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First Person: I Shop 4 Different Grocery Stores to Keep My Foods Costs Under Control

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Soliciting the dead

It's taken a good 13 years to get over Madison. God blessed her parents David and Lisa Barron with their special-needs daughter for four-and-a-half years. Unable to walk, talk or breathe on her

Here Are The Privacy Concerns With Paypal's Mobile Wallet

To date, the company has partnered with Home Depot and Office Depot to test its point-of-sale service and plans to get 20 more major retailers on board by the end of the year.

Wednesday biz roundup: Washington Senate OKs Columbia River Crossing toll bill; Portland looks to double exports

Also in the news: Wieden+Kennedy lays off about 40 employees.

London close: Stocks finish down with Greece in focus

LONDON – - Oil rises on supply concerns. – PBOC to keep buying Eurozone debt. – Samaras to honour terms of new package.

Mortgage applications down as purchase demand falls

NEW YORK – Applications for home mortgages slipped last week, pulled lower by a steep drop in demand for home purchases, an industry group said on Wednesday.

Mobile credit card processing made easy

William Lewis highlights two easy options for getting started in the credit card game and staying mobile in the process: Square and GoPayment.

Banks' profits undermine their line on rates

The big four emerged stronger than ever from the GFC. The banks, however, would have Australians believe that they are in a parlous state.

Banks finding less-obvious ways to raise fees

Proposals for a $5 monthly fee for debit-card use are dead, but many banks are adding other fees to recoup revenue they've lost from recent government regulations.

BBB names top ten scams of 2011

The Better Business Bureau says it investigates thousands of scams every year, "from the latest gimmicks to schemes as old as the hills." Those investigations have produced the BBB's Top Ten Scams of 2011.