There's sharp debate among forecasters as they examine the durability of the economic recovery and discuss what will happen next.
Gift cards must remain valid for five years, and if you don't spend it in that time, you get a new one for free, according to federal regulations that just took effect.
Online coupons are shaking up the advertising industry, according to a new report from Borrell Associates. The local ad research and consulting firm in Williamsburg, Va., forecasts the online coupons business will grow almost 14 percent in 2011, reaching $9.1 billion. That's still small compared with an overall ad market forecast at $238.6 billion. But its fast growth portends big changes in the way you get your coupons and, ultimately, how you shop. Here are four strategies to take advantage now of the expected flurry of online coupons:
The Dow dipped below 10000 Wednesday morning, weighed down by unfavorable economic reports. A look at the options for investors in mutual funds.
Is tail risk hedging really the best way to protect against a "Black Swan" event?
Bond funds have been a popular investor choice in recent weeks, but some investment gurus warn of a bond-fund bubble that will burst. Here's the case for and against bond funds.