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  • Causantes de los altos precios. El presupuesto familiar cada día rinde menos, debido principalmente al aumento en los precios de la gasolina y los alimentos que componen la canasta
  • Los nuevos clientes de la recesión. Adrienne Radtke piensa seguir desplazándose al trabajo en su bicicleta, incluso si los precios de la gasolina bajan. Steve Pizzini cambió su Cadillac Escalade
  • Los nuevos clientes de la recesión. Adrienne Radtke piensa seguir desplazándose al trabajo en su bicicleta, incluso si los precios de la gasolina bajan. Steve Pizzini cambió su Cadillac Escalade
  • The College Credit-Card Hustle. Universities and their alumni associations have discovered an unlikely and disturbing source of revenue: Increasingly, they are selling students' personal information to big credit-card companies
  • Trying to save by paying docs more. Cutting health costs by paying doctors more? That is the premise of experiments under way by federal and state government agencies and many insurers around
  • Economy forces consumer evolution. Adrienne Radtke plans to keep riding her bike to work even if gas prices drop. Steve Pizzini got rid of his Cadillac Escalade in favor
  • Regulators thwart 'bear raids' on stocks. An emergency order by Wall Street regulators to combat "bear raids" on vulnerable financial stocks, launched by traders that profit when stocks go down, goes
  • Americans dig deeper into debt. The collection agencies call at least 20 times a day. For a little quiet, Diane McLeod stashes her phone in the dishwasher. But right up until
  • Banks responsible for the loss of trust. By his own admission, Simi Valley resident Vince Asturi knew he had nothing to worry about when federal authorities took over IndyMac Bank. Asturi, 78, and
  • Lawsuit threatens Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Just when you thought that the drive toward better financial accounting couldn't be stopped, a stick may be shoved into the spokes. A decision expected
  • Si reaparece una deuda prescrita. Como si fuera un pecado de juventud que habíamos querido olvidar, puede que después de muchos años aparezca en nuestra vida una
  • Help for harried homeowners. The Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America is doing something that should have been done a long time ago. Beginning this Saturday, the nonprofit housing advocacy
  • Cash-back cards look more compelling. With new frequent-flyer fees, cash-back cards make more sense than ever for most consumers. Remember S&H Green Stamps? I sure do. When I was
  • Pay-as-you-drive auto insurance. An alliance of insurance companies and environmentalists wants to bring a new kind of mileage-based auto insurance to California and charge motorists only for the
  • Stock manipulation by rumor probed. Wall Street regulators are examining whether securities firms adequately police rumor-mongering used to manipulate stocks after shares of Lehman Bros. Holdings Inc., Fannie Mae and
  • Home equity lines frozen at IndyMac. The federal regulators who seized IndyMac Bank late last week reiterated Sunday that its branches would be open as usual this morning but said home
  • Estimate your carbon footprint. The Baltimore Sun offers a quick quiz to find out your current fuel emissions. The calculator was created by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Cutting down recyclables theft. SAN FRANCISCO - Every Wednesday night, Bruce Johnson dutifully puts his garbage and recycling on the curb for pickup, and every week he fumes as

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