• Sears and Kmart may survive after all

    Sears Holdings could escape its brush with annihilation after the retailer’s chairman and largest investor prevailed in an auction for a shrunken version of the company. The owner of the Sears and Kmart chains will be sold to hedge fund manager and longtime Sears backer Eddie Lampert’s ESL Investments if...
  • McDonald’s has something new to offer…Check it out!

    McDonald’s is going hog wild. The chain is launching Cheesy Bacon Fries on Jan. 30, along with the Big Mac Bacon burger and Quarter Pounder Bacon burger, the company said Wednesday. As the fast-food chain explained in its official announcement, “‘That’s too much bacon,’ said no one ever.” Except maybe a cardiologist. The trio of new menu items...
  • The cheapest days to plan flights for winter, spring, summer and fall!

    You can save lots by keeping this in mind: Summer isn’t the only season for travel. (iStock) If you do nothing else when planning your vacation, please compare airfares instead of going to one or two airline sites; it’s the easiest and most reliable way to save on tickets. But you can...
  • The real reason why auto thefts hit an all time high

    Thieves stole more vehicles in 2017 than they had in any single year since 2009 — and the biggest reason might have nothing to do with criminals being cunning. A combination of new technology and careless drivers spells opportunity for many criminals. And with the average price of vehicles climbing,...
  • Will Sears & Kmart be saved in a last minute deal ???

    Sears and Kmart could soon join the graveyard of deceased American retailers if they can’t reach a last-minute deal to save themselves in bankruptcy. Sears Holdings, which owns the two retailers, likely will reveal Tuesday whether it will consider a controversial offer by its chairman and largest investor to...
  • Apple announced new partnership

    Apple may not have an official booth or presence at CES but that doesn’t mean it isn’t making any news at the annual industry showcase. The iPhone-maker and electronics giant has announced partnerships with Samsung, LG and Vizio to bring its AirPlay 2 streaming technology to the latter’s TVs....
  • Check The Prices: Hospitals required to reveal prices online for all medical procedures

    Hospitals across the country rang in the New Year with a federal mandate to reveal their once-secret master price lists, although it’s unclear whether the new requirement will assist many patients or contain ever-rising health care costs. Starting Jan. 1, hospitals must publish online the starting price tags for every service or procedure. These detailed lists, known as chargemasters,...
  • IRS making money by taking taxpayers money during shutdown…No refunds will be issued

    As a partial government shutdown approaches its two-week point, concerns are growing that a heavily impacted Internal Revenue Service will delay issuing taxpayers’ refunds. The agency has categorized issuing tax refunds as a “non-excepted” activity — meaning those tasked with processing refunds would be furloughed during a shutdown. Meanwhile, several types...
  • Walmart, Best Buy and more: What’s closed, open on New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day

    Ushering in a new year can mean frantically shopping for last-minute items for the holiday, but hold off before you head out for that champagne flute. Many reliable retail stores will have altered hours New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. If you’ve got a little shopping to do...