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Consumer

How much will you spend on Halloween?

How much will you spend on Halloween?Halloween is the fastest growing consumer holiday, and it's predicted Americans will set a record this year.
  • Consumer
  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
Technology

iPhone 6 craze hits Charlotte

iPhone 6 craze hits CharlotteShoppers eager to get their hands on the new iPhone 6 are lining up at stores and impatiently waiting for online deliveries. Each way to buy has its pros and cons, so what are you willing to go through to get the 6?
  • Technology
  • 6 days, 10 hours ago
Consumer

Chrysler recalls 349K cars to fix ignition switches

Chrysler recalls 349K cars to fix ignition switchesChrysler Group has ordered a recall of 349,442 cars and SUVs from the 2008 model year to fix faulty ignition switches that can move out of position and potentially could lead to the engine shutting off while driving and air bags not functioning.
  • Consumer
  • 6 days, 12 hours ago
Consumer

'Chip & pin' to replace 'swipe & sign'

'Chip & pin' to replace 'swipe & sign'In the wake of the numerous data breaches, U.S. retailers are moving forward with plans to upgrade credit card security systems.
  • Consumer
  • 6 days, 12 hours ago
Business

Carolina Jimmy John's stores hit in data breach

Carolina Jimmy John's stores hit in data breachIn a press release posted to their website Wednesday, Jimmy John's states that they learned of the incident on July 30th and hired an outside forensic data contractor to assist in their investigation.
  • Business
  • 1 week ago
Consumer

Apple yanks iOS 8 update after series of snafus

Apple yanks iOS 8 update after series of snafusApple pulled its iOS 8.0.1 update shortly after releasing it following reports that it affected users' cellular service and access to the Touch ID fingerprint scanner.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week ago
Local

CMPD reminds landlords, tenants they both have rights

CMPD reminds landlords, tenants they both have rightsAnyone who's ever rented a place or been the landlord renting knows sometimes major issues can arise. Both have rights to protect.
  • Local
  • 1 week ago
Business

How has the Charlotte Premium Outlets affected residents?

How has the Charlotte Premium Outlets affected residents?he two month anniversary of Charlotte Premium Outlets opening in the Steele Creek area has neighbors offering different opinions about the impact of the mall on their neighborhoods, particularly when it comes to traffic.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Plaza Midwood

Money magazine calls Charlotte 'Best Big Bargain City'

Money magazine calls Charlotte 'Best Big Bargain City'We all love a good bargain. Well how about learning that where we live is the top bargain in the country? Money Magazine says so.
  • Plaza Midwood
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Technology

Weekend iPhone sales top 10 million

Weekend iPhone sales top 10 millionWeekend iPhone sales top 10 million
  • Technology
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Consumer

Tax refunds will be cut for ACA recipients

Tax refunds will be cut for ACA recipientsA significant benefit of the Affordable Care Act is the opportunity to receive money-saving tax credits up front to cut the overall cost of health insurance, but now hundreds of thousands of consumers could owe back some of that money next April.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Consumer

Chrysler recalling nearly 189,000 SUVs

Chrysler recalling nearly 189,000 SUVsChrysler is recalling almost 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. to fix a fuel pump problem that can cause the SUVs to stall.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Consumer

Top 5 money problems Americans face

Top 5 money problems Americans faceMost of us are no strangers to financial issues. You may have heard about the groundbreaking AP research from last year, which found that 4 out of 5 American adults are faced with economic insecurity at some point during their lives.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Consumer

Five ways to have a richer, fuller retirement

Five ways to have a richer, fuller retirementWith a little effort, retirement could be a lot better for a large number of people, says certified financial planner Marc Freedman, the author of the new book Retiring for the Genius and CEO of Freedman Financial in Peabody, Mass.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Flu Mist nasal spray replacing standard shot

Flu Mist nasal spray replacing standard shotThis year, for the first time, the Centers for Disease Control recommends the Flu Mist nasal spray as the preferred vaccine for healthy kids 2 to 8 years old.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
News

JetBlue plane lands safely after cabin fills with smoke

JetBlue plane lands safely after cabin fills with smokeJetBlue plane lands safely after cabin fills with smoke
  • News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Technology

Where to sell your old iPhone: A comprehensive guide

Where to sell your old iPhone: A comprehensive guideAs iPhone 6 pre-order mania continues, a growing number of people are looking for ways to get rid of their old iPhone, preferably for some money to use to buy the new version.
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Technology

Tech Now: Genius things to do with an old smartphone

Tech Now: Genius things to do with an old smartphoneIt's not you, it's me. I love you, I'm just not in love with you.
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Consumer

Envelopes in Marriott hotels invite tips for maid

Envelopes in Marriott hotels invite tips for maidEnvelopes in Marriott hotels invite tips for maid
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Consumer

A resurgence for Surge: The soft drink is back

A resurgence for Surge: The soft drink is backNever underestimate the power of social media -- even for a soft drink that hasn't been sold for a dozen years.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Consumer

Death count rises due to faulty GM ignition switches

Death count rises due to faulty GM ignition switchesThe number of deaths from accidents caused by General Motors' defective ignition switch has been increased to at least 19, the chief of GM's victim settlement fund has determined.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Consumer

Couple kicked off cruise after medical issue

Couple kicked off cruise after medical issueA dream cruise turning into a nightmare for Valerie O'Farrell and her husband, Paul, when they were thrown off their cruise ship.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Consumer

7 most expensive states to live in the U.S.

7 most expensive states to live in the U.S.As most of us already know, an equal salary can stretch much further in one place than in another.
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Consumer

US retail sales rise in August on auto sales

US retail sales rise in August on auto salesUS retail sales rise in August on auto sales
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Consumer

Apple iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders hit 3-4 week wait

Apple iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders hit 3-4 week waitApple iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders hit 3-4 week wait
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Business

Burger King Japan unveils all-black burger

Burger King Japan unveils all-black burgerThe Kuro Burger has bread and cheese, both blackened by bamboo charcoal, and a special sauce made from squid ink.
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Consumer

4 reasons shoppers will shrug off home depot hack

4 reasons shoppers will shrug off home depot hack4 reasons shoppers will shrug off home depot hack
  • Consumer
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago