Modern Life

Published on February 25, 2018 - Page 29
Long ago, people were rewarded for saving. Banks contributed something known as “interest” to the amounts deposited in savings accounts. Technically...
Published on February 25, 2018 - Page 29
MINNEAPOLIS — Dressing right for winter is a useful thing to know, whether you’re a football fan attending a tailgate, or just looking to enjoy...
Published on February 25, 2018 - Page 29
YORK (AP) — James Fitzgerald sold his motorcycle because his fiancee thought riding was too dangerous. He ended up not marrying her. So in 2008,...
Published on February 24, 2018 - Page 4
NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers at self-checkout lanes scanning all their groceries after they’re done shopping? Old school. More stores are letting...
Published on February 24, 2018 - Page 4
About 40 percent of people shopping for a new car in 2018 will have a vehicle to trade in, according to Edmunds transaction data. And it’s safe to...
Published on February 21, 2018 - Page 7
There’s a finite list of things you can change at work — and your employer’s less-than-stellar retirement plan probably isn’t among them. What makes...
Published on February 18, 2018 - Page 29
: I’m overwhelmed by student loan and credit card debt, and I’m embarrassed to admit it to my partner. Should I come clean? A: Some secrets are...
Published on February 18, 2018 - Page 29
BROWNSVILLE (AP) —Will Hiles looked at the wall of his friend’s home and wondered why his brain wasn’t splattered there. Gun to his head, Hiles had...
Published on February 18, 2018 - Page 29
Between bomb cyclones and deep freezes, it’s hard to find the motivation to leave your toasty home for a sweat session. Or maybe you’re just too cash...
Published on February 15, 2018 - Page 22
NEW YORK — Benjamin is a grand champion English toy spaniel, but he’s not a champ at chow. The otherwise undemanding dog tends to balk at any food...
Published on February 14, 2018 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) — What’s next for Uno? Dos, of course. Mattel is launching the new card game Dos next month in hopes of giving its nearly 50-year-old...
Published on February 12, 2018 - Page 5
HUDSON, N.H. (AP) —Police say a 3-year-old New Hampshire girl wrapped a retractable dog leash around her neck and couldn’t breathe and her mother has...
Published on February 11, 2018 - Page 25
Like male peacocks showing off their magnificent plumage to attract a mate, some men on dating sites post topless mirror gym selfies. Not such a...
Published on February 11, 2018 - Page 25
Financial planners tend to have firm ideas about the most important goals: You should save for retirement, pay off debt and build an emergency fund...
Published on February 11, 2018 - Page 25
Just a generation ago, long-distance calls were rare and expensive. Today, a video call costs nothing, and it takes only seconds to connect. My...
Published on February 10, 2018 - Page 6
Retailers such as Target and Amazon are embracing mobile applications to help consumers save money and time with features like digital wallets and...
Published on February 8, 2018 - Page 5
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — One-year-old Lucas Warren’s contagious smile won over executives at Gerber baby food who have made him their “spokesbaby”...
Published on February 7, 2018 - Page 5
UNIONTOWN (AP) — Two former bus drivers shifted gears to operate snowplow trucks for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Krisa Walls was...
Published on February 6, 2018 - Page 5
Record-level credit card debt and fluctuating incomes create financial challenges for many American households, especially those with lower incomes...
Published on February 4, 2018 - Page 25
You’re probably working hard, and you’re probably still struggling to pay the bills. U.S. workers put in more hours in 2016 than the average among...

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