A Survival Guide to the Deluge of Daily Deals

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A Survival Guide to the Deluge of Daily Deals

How to manage daily deals and ensure you get the most bang for your buck.

Advisor Software Releases iPad App to Help Consumers Reach Financial Goals

Advisor Software Inc., a leading provider of wealth management solutions for the advisor market, is pleased to announce that its new iPad application, goalGetter, is available to consumers for free in Apple’s App Store.

MoneySmart apps

Penny pinchers have a lot to be thankful for in the information age. Rather than schlep-ping from store to store comparing prices, search engines fetch our merchandise and list them starting at the lowest price first.

NewsWatch: U.S. stocks gain; Dow suffers worst week since 08

U.S. stocks ended higher Friday but tumbled for the week, sending the Dow average to its worst weekly loss since 2008, with investors alert to any sign of policy makers acting further to bolster the global economy.

Lower interest rates: So what?

Lower interest rates for mortgages, other loans could help consumers. But Fed’s move to lower interest rates hurts savers and may not buoy stocks.

New online system aims to replace GIC brokers

Choice, convenience, speed, low cost and transparency are the new buzz words for the old-fashioned Guaranteed Investment Certificate, according to Toronto-based Finizi Corp.

NewsWatch: Obama debt-cut plan seen topping $1.5 trillion

There is not much question that President Barack Obama’s deficit-reduction plan will top $1.5 trillion dollars, but the key question is by how much.

Avoid becoming the victim of bad expat financial advice

There are a number of ways British expats can protect themselves when seeking financial advice abroad.

NewsWatch: August retail sales unchanged from July

Retail sales were steady in August, as consumers spent more on essentials at gas stations and grocery stores but less on cars, according to government data released Wednesday.

New Program ‘KTAB 4u’ Set to Debut Tuesday at 4pm

On Tuesday, September 13, afternoon television in the Big Country will get a lot more local when KTAB launches KTAB 4u. Hosted by KTAB’s Alex Hayes, KTAB 4u is a 30-minute locally produced lifestyle program that will focus on women’s issues.