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Macy’s Will Open Its Doors To Shoppers On Thanksgiving Day

This Thanksgiving, some people will be putting down their forks early to rush to the stores to shop for the best bargains.

10/15/2013

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“Banking Blacklists” Cause Consumer Headaches

You’ve heard of credit reporting agencies but did you know there are companies tracking your banking history and any money mistakes you make? Most banks look at your consumer report before allowing you to open a checking or savings account. If your record is not good, you could end up literally “blacklisted by banks.”

CBS Miami–10/07/2013

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Toys “R” Us Introduces Free Layaway Program With Online Pay Option

The holidays are nearing and some stores hope to lessen the financial blow of gift-purchasing by introducing layaway programs.

10/03/2013

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Retailers Looking For Seasonal Help For The Holidays

Retailers gearing up for the holiday shopping season are about to hang up the “Help Wanted” sign.

09/23/2013

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How To Save Money On Your Auto Insurance Bill

There are few bills more dreaded than the annual car insurance premium, but there are ways to avoid being one of the thousands of drivers who are paying more than they have to.

CBS Miami–09/20/2013

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Signs Go Up At New Trader Joe’s In Pinecrest

It’s getting closer. Last week the signs went up on the new Trader Joe’s location in Pinecrest which is scheduled to open this fall.

09/10/2013

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Chobani Recalls Some Yogurt Cups Over Mold Concerns

Chobani, a popular Greek yogurt, has recalled several yogurt cups, a move prompted by reports of illnesses by some costumers.

09/05/2013

Source: CBS4

Consumers Losing Money Through “Grey Charges”

Imagine paying out extra cash each month, even hundreds of dollars a year, but you have no idea! You may not know about what are called “grey charges.”

08/09/2013

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Credit Card Rewards: Are They Worth It?

It’s another sign the economy is improving: credit card incentives are on the rise.

CBS4–08/02/2013

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Pros & Cons Of Long-Term Car Loans

Even as the economy improves there are plenty of people who are struggling to make ends meet. For them, buying a new car means taking on a longer term loan in order to lower their monthly payments.

CBS Miami–07/26/2013

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