Lindsay Foster Thomas
Feb 21, 2014 Booking your next vacation means dealing with airlines ... and their fees. After you spend a pretty penny on the ticket, there are all sorts of charges for extra comforts like an in-flight snack, a few extra inches of legroom ... you name it!
Feb 13, 2014 As more and more Americans work freelance jobs, a new industry emerges to meet their needs
Dec 6, 2013 A deal to avoid another government shutdown seems to be coalescing around increasing revenues -- but not taxes.
Sep 12, 2013 Fees airlines charge for things like blankets and extra bags were up 20 percent last year from the year before. But a dollar doled out for a sandwich isn't always the same as the buck you spend on your seat.
Aug 1, 2013 A judge has ruled the fees banks have been charging retailers for each and every debit-card transaction are too high.
Apr 25, 2013 Sequester that, right?
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 28, 2013 Retailers can now openly charge shoppers more for using credit cards. In fact, they’ve stealthily been passing those 1 to 4 percent fees on to consumers.
Jan 11, 2013 Journalist David Cay Johnston, author of "The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use 'Plain English' To Rob You Blind," exposes how Americans are being nickle and dimed by little fees and surcharges on bills for everyday services.
Jan 4, 2013 Sara Horowitz, founder of the Freelancers Union and author of "The Freelancer's Bible," shares tips and tricks for getting work, getting by and budgeting on an independent contractor's salary.