It's common knowledge that salaries and the prices of houses and cars are negotiable. But with a little effort and the right strategy, you can also negotiate expensive cable TV packages, sky-high medical bills or the interest costs on your credit card.
Retail sales in the US increased an unexpected 0.3 percent in October as falling gas prices freed up discretionary spending, according to the Commerce Department. The strong retail sales report left retailers optimistic about the crucial holiday shopping season.
Black Friday at Walmart is broken into 'events,' with the best deals divided among specific chunks of time. The best Walmart Black Friday deals include the cheapest 65" TV deal yet and an unprecedented bargain on a Dyson vacuum cleaner.
The number of actual and potential Tesla Model S variants exploded with the launch of the "D" dual motor all-wheel drive system but to simplify its assembly process and boost production rates, Tesla Motors is making some cuts.
Congress needs to finance highway and transit projects but can’t agree on how. The traditional revenue source is the gas tax. Gas prices are at their lowest levels in years and dropping. Consumers would barely notice if they had to pay a bit more now at the pump. But a gas tax hike won't happen.
Wal-Mart is one of many retailers to offer some form of price-matching during Black Friday sales. Here's a guide to understanding price matching, including some breakdowns of the Black Friday price matching policies for Wal-Mart, Target, and other retailers.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said it would buy Procter and Gamble's Duracell battery business in exchange for its entire $4.7 billion stake in the household products maker. Buffet said in a statement that he's always been 'impressed' by Duracell, and shares of P&G fell 1 percent in early trading.
If you want a single reason for why Democrats lost big on Election Day 2014 it’s this: Median household income continues to drop, and this is the first 'recovery' in memory in which this has happened.
Prepaid debut cards may soon come under new rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which is expected to release a proposal Nov. 13. Regulations may affect overdrafts and require clearer disclosures from card issuers regarding what it costs you to use their products
The best tablets are just part of Kmart's Black Friday assault this year. In addition to some of the best tablets, Black Friday at Kmart boasts the earliest opening time and more great bargains on electronics.
Macy's reported a 23 percent increase in its fiscal third quarter but cut its annual profit outlook because of a sales shortfall in the period. Macy's is the first of the major retailers to report Q3 results, which should provide a glimpse into shoppers' mindset as the retail industry gears up for the critical holiday shopping season.
General Motors scrambled to secure repair parts in the months leading up to the ignition switch recall announcement this past spring -- months during which the company could've alerted owners of the problem. GM's internal, highly bureaucratic structure is largely to blame.
US British and Swiss regulators have fined five global banks $3.4 billion for attempting to manipulate foreign exchange markets — the latest penalties for an industry previously criticized for their role in triggering the global financial crisis. The Justice Department is conducting their own investigations and further penalties are possible.
Black Friday proved a nightmare for Target last year, so the retailer is hoping to lure shoppers back with a strong selection of deals. Among Target's best Black Friday deals are record breaking deals on TVs and a never-before-seen sale on gift cards.