Feb 21, 2013 New research indicates that the main protection against the mosquito, DEET, may not be as effective as originally thought.
Feb 8, 2013 Visual artist Kate Bingaman-Burt draws one thing she buys every day to help her be more mindful of her spending habits. Her new book encourages others to do the same.
Dec 3, 2012 Fiscal cliff tax questions are why many companies are shoveling money out the door before year's end in the form of special dividends to shareholders.
Nov 14, 2012 Costco hopes getting a mortgage through the big box retailer will bring more customers into the store for the things they'll need to furnish those homes.
Oct 17, 2012 "Mi Pueblo" was founded by a Mexican immigrant, and hires mostly Latino workers. Now, the Northern California supermarket is under a federal probe to expose undocumented workers.
Heidi N. Moore
Aug 14, 2012 Retail sales in the U.S. jumped by almost a percent last month. That was the first uptick in four months, as consumers spent their money on everything from cars to electronics.
Aug 13, 2012 Oil prices have jumped to a three month high in overseas trading. Brent Crude is at $114 a barrel this morning, despite forecasts that say global oil demand will be lower than first expected.
Aug 1, 2012 What, as a consumer, annoys you most? A survey of the top ten consumer complaints from the Consumer Federation of America hopes to shine some light.
Jul 30, 2012 As companies miss their sales targets, more are citing weak consumer confidence as the reason for lower expected profits this year.