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Is the stock market open on July 4?

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 21:01:55 +0000

The bond market closed early on July 1 ahead of July 4th weekend. Stocks had a rough second quarter driven by inflation and recession fears.


Higher food prices, global shortages feared as crop fertilizer prices soar

Thu, 30 Jun 2022 16:56:05 +0000

Costs increase from farm to table as fertilizer prices hit record highs. Farmers face difficult choices and experts fear ramifications.


Yes, Corona is selling big during coronavirus pandemic, but so is Coors Light and Miller Lite

Fri, 22 May 2020 23:45:33 +0000

In the COVID-19 crisis, beer buyers have turned to big brands like Corona and Coors Light and are buying beer in bulk.


Marketing made easy

Wed, 30 Mar 2022 15:06:12 +0000

Grow your business with tips, tools, and creative ideas to stand out and save money.


10 ways to save on utility bills

Mon, 13 Apr 2020 10:00:17 +0000

Utility bills don't have to break the bank. Here are 10 ways to spend less on water bills, gas bills, electric bills and more.


Nissan's hood recall is this week's biggest; Honda, Jeep, Dodge among others

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 18:52:33 +0000

U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recalls for the week of June 24-July 1 include vehicles from Toyota and Subaru.


Exclusive: Has the pandemic housing market come to an end? Rising inventory, price drops show shift

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 18:14:05 +0000

Four of the 10 metros with the highest share of price drops are among the 10 places where prices increased most during the pandemic.


What slowdown? Job seekers juggle multiple offers, snag higher pay – ghost employers

Sun, 03 Jul 2022 15:19:32 +0000

Many job seekers are weighing multiple job offers in a labor market that is still scorching despite signs of a slowdown


Hospitals must say how much they charge for hundreds of procedures. Here's why many don't.

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 12:18:33 +0000

More than half of U.S. hospitals have not shared pricing information as required by a new federal law. Consumer advocates urge federal enforcement.


See photos of 26 highest-quality cars, trucks, SUVs of 2020, according to J.D. Power IQS

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 11:36:48 +0000

See photos of the 26 highest-quality vehicles of 2020, according to the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS).


Verizon to launch its own Visa credit card later this month

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 16:50:20 +0000

Telecommunications giant Verizon announced Monday it will launch a Verizon Visa card on June 26, offering incentives to its wireless customers.


Will you have to have to eat your July Fourth hot dog or hamburger without mustard?

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 14:31:45 +0000

France is experiencing a shortage of the seeds used to make its famous Dijon mustard. Will there be a mustard shortage on this side of the Atlantic?


The Daily Money: What 's open on July 4th? Plus, is your car a target for thieves?

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 15:05:44 +0000

As we head into the July 4th holiday weekend, we preview sales, store opening and closings as well as what travelers can expect.


Actress Lily Tomlin takes on Ford over child crash tests using dead pigs

Sat, 02 Jul 2022 23:16:54 +0000

Ford Motor Co. and Wayne State University can't understand why PETA and Lily Tomlin are spotlighting an old medical research study.


Test your finance knowledge and take this quiz.

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 07:58:50 +0000

Investments, interest rates and credit scores. How well do you know ???????


Retirement Newsletter

Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:38:41 +0000

Retiring is hard work! Get the news and analysis to help you plan well delivered to your inbox.


What the federal coronavirus relief bill means for mortgages, credit and 401(k) loans

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 17:19:40 +0000

The CARES Act included provisions that will help with mortgage payments, credit scores and changes for 401(k) loans, if your company agrees


Inflation hurts more if you're Black or Hispanic, New York Fed study says

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 19:01:33 +0000

Soaring inflation is painful for everyone, but more so for Blacks and Hispanics, who tend to spend more in high inflation categories, a study says.


Looking for Fourth of July fireworks? Make sure you know these state laws

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 14:04:07 +0000

A wide range of Americans enjoy purchasing their own fireworks. Getting them isn't easy, with state laws varying and crossing of state lines common.


Shop the 60+ best 4th of July sales at Amazon, Walmart, Lowe's and more

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 17:47:57 +0000

Independence day is just days away and 4th of July sales are already here. Shop huge markdowns at Amazon, Target, Walmart and so much more.


The fireworks shortage is over, but prices have exploded this year

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 14:57:04 +0000

The fireworks shortage that has plagued shoppers the past two years has run its course, but prices are still suffering from supply chain bottlenecks.


At Home

Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:36:10 +0000

Your stop for the latest on home ownership, real estate, loans, the market and more.


A unique GM lab holds secrets to future EV driving here, and on the moon

Sun, 03 Jul 2022 12:00:23 +0000

As GM works to put autonomous electric cars on the moon, it is sharing that innovation with Earth EVs to speed up development.



Sun, 15 Aug 2021 20:24:59 +0000

Accounting firm antics ??


Is a shift in salary range appropriate and common? Ask HR

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 11:00:34 +0000

Employers regularly monitor labor market data to optimize salary structure. If your job was reclassified or shifted, the pay range may change.


July Fourth gas prices: How much will gas cost? When should I get gas for my road trip?

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 14:20:04 +0000

Gas prices have been edging down for weeks, giving travelers some relief as they prepare to travel for the Fourth of July weekend.


Uber details nearly 4,000 incidents of sexual assault, misconduct in latest safety report

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 16:09:56 +0000

The ride-share company's safety report, which covers 2019 and 2020, is the second-ever report released regarding safety incidents.


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Sun, 29 Mar 2020 15:13:55 +0000

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Tax season

Sun, 15 Aug 2021 20:23:45 +0000

Reminders and tips ??


Student debt

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 07:55:28 +0000

Get loan relief ??


How to keep your dog calm during fireworks on the 4th of July

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 21:01:00 +0000

Dogs and fireworks aren't always a great match. A veterinarian shares tips to calm your pet's anxiety during Fourth of July celebrations.


Corporate diversity

Sun, 18 Jul 2021 14:08:48 +0000

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Wait, it's April 15: When are my income taxes due?

Wed, 15 Apr 2020 12:06:06 +0000

Stay-home orders and job losses drove officials to push the April 15 income tax deadline into summer. What happens with estimated taxes? Old refunds?


Vegetable growing and backyard chickens: Gardening, farming booms during coronavirus pandemic

Tue, 14 Apr 2020 15:56:08 +0000

The COVID-19 pandemic has ignited interest in gardening and raising chickens as homeowners pass the time and seek self-sustainability.