U.S. retail sales rose slightly more than expected in February, pointing to some strength in the economy after harsh weather abruptly slowed activity in recent months.
Analysis finds that if terrorists disabled just nine key electric transmission substations on a hot summer day, it could force our country's entire power network to collapse.
Here are five areas that conventional wisdom says you should spend more on - and five instances where it's definitely better to spend less. Or nothing at all.
Do forget to carry and use your coupons and loyalty cards? These tips will help let your turn those bits of paper and pieces of plastic into cold cash.
Your dining habits, your email in-box and your birthday gifts offer clues that you could be overspending. Here's how to analyze your situation -- and solve it.
RadioShack scored a viral hit last month with its Super Bowl ad, but its five-point revitalization plan is a far more difficult goal to accomplish.
Brian O'Connor tests a system that combines coupons and store sales, and he also benefits by substituting and skipping ingredients.
Here are some stocks that will help shape the week that lies ahead on Wall Street.
Mattel, the world’s largest toymaker, has agreed to buy Mega Brands, maker of the biggest challenger to Lego in the construction-toy market, Mega Bloks.
AMC has a problem filling seats, and it's not just one exhibitor's problem. It's time the theater chain does more to improve the moviegoing experience.
Sears Holdings reported a hefty loss in the fourth-quarter on a 14 percent sales drop, as the beleaguered retailer continues to struggle to bring shoppers into its stores.
Resist those temptations -- large portions, manipulative menus, gift cards, loyalty cards, email newsletters and daily deals -- to save your wallet and your weight.
America's best-selling beer is losing ground to imports, craft brews and margarita-inspired variations.
Brick-and-mortar retailers are starting to effectively compete against online-only competitors by leveraging the ubiquity of their stores to improve delivery times.
Turn your habits -- such as using grocery loyalty cards, spending cash, and paying off loans each month -- into games to help you save.
If you don't have an adequate emergency fund and you aren't saving enough money for retirement, you need to cut back on the good times now to avoid the bad times later.