How to Get the Best Deals From the Retailers’ Price-Matching Wars — Dollars and Sense
Retailers are competing hard to get inside your wallet this holiday season, and as a result, there are big savings to be found in checkout lines all across the country. We know a few ways you can take advantage of this.
For Better Holiday Deals, Check Retailer’s Websites First — Dollars and Sense
A good tip for bargain hunters: check retailer’s websites before you actually venture out to one of their brick-and-mortar locations.
What Are the Best Small Companies in America?
SolarWinds As the economy does its best to get back on its feet, there are still some companies all across the United States ranging from aerospace to steel that have been kicking some major tail and taking names. Those companies made Forbes’ annual “America’s Best Small Companies” list.
Catholic Bishops Call Halloween Harmful and ‘Diabolical'; Kids Disagree
Chris Ison/WPA Pool/Getty Images Halloween is harmful to civil society because it encourages “diabolical” behavior, according to a group of Catholic bishops in Poland. Millions of kids who are once again flush with chocolate as of last night strongly disagree, we suspect.
UPS Plans to Hire 55,000 Extra Workers This Holiday Season — Dollars and Sense
Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images In order to handle a predicted 9.8 percent increase in shipments this year, United Parcel Service announced that it will hire an additional 55,000 workers in the United States this holiday season.
As Hurricane Sandy Moves In, Emergency Supplies Run Out
Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In the Northeast, people are swarming to beg, borrow, steal and even purchase last-minute emergency supplies to prepare for the worst of Hurricane Sandy. However, many stores are running out of those items, leaving people to return home empty-handed.
Tips on How to Avoid Going Broke This Holiday Season — Dollars and Sense
Russ23, Flickr The season of giving could lead to a year of financial distress, as a recent survey indicates that holiday generosity is making more Americans bro-ho-ho-ho-ke by the beginning of the new year.
Higher Taxes and Higher Prices Are Coming in 2013 — Dollars and Sense
401(K) 2012, Flickr Regardless of the American economy’s checkered enthusiasm, it appears as if consumers are currently aboard the fast track to higher taxes and rising prices on things like health care and grocery items scheduled to come around at the turn of the new year.
Could Gas Prices Fall Below $3 This Holiday Season? — Dollars and Sense
iStockphoto The chances of gas prices falling below the $3 mark anytime in the near future might seem unlikely, but analysts say that it could come close. Fuel costs, already dropping, are expected to continue to do so for the rest of the year.
Man Divorces Then Sues Wife for Being Ugly — And Wins!
John Li, Getty Images Beauty may only be skin deep, but apparently ugly runs much deeper. Don’t believe that philosophy? Just ask Jian Feng, a man from northern China who recently divorced and sued his wife for being ugly, leading to a victory in court to the tune of $120,000 in damages.
Breast Cancer Also Affects Men
iStockphoto It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and while all the pink we see on the players during NFL games in October mainly focuses our attention on how the disease affects women and what they can do about it, we should also keep in mind (or learn) that men, too, can contract breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, one in 1,000 men will fall victim to the disease, which claims
Your Taxes Will Almost Certainly Go Up in January, and Congress Won’t Stop It — Dollars and Sense
Regardless of who wins the presidential election, starting January 2013 some 163 million workers across the United States will be slapped with a significant tax increase.