Personal Spending

Glitches snarl start of California's ammo background checks

Jul 1, 2019

On the first day California has required background checks for every ammunition purchase, dealers are reporting delays and glitches with the state's online system

Cut-rate prices online: shoppers' win, businesses lose

Jun 26, 2019

The surge in online shopping has small business owners in a difficult place when they need to raise prices

4-term Indiana GOP Rep. Susan Brooks won't seek reelection

Jun 14, 2019

Indiana Republican U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks says she won't seek re-election next year because she wants to spend more time with her family

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality

Jun 14, 2019

Women across Switzerland are walking off the job, burning bras and staging other demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an end to sexual harassment and violence _ the first such protests in the country in 28 years

911 upgrade could cost Californians despite budget surplus

Jun 13, 2019

California lawmakers have approved a $215 billion state budget that would spend more on health care and education, bolster the state's top firefighting agency following devastating wildfire seasons, and boost state reserves

4 beach vacations that maximize your points and miles

Jun 13, 2019

Four beach destinations where you can get the most out of your points and miles

Lawsuit: Drugmaker improperly used charity to pay kickbacks

Jun 6, 2019

Federal prosecutors say a pharmaceutical firm improperly used a charity to pay kickbacks that subsidized Medicare patients' copayment obligations, allowing the firm to keep raising prices for the drug

In Michigan, Warren touts plan to boost US manufacturing

Jun 4, 2019

Elizabeth Warren is launching her 1st tour of Michigan as a Democratic presidential candidate with a proposal to boost domestic manufacturing

Millennial Money: If 'budget' bums you out, try renaming it

May 21, 2019

Budgets feel rigid and restrictive for many people, but taking control of your money can be freeing if you treat it more like a plan than a punishment

TV pitches for prescription drugs will have to include price

May 8, 2019

Government requires drugmakers to reveal prices of prescription medications in their TV ads


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