A woman uses the music streaming service Spotify to listen to music on her iPhone.

The music industry sings a sorrowful, flat note

Mar 19, 2015
The industry takes in only half the revenue it did at its peak.
Posted In: music streaming, CDs, buying music

Be wary of high yields abroad

Nov 17, 2011
I have some money that I would like to place in a certificate of deposit to improve my return. Most of the U.S. banks I've looked at are offering 1.00% or less. However, some international banks -- most notably, Indian banks -- are offering around 9.00%. Is there a reason not to invest my money in an overseas institution when the payback looks so much better? Mark, Portland, OR
Posted In: CDs, currency, FDIC

Putting the brakes on discs?

Aug 7, 2008
In the two years I've had my car, I've loaded a CD into the stereo player maybe twice. It's not that I don't listen to music. I do -- a lot. Rather...
Posted In: blaupunkt, CDs, iPods