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4 Best Restaurant Deals in July

Steve Helber/AP It isn't as easy as it used to be to score a restaurant bargain these days. Food costs and operating expenses are moving higher for most chains, and this is the kind of overhead that often gets passed on to seated consumers. It doesn't have to be that way. Show More Summary

Market Wrap: Stocks Slip on Greece Worries, Tepid Job Data

Richard Drew/AP By Sinead Carew NEW YORK -- Stocks closed slightly lower Thursday after the International Monetary Fund warned Greece ahead of its Sunday referendum that it faces a huge financial hole and mixed jobs data dampened the U.S. Show More Summary

Whole Foods CEOs Apologize for Pricing Problems

Julie Jacobson/AP NEW YORK -- Whole Foods Market's (WFM) CEOs apologized Thursday for pricing issues at its stores, a week after a New York investigation found that the natural food grocer routinely overcharged for prepackaged fruits,...Show More Summary

Ford Recalls 432,000 Cars Over Software Problem

Carlos Osorio/APFord Focus vehicles in a storage lot in Ypsilanti, Mich. NEW YORK -- Ford is recalling 432,000 Focus, C-Max and Escape vehicles because of a software problem that could keep their engines running after drivers try to shut them down. Ford Motor (F) says there is a flaw in the body control module software in the vehicles. Show More Summary

Slash Your Summer Cooling Bill -- Savings Experiment

#fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-8305{display:none;}.cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-8305, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-8305{width:570px;display:block;} Summer is here and as the temperature continues to rise, you've probably noticed that your energy bill does, too. Show More Summary

Employers Add 223,000 Jobs; Jobless Rate Falls to 5.3%

M. Spencer Green/AP By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER WASHINGTON -- U.S. employers added a solid 223,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent, a seven-year low. The numbers show the job market moving close to full health...Show More Summary

Market Wrap: Wall Street Rises but Energy Shares Fall

Richard Drew/AP By Sinead Carew NEW YORK -- Stocks closed higher Wednesday but were down from earlier highs as energy stocks declined and Greece's debt crisis showed no clear signs of resolution. The benchmark S&P 500's energy sector...Show More Summary

U.S. Sues to Block GE Appliance Unit Sale to Electrolux

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images NEW YORK -- The U.S. government is seeking to stop Electrolux from buying General Electric's appliance division, saying the combined company would dominate sales of kitchen appliances to customers...Show More Summary

Macy's Latest Company to Cut Ties With Donald Trump

Slaven Vlasic/Getty ImagesDonald Trump at the Success by Trump fragrance launch at Macy's Herald Square in 2012. By Krystina Gustafson Macy's (M) is ending its 11-year partnership with Donald Trump, in response to uproar from Hispanic...Show More Summary

Toyota's Top Female Executive Resigns After Arrest in Japan

Tsutomu Agechi/Kyodo News via APToyota Motor's former head of public relations, Julie Hamp. By YURI KAGEYAMA TOKYO -- Julie Hamp, Toyota's most senior female executive, has resigned following her arrest in Japan on suspicion of drugShow More Summary

ADP: Private Sector Goes on a Hiring Spree in June

Alan Diaz/AP By Richard Leong NEW YORK -- U.S. private employers added 237,000 jobs in June, the biggest gain since December, suggesting further improvement in the jobs market which may allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates...Show More Summary

How to Earn a Six-Figure Income in the Sharing Economy

Getty Images By Mia Taylor NEW YORK -- It may be time to quit your day job. Just ask Redd Horrocks. Two and a half years ago the Las Vegas resident was making about $52,000 a year as a stage manager for an event production company and...Show More Summary

When Money Gets in the Way of Major Life Decisions

Getty Images By Emma Miller For many of us, tomorrow's to-do list is getting longer. A survey from the American Institute of CPAs finds that 51 percent of Americans have delayed a significant decision because of financial anxiety --Show More Summary

How a Quick Call Can Change 4 Things About Your Credit Card

Getty ImagesWant to lower your APR or increase your credit card spending limit? All you have to do is ask. By Matt Schulz A simple phone call can potentially save you hundreds of dollars, improve your credit score, score you extra frequent...Show More Summary

Ask Stacy: When Can I Stop Paying Mortgage Insurance?

Getty Images By Stacy Johnson Hopefully you have home, health and car insurance. But there's one kind of insurance you might pay for that you'd rather not: private mortgage insurance, otherwise know as PMI. Here's this week's question: I asked JPMorgan Chase if they could stop charging me mortgage insurance. Show More Summary

What's Cheap to Buy in July?

Getty Images By Raechel Conover In case you're wondering, there are simple answers to what goods are worth buying in July. The Independence Day holiday is a turning point and once past, retailers start setting their sights on fall, which makes July a good month to snatch up deals on mattresses, paint, jewelry, grills and more. Show More Summary

Market Wrap: Stocks Rise on Hopes of Greek Debt Deal

Richard Drew/AP By Sinead Carew NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks finished up after a choppy trading day as investors held out hope Tuesday for deal to keep Greece in the euro even as it veered close to a potential debt default. Greece, hoursShow More Summary

5 Digital Music Options That Are Cheaper Than Apple Music

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesApple executive Eddy Cue speaks at the World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Digital music services were hot before, but now they're even hotter with Apple's (AAPL) launch Tuesday of Apple Music. Show More Summary

Maximize Your Trip to the Outlets -- Savings Experiment

#fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-497655{display:none;}.cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-497655, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-497655{width:570px;display:block;} As we all know, outlet malls are a great way to save money on brand name items. Show More Summary

Consumer Confidence Index Climbs in June

David Goldman/AP By MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON -- Consumer confidence showed a solid gain in June following a modest increase in May, supporting the view that strong job gains are giving a boost to the overall economy. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 101.4 in June, up from a May reading of 94.6. Show More Summary

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