A close relative dies just before you leave for a Caribbean vacation, and you have to cancel your nonrefundable trip to attend the funeral. Or, you're hiking in the Alps, have an accident and need to be airlifted off a mountain.
Would you pay 50 percent more for "organic" firewood? Would you be more willing to buy a used refrigerator if it had an "attractive enamel-coated ferromagnetic exterior?" Would you be more likely to buy juice from a server with a British accent?
Grocery-shopping savings advice has become ubiquitous in recent years, but all tips aren't created equal.
As spring turns to summer and warm-weather clothing reveals body bulges, many people think about shaping up by joining a health club.
As travelers start thinking about winging off to summer vacations, many could learn a few things from expert fliers to ensure they get the best value for their money when booking flights.
A basic tenet of personal finance that gets short shrift but can dramatically improve your money life is having a cash emergency fund.
As car prices continue to rise, some auto loan terms have lengthened to a whopping 96 months, or eight years.
How would you like to inexpensively start your own business that could, just maybe, lead to bigger money than you're making now? You could work for yourself in the comfort of your home.
"To every thing there is a season," says a passage in the Bible and, much later, lyrics to the hit song, "Turn! Turn! Turn!" made famous by the 1960s folk-rock band The Byrds.
CHICAGO - As airline passengers fly to and from vacations this summer, they might be surprised to know their pilot may not have had a substantial pay raise in nearly a decade, and flight attendants might be fuming beneath friendly smiles. And mechanics fixing the plane? They might not be too…
Taco Bell fans have spent the past several weeks wondering
what's really in their meals, after a lawsuit claiming the popular
fast-food chain's meat contains a whole lot of mystery.
As legislators on Capitol Hill trumpet a final agreement on a
sweeping financial overhaul, consumers might be wondering, "What's
in it for me?"