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Technology

Free app puts an end to spam calls

Free app puts an end to spam callsIn my continued search to save you time and money, one of my favorite free apps is in the frugal spotlight today.
  • Technology
  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
Consumer

Orange is the new sustainable beer

Orange is the new sustainable beerRedlands, Calif., a city about 60 miles east of Los Angeles, features boulevards lined with palm trees and lots of orange groves. And for Hangar 24, Redlands' growing craft brewery that sold 37,000 barrels last year (31 gallons equals one barrel), the oranges are...
  • Consumer
  • 1 week ago
Consumer

Tax day freebies and deals for 2015

Tax day freebies and deals for 2015To help take some of the sting out of tax day, many restaurants and other businesses are offering tax day deals and freebies.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Consumer

Farmers markets start to accept food stamps

Farmers markets start to accept food stampsA nationwide trend is making its mark here in the Charlotte .
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Consumer

Stores stop sales of Blue Bell on listeria fears

Stores stop sales of Blue Bell on listeria fearsKroger, Sam's Club and Walmart stores have voluntarily stopped sales of all Blue Bell Ice Cream products in the wake of a recall and closure at one of the ice cream company's plants.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Consumer

7 tricks retailers use to get you to overspend

7 tricks retailers use to get you to overspendWhat you can do to outsmart a store and not over-spend!
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Consumer

Top 10 NC consumer complaints of 2014

Top 10 NC consumer complaints of 2014Wednesday, the NC Attorney General Roy Cooper released list of top complaints.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Price at pump soon may fall slightly in North Carolina

Price at pump soon may fall slightly in North CarolinaThe price at North Carolina pumps should soon drop a penny or two now that Gov. Pat McCrory has signed a bill finalizing gas tax changes.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Consumer

NC woman buying Duke tickets scammed on Craigslist

NC woman buying Duke tickets scammed on CraigslistA Craiglist scam cost a North Carolina basketball fan nearly $1,500, according to the Better Business Bureau.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Consumer

Need a spring break? Save money on airfare

Need a spring break? Save money on airfareGas prices might be going down these days, but it's not reflecting in airfare, so everyone's looking to find the cheapest flights they can.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Consumer

Prices could vary between American and US Airways

Prices could vary between American and US AirwaysOne frequent passenger says his US Airways account merged to American, but he got very different prices on the exact same trip.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Consumer

Tech Tuesday: Best Tablet bundle ever

Tech Tuesday: Best Tablet bundle everTech Tuesday: Best Tablet bundle ever
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Business

Survey: How older job seekers can find work

Survey: How older job seekers can find workMore than half (53%) of older workers who got a job after being unemployed now work in a different field, a new survey reveals.
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Consumer

Does your teen really have to file taxes?

Does your teen really have to file taxes?You know you have to file a tax return, but does your teen? The deadline is rapidly approaching, and he or she may — or may not — have received forms relating to income last year.
  • Consumer
  • 3 weeks ago
Business

Cold snap threatens local peach, strawberry crop

Cold snap threatens local peach, strawberry cropThis weekend's impending freeze has farmers worried about spring crops like strawberries and peaches, which are popular items at grocery stores and produce stands.
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Consumer

AA to absorb US Airways' frequent-flier accounts Saturday

AA to absorb US Airways' frequent-flier accounts SaturdayTravelers will see the most tangible sign yet of the US Airways-American Airlines merger this weekend when US Airways' frequent-flier program is absorbed into American's.
  • Consumer
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Technology

Social media predicts your next move

Social media predicts your next moveA team working at MacDill Air Force Base wants computer software that can predict what people will do, effectively seeing the future, based on what they post on social media.
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Consumer

More gas stations want to sell beer on tap

More gas stations want to sell beer on tapMove over slushy machines. Gas stations and convenience stores are making room for a more adult beverage dispenser.
  • Consumer
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Technology

Digital Life: Tips for proper Uber etiquette

Digital Life: Tips for proper Uber etiquetteUber is available in my city, and before I use it, I'd like to know if the etiquette is any different than the taxis or car services I've used before. Especially, what's the deal when it comes to tipping?
  • Technology
  • 4 weeks ago
Consumer

Beware of NCAA tournament ticket scalpers

Beware of NCAA tournament ticket scalpersDay 1 of NCAA action is about over in Charlotte but more tickets will be available Sunday. Which are real?
  • Consumer
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Consumer

Scamster filed taxes in YOUR name? Do this

Scamster filed taxes in YOUR name? Do thisWhat do you do if fraudsters already filed a tax return using your ID?
  • Consumer
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Business

Target poised to settle breach for $10 million

Target poised to settle breach for $10 millionTarget Corp. is poised to settle a class-action lawsuit filed following the retailer's massive data breach in 2013, court documents filed Wednesday in Minnesota show.
  • Business
  • 1 month ago
Consumer

Trader Joe's recalls 2 types of nuts

Trader Joe's recalls 2 types of nutsThe grocery store Trader Joe's has issued two recalls regarding its nuts
  • Consumer
  • 1 month ago
Business

Facebook diverges from Apple, Google with Messenger pay

Facebook diverges from Apple, Google with Messenger payFacebook diverges from Apple, Google with Messenger pay
  • Business
  • 1 month ago
Consumer

Kraft recalls 242,000 cases of mac and cheese

Kraft recalls 242,000 cases of mac and cheeseKraft Foods is recalling 242,000 cases of original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese.
  • Consumer
  • 1 month ago
Consumer

$15 Europe flights? Ryanair board OKs plan to fly to USA

$15 Europe flights? Ryanair board OKs plan to fly to USAEurope's largest discount airline says it will begin flights to the United States and plans to sell some seats for less than $15 each way.
  • Consumer
  • 1 month ago
Consumer

Free cones at Dairy Queen on Monday

Free cones at Dairy Queen on MondayFree cones at Dairy Queen on Monday
  • Consumer
  • 1 month ago