Personal Spending

Concord Police surprise shoppers to spend $50,000 gift

Dec 24, 2018

Concord Police officers have been surprising shoppers as they seek to spend a generous anonymous donation

After judge's ruling against 'Obamacare,' what happens now?

Dec 17, 2018

Questions and answers on federal judge's ruling that would erase 'Obamacare'

Restaurateur acknowledges trying to frame wife as terrorist

Dec 14, 2018

A Maryland restaurateur has acknowledged he paid a man to both frame his wife as a terrorist and burn down his restaurant

As probe closes in, Trump distances himself from Cohen

Dec 13, 2018

Abandoned by two of his most powerful protectors, President Donald Trump is insisting that he did not violate campaign finance laws and that liability for paying hush money to two women alleging affairs rests with his former fixer, Michael Cohen

'Secret Santa' pays off layaways at New Jersey Walmart

Dec 13, 2018

A western New Jersey Walmart says an anonymous "secret Santa" has paid off all remaining items on layaway

EU court upholds German public broadcasting fee system

Dec 13, 2018

The European Union's highest court has ruled that a fee all German households have to pay to finance the country's public broadcasters complies with EU law

AP FACT CHECK: Prosecutors' filings do not exonerate Trump

Dec 10, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump insists that prosecutors' filings fully clear him in the Russia investigation and other legal scandals, but he's mistaken

Taxes may be a bigger part of online shopping this season

Nov 26, 2018

Your budget for gifts this season is likely to take a larger hit from taxes because of court decision

Cyber Monday shoppers will see more sites charging sales tax

Nov 23, 2018

Shoppers heading online to purchase holiday gifts will find they're being charged sales tax at websites where they weren't before

A holiday miracle? Stores try to cut down on long lines

Nov 22, 2018

This holiday season, retailers will try to get shoppers out of their stores faster by minimizing the thing they hate most: long lines


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