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June 11, 2013
Gas prices dropping but Minn. motorists still feeling the pinch
LANSING, Mich. — The pain is subsidingfor drivers in the Midwest, including Minnesota, who have been grappling with the highest gasoline prices...
June 11, 2013 - 11:22pm
June 3, 2013
S.D. boy finds $10,000 in K.C. hotel room
A 10-year-old boy found $10,000 in a drawer at a Kansas City hotel room and turned the money over to police. Tyler Schaefer found the money Saturday in the room at the Hilton airport hotel where he and his father, Cody Schaefer, were staying. The Kansas City Star reports ( http://bit.ly/16sloUJ)...
June 3, 2013 - 8:00am
May 15, 2013
Willmar, Minn., gas prices spike 35 cents in just hours
WILLMAR -- Minnesota gas prices skyrocketed past $4 per gallon Wednesday afternoon, with several gas stations in Willmar hitting $4.19 per gallon....
May 15, 2013 - 5:07pm
May 13, 2013
U.S. retail sales rise in April on cars, clothing
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans increased their spending in April at retail businesses, buying more cars and clothes while paying less for gas. The rebound from a weak March suggests consumers may help boost economic growth again this spring. By MARTIN CRUTSINGER Associated...
May 13, 2013 - 8:31am
May 7, 2013
U.S. consumers cut back on credit card use in March
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans cut back on using their credit cards in March, suggesting many were reluctant to take on high-interest debt to make purchases. By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans cut back on using their credit cards...
May 7, 2013 - 2:55pm
April 30, 2013
Fed likely to stick with low-rate stance this week
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A combination of scant inflation and still-modest U.S. economic growth will likely lead the Federal Reserve this week to maintain its drive to keep borrowing costs at record lows indefinitely. By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON...
April 30, 2013 - 7:13am
April 3, 2013
Financial discipline grows 5 years after crisis
BOSTON (AP) -- The frugality and investing discipline that the 2008 financial crisis imposed on Americans appear to have led to permanent changes in behavior on money matters, according to a survey by the nation's second largest mutual fund company. By MARK JEWELL AP Personal Finance...
April 3, 2013 - 1:00pm
April 1, 2013
Sense and Centsibility blog: Four tips to plan a successful ‘staycation’
By Ashley Hagelin Senseandcentsibility.areavoices.com
April 1, 2013 - 4:15pm
March 28, 2013
US rate on 30-year mortgage ticks up to 3.57 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages edged up this week but remained near historic lows. Low rates have helped drive the housing market's steady recovery. By MARCY GORDON AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages edged up this...
March 28, 2013 - 1:22pm
March 26, 2013
Consumer confidence falls in March
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans are less confident in the economy than they were last month as massive government spending cuts have stoked economic uncertainty. By MARCY GORDON AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans are less confident in the economy than they were last month...
March 26, 2013 - 12:47pm
Sales of new US homes slip 4.6 percent in February
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sales of new homes fell in February after climbing to the highest level in more than four years in January. By MARTIN CRUTSINGER...
March 26, 2013 - 10:45am
US home prices rise 8.1 percent, most since June 2006
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. home prices rose in January at the fastest annual pace since June 2006, just before the housing bubble burst. The gain...
March 26, 2013 - 9:13am
March 24, 2013
Exodus from bonds? Not yet
Market pros call it the Great Rotation. That's the long-awaited scenario when investors take their money out of bonds and sink it into stocks. By MARK JEWELL and MATTHEW CRAFT AP Business Writers Market pros call it the Great Rotation. That's the long-awaited scenario when investors...
March 24, 2013 - 2:47pm
March 19, 2013
Market rebounds, but retirement confidence doesn't
Workers appear to have little faith that the economic recovery and the stock market's climb have left them better-prepared for retirement. By MARK JEWELL AP Personal Finance Writer Workers appear to have little faith that the economic recovery and the stock market's climb have left...
March 19, 2013 - 4:59pm
US housing starts rise, permits at 4 1/2-year high
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. builders started more houses and apartments in February and received building permits for future construction at the fastest pace in 4 1/2 years. The increases point to a housing recovery that is gaining strength. By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer...
March 19, 2013 - 11:44am