On the Money: Tips to Make the Best of Post-Holiday Shopping

NEW YORK — Holiday shopping doesn’t end with Christmas. Shoppers can take advantage of fatter discounts on clothing, home decor and other items between Christmas and well into January. ”Don’t assume that a sale is a good deal. Do price comparisons.” — Ju...
Photo of Amazon warehouse

Amazon Offer to Employees: Quit Job, Start Delivery Business

NEW YORK — Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we'll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages. Amazon says it will cover up to $10,000 in startup costs for employe...
Photo of Amazon box

Amazon to Bring 1-Day Delivery to Prime Members

NEW YORK — Two-day delivery is going out of style. "It is a smart change, but it is also one that is becoming increasingly necessary. Other retailers have really upped their game in terms of delivery." — Nei...
Photo of a July 4 cookout spread

News To Celebrate: A July 4 Cookout Costs Less This Year

A cookout for the Fourth of July will cost slightly less this year, coming in at less than $6 per person, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. The Farm Bureau’s informal survey indicates the average cost of a summer cookout for 10 people is $55...