CVS Posts Rise In Profits

You might struggle to find the candy and tanning oil at your local CVS

Augusta Statz  |  June 29, 2017

The next time you visit your local CVS for some candy or tanning oil, you might find yourself spending a whole lot more time searching.

New report shows that a staggering number of identities were stolen last year

Emily Hanford-Ostmann  |  June 27, 2017

Considering there are just about 7.3 billion people in the world, your chance of keeping your identity to yourself isn't great.

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Here’s the crazy amount this woman’s $15 flea-market ring sold for at auction

Jessica Suss  |  June 12, 2017

After one British woman paid just $15 for what turned out to be a real diamond at a flea market, it has gone off to auction at Sotheby's.

Are the new electric pickup trucks worth the price tag?

Jessica Suss  |  June 9, 2017

Would you pay $50,000 for an electric pickup truck if you knew you'd never have to buy gas again? Workhorse, an Ohio-based manufacturer, is betting on it.

Vacancy Rate For U.S. Apartments Reaches Highest Rate In 20 Years

Watch out for this tricky Craigslist apartment rental scheme

Tricia Goss  |  June 9, 2017

Though most of us are pretty cautious on Craigslist, one recurring scheme seems so reasonable that many apartment hunters fall victim to it.

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If you have this old $77 IKEA chair, you could be sitting on thousands of dollars

Megan Fenno  |  June 9, 2017

Apparently, people are now collecting vintage IKEA furniture—are you unknowingly sitting on thousands of dollars? Here's what you need to know.

Cake posts on Instagram are making some bakers rich

Megan Fenno  |  June 9, 2017

Instagram is a haven for bakers to share photos of their delicious creations. Some are even using this as an opportunity to make extra cash. Here's how.

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This janitor put all five of his children through college for free

Jessica Suss  |  June 9, 2017

Fred Vautour has worked as a janitor at Boston College for over a decade – and it's helped his five kids attend the school, tuition-free.

Here’s why using your debit card can help you save money

Emily Hanford-Ostmann  |  June 8, 2017

You probably already know paying with cash is a good way to manage your money. But making purchases with a debit card might be even better.

Grand Opening Of Amazon Fulfillment Center Features State Of The Art Technology

You’ll laugh when you see what one woman received after she ordered this chair from Amazon

Megan Fenno  |  June 8, 2017

A Virginia woman ordered a chair from Amazon for her growing business. When it arrived, she got a big surprise!

Retail Giant Sears Casts Doubt On Future Of Company

Sears is closing 72 more stores—Here’s the list

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 8, 2017

Sears and Kmart are closing 72 more stores in addition to the 150 stores they closed earlier this year.

'Wall.E' Dining Hall Opens In Hefei

This website tells you if a robot will replace you at work

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 8, 2017

If you've ever worried about being replaced by technology—you know, robots—your fears are not unfounded. Here's how likely that may be.

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Kmart Got Hacked — Here’s What You Need To Know If You Shopped There Recently

Tricia Goss  |  June 8, 2017

Attention Kmart shoppers: Your credit card information may have been compromised. The retailer is alerting customers that it got hacked.

Gov. Brown Signs Legislation At Google HQ That Allows Testing Of Autonomous Vehicles

Self-driving cars could save families more than $5,000 a year—Here’s how

Haley Otman  |  June 7, 2017

A new report predicts that by 2030, most of the U.S. will be using self-driving vehicles—and they will save us thousands of dollars.

There are no prices on this restaurant’s menu—Here’s why

Haley Otman  |  June 7, 2017

The Table Grace Cafe in Omaha is making headlines for its delicious meals made with fresh, organic ingredients and its unconventional payment model.

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More employers are conducting job interviews during gym workouts

Augusta Statz  |  June 7, 2017

Sweaty and nervous at your last interview? That was nothing. Having candidates work out while interviewing for a job is becoming more popular.

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Add These 122 Locations To The List Of Payless Stores That Are Closing

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 6, 2017

Payless has released a list of 122 additionals stores slated for closure. The shoe retailer filed for bankruptcy and closed 400 stores earlier this year.

Panera Bread To Eliminate Artificial Food Additives By 2016

Have you noticed these changes at Panera?

Sarah Kuta  |  June 6, 2017

Panera is making hundreds of little changes to make your life easier. Have you noticed some of these tweaks at your local store?

One interesting reason why more women aren’t getting married

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 6, 2017

It's hardly news that there are more women in the workforce. Could it possibly be a coincidence that women are now also less likely to marry?

Here’s how to stop getting those annoying credit card and insurance offers in the mail

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 5, 2017

Not only is getting junk mail needlessly annoying, but all that paper is a huge waste. Turns out opting out is actually easier than you might think.

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RadioShack Closes 1,000 More Stores, Leaving Only 70 Left

Megan Fenno  |  June 5, 2017

After announcing that it would close just 200 stores earlier this year, RadioShack has now closed more than 1,000 stores. Only a handful remain open.

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What you should consider before signing a noncompete agreement

Tricia Goss  |  June 5, 2017

Requiring new employees to sign a noncompete agreement in order to land a position is common these days. Here's what you should consider before signing.

80 Boston College Students Fall Ill After Eating At Chipotle Restaurant

Hackers stole credit card information from some Chipotle customers

Jessica Suss  |  June 5, 2017

Chipotle customers, check your bank accounts – the company experienced a security breach in March and April that exposed credit card information.

A New Rat Cafe In San Francisco Allows You To Dine With Rats For $50

Megan Fenno  |  June 2, 2017

If you're looking for a unique experience while visiting San Francisco, then you might want to check out the Black Rat Cafe, where you can dine with rats!

Dream job alert: Japan is facing a ninja shortage

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 2, 2017

While they're known for being stealthy and "disappearing", this time, the disappearance of ninjas in Japan is not welcome.

Visa Plans Largest IPO In U.S. History

Here’s how much money criminals get for your stolen information

Jessica Suss  |  June 2, 2017

You might be surprised how much your credit card, Social Security number or passport is worth on the black market for stolen identities.

8 rules to live by to avoid getting scammed

Jessica Suss  |  June 2, 2017

Getting scammed is no fun, but there are plenty of ways to prevent it from happening to you. Here are 8 rules to follow that will keep you safe.

Here’s what your credit cards reveal about your personality

Kate Desmond  |  June 1, 2017

Sure, credit cards can reveal information about your hobbies and store loyalties. But a new study suggests they also say a lot about your personality.

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Michael Kors is closing over 100 stores

Kate Desmond  |  June 1, 2017

Michael Kors is one more giant in the world of retail to suffer a dip in sales. The company announced it will close up to 125 stores in the next two years.

Why hotels are getting rid of mini bars, desks and closets

Augusta Statz  |  May 31, 2017

Big hotel chains are doing away with mini bars, desks and closets in their rooms. But why?

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People are finally healing from the recession—These numbers will convince you

Sarah Kuta  |  May 31, 2017

The most recent recession was absolutely crippling for many people. Some positive new numbers show that things are finally looking up.

People are being swindled by a car wrap advertising scam

Kate Streit  |  May 31, 2017

If you're looking to increase your income without having to actually work, know that there a lot of scams out there. The latest is a car-wrapping scheme.

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These are 6 of the most expensive movie collectibles ever sold

Jessica Suss  |  May 30, 2017

How much would you pay to own a little piece of movie magic? These collectibles are some of the most expensive bits of Hollywood ever sold.

These photos show the hilarious results of buying a prom dress online

Haley Otman  |  May 30, 2017

In their annual effort to outdress everyone else without spending a lot, ladies are turning to the Internet, with sometimes disastrous results.

This auto company in Singapore sells cars from a vending machine

Haley Otman  |  May 29, 2017

This vending machine dispenses luxury vehicles, which appear before you just one to two minutes after you make your selection.

Church And State Separation Examined

The IRS kept $20,000 from this man because they thought he was dead

Marie Rossiter  |  May 29, 2017

No one likes dealing with the Internal Revenue Service. But imagine having to battle the IRS for 30 years to convince officials you are alive.

Here’s a look inside California’s quirky Flintstone House

Bridget Sharkey  |  May 26, 2017

Have you ever wanted to live in a prehistoric crib? The iconic 'Flintstone House' appears to be off the market, unfortunately.

You Can Now Buy Elvis Presley’s Private Jet

Jessica Suss  |  May 26, 2017

Elvis Presley's private jet has been sitting abandoned for 35 years. Now, it's up for public auction, and you could be the one to buy it.

These women are making a living as real-life mermaids

Jessica Suss  |  May 25, 2017

These women make a living as real-life mermaids at the Weeki Wachee Springs State Park in Florida. Is the gig as awesome as it sounds?

South Korean Economy Boosted As Won Jumps To New High

Researchers discovered one way to predict if someone will pay you back

Brittany Anas  |  May 25, 2017

When someone we know asks to borrow some cash, we generally don't run their credit. So how can we know if they'll pay us back?

Man files suit against Hershey for allegedly underfilling Reese’s Pieces, Whoppers boxes

Jessica Suss  |  May 25, 2017

A man has filed a class-action lawsuit against Hershey's for allegedly under-filling Reese's Pieces and Whoppers boxes. This is serious business.

Woman loses $3,200 in jury duty phone scam

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 24, 2017

This same scam has been going on for more than a decade and, always, the caller says they are a member of law enforcement.

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Is Netflix planning to raise prices again?

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 24, 2017

News that Netflix temporarily hiked its prices in Australia has caused speculation that Netflix may again raise their prices in the U.S.

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Here’s the crazy amount this woman’s $15 ring is worth today

Sarah Kuta  |  May 23, 2017

This woman bought a $15 ring at a flea market years ago, thinking it was costume jewelry. Turns out, it was worth much more than that.

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More Than 200,000 Pounds Of Hot Dogs Have Been Recalled

Augusta Statz  |  May 23, 2017

More than 200,000 pounds of hot dogs are being recalled for extraneous metal materials, according to the federal Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Unemployment Rate Remains At 7.6 Percent

5 in-demand jobs where you can earn more than $90,000

Jessica Suss  |  May 23, 2017

Looking for a career change? Trying to decide on a college major? These jobs are highly in demand and pay over $90,000 a year.

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This Chart Shows 31 Fascinating Facts About the History of the U.S. Dollar

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 23, 2017

An infographic by The Money Project lays out 31 fascinating facts about the early history of our beloved one dollar bill.

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More than half of adults are subject to ‘vacation shaming’

Haley Otman  |  May 23, 2017

A recent survey by car rental company Alamo shows more and more people are being "vacation shamed" when they take time away from the office.

This is how much you need to earn to be considered ‘upper class’

Natalie Southwick  |  May 23, 2017

Do you earn enough to be considered part of the upper class? New research suggests the cutoff might be lower than you think.

Auto Parts Maker Takata Demonstrates New Crash Test Facility

Four car companies agree to $553M settlement over Takata airbags

Sarah Kuta  |  May 22, 2017

Four car companies have agreed to settle with the plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit for $553 million, though the deal has not yet been finalized.

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