pittsburgh

'12 Days of Christmas' Gift List Price Tag Now Tops $107,000

From the partridge in a pear tree to the twelve drummers drumming, to get all 364 items repeated in "The Twelve Days of Christmas" carol this year, you'll pay $107,300 -- 6.1 percent more than in 2011, reveals the annual Christmas Price Index from PNC Wealth Management.

The Best U.S. Cities for Retirees

When choosing where to retire, there are lots of factors to consider beyond fun in the sun. Good health care, cost of living, low crime rates, and a host of cultural aspects come into play. So where should you set your sights? Kiplinger and the Martin Prosperity Institute pick out some winners.

'Bank' Pays Interest in Ice Cream, Drawing Fire from Regulators

State regulators are cool to a Pittsburgh businessman's idea for a bank that pays interest in ice cream shop gift cards. The Pennsylvania Department of Banking says they want Ethan Clay to shut down the community bank he's set up at Oh Yeah! ice cream and coffee shop.

America's Best Cities for Telecommuters

With high-speed Internet access becoming ubiquitous, today's telecommuters can live almost anywhere. DailyFinance has gone hunting for the cities that offer the best combination of urban goodies, charm, culture and recreation, at prices that New Yorkers and Angelenos would envy.

The NFL's Self-Defeating
TV Blackout Policy

The NFL doesn't understand its own product. In the high-def age, NFL football games are better to watch at home -- and way cheaper to do so with ticket prices so high. Demanding that fans pack the stands hurts everyone, including the league itself.