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Bad gifts still hanging around? 6 ways to get rid of them

Bad gifts still hanging around? 6 ways to get rid of them

With the holidays gone, some people still have bad gifts hanging around. Here are six ways to unload the castoffs.
Trump appointee seeks $0 funding for Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Trump appointee seeks $0 funding for Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said the watchdog had sufficient operating funds left from FY 2017.
Economic inequality: The worst states for Hispanics and Latinos

Economic inequality: The worst states for Hispanics and Latinos

24/7 Wall St. reviewed a range of data related to income, homeownership, education, and incarceration to identify the worst states for Hispanics and Latinos.
The best OLED TV ever is at its lowest price right now

The best OLED TV ever is at its lowest price right now

We've never seen such a good deal on such an incredible OLED smart 4K TV.
4 smart home trends to watch in 2018

4 smart home trends to watch in 2018

The world of smart home is getting bigger and better, with more voice assistants, fun gesture remotes, smart tech in surprising places, and a better approach to home security from the likes of Ring,
Hey, Uber, Lyft drivers: Automakers may make a car just for you

Hey, Uber, Lyft drivers: Automakers may make a car just for you

As ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft pose new opportunities and threats to the transportation sector, automakers are considering product changes.
Trump appointee seeks $0 funding for consumer watchdog

Trump appointee seeks $0 funding for consumer watchdog

Interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says the watchdog had sufficient operating funds left from FY 2017
Beyond Apple repatriation: 16 US corporate giants have $1 trillion in cash

Beyond Apple repatriation: 16 US corporate giants have $1 trillion in cash

Apple says that it is already the largest U.S. taxpayer, and it said that a payment of that size ($38 billion) likely would be the largest of its kind ever made.

Delta Air tightens requirements for onboard emotional support animals

Delta Air Lines will be tightening requirements for passengers traveling with onboard service and emotional support animals, following an increased number of animal-related safety issues on flights
5 great cars, SUVs and trucks for short people

5 great cars, SUVs and trucks for short people

There's lots of factors that go into finding a good vehicle if you're short
2017 Q4 mortgage fraud risk rises slightly

2017 Q4 mortgage fraud risk rises slightly

The national mortgage application fraud risk index rose from 135 in the third quarter of 2017 to 138 in the fourth quarter, according to researchers at CoreLogic.
Alaska Airlines unveils new uniforms for 19,000 employees

Alaska Airlines unveils new uniforms for 19,000 employees

The first look at the Luly Yang-designed pieces came Thursday evening at a fashion show-styled unveiling among a crowd of employees in Seattle.

Schlumberger's revenue spurts higher

A rise in drilling by shale producers drove Schlumberger's revenue 15 percent higher in the latest quarter. But as Fred Katayama reports, its loss widened as the oilfield services provider took

Amazon is raising its monthly Prime subscription cost

The annual subscription for Amazon Prime remains at $99, but the monthly subscription will increase by about 20%.

Secret tricks to using Google Photos

Photos is overflowing with helpful features, which can manipulate, organize, and share your thousands of images. Kim Komando tells you about overlooked features.
Judge rejects GM ignition switch deal for car owners

Judge rejects GM ignition switch deal for car owners

The deal could have resulted in a $1 billion payment to owners
If you’re caring for Mom or Dad, your own retirement is in danger

If you’re caring for Mom or Dad, your own retirement is in danger

Caregivers have a median $68,000 saved in total household retirement accounts.
How to prepare financially for being a widow/widower

How to prepare financially for being a widow/widower

The risk of becoming a widow or widower comes with some dramatic consequences.
Super users: How often do Prime members buy from Amazon?

Super users: How often do Prime members buy from Amazon?

A new report shows that the online leader's best customers are hooked on the retailer.