27, 2014

Uber and Lyft celebrated a victory on Tuesday when Illinois Governor Pat Quinn vetoed legislation to establish statewide standards on car sharing services


Here Are Your 10 Most Comfortable Driving Options Costing Less Than $30,000

8:30 am, August 27, 2014

Some of the most basic comforts in the auto industry didn't make it to the average car until well after the recession. These vehicles prove it.

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