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Johnsonville recalls more than 48,000 pounds of frozen cheddar and bacon pork patties
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:26:00 -0500
More than 48,000 pounds of Johnsonville raw ground pork patties are being recalled because they might be contaminated with black rubber.
Businesses offer furlough freebies, shutdown specials and assistance to federal workers
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:21:42 -0500
Wireless providers including AT&T, Verizon and Sprint are willing to work with furloughed federal government workers on payment programs.
Autonomous cars? Not yet. Digital cockpits, assisted driving the latest auto tech focus
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 10:17:55 -0500
Automakers and tech companies are shifting toward valuable, practical, and safety-focused enhancements to the driving experience.
January specials: Your monthly guide to freebies and meal deals
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:09:31 -0500
Check USA TODAY's January roundup of free food and meal deals often as it will be frequently updated with additional freebies and savings.
3 highs, 3 lows of Detroit auto show: Toyota Supra generates buzz, Infiniti flubs debut
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:46:25 -0500
Electric cars might be the future, but you wouldn't know that from the debuts at the 2019 Detroit auto show.
The coolest cars from the Detroit auto show
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:36:52 -0500
From a reborn Toyota Supra to the muscle-car favorite Ford Shelby GT 500, here are the models that will turn heads at the Detroit auto show.
CES Editors' Choice Awards: The best and coolest tech to expect in 2019
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:04:50 -0500
Reviewed names its CES Editors' Choice Award winners
CEO: WOW Air shrinks to 4 US cities as it 'gets back to basics'
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 09:57:01 -0500
WOW Air CEO confirmed which U.S. cities will be in its summer schedule, ending months of speculation about where the airline would continue to fly.
From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 07:42:47 -0500
Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.
New study reveals the average American's credit card balance
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:48:04 -0500
Cash may be king, but if that’s true, then credit cards are the ace.
Do the tax law changes help or hurt you? A new calculator can help you find out
Thu, 6 Dec 2018 10:30:00 -0500
TurboTax is releasing a new calculator that breaks down how the law affects what residents could pay in federal taxes in each state.
Tiffany sales fall during holiday season
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:14:18 -0500
In a recent press release, Tiffany & Co. said it’s worldwide sales during the holiday season fell 2 percent. Veuer's Mercer Morrison has the story.
Dead cars are coming back with a vengeance
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:23:59 -0500
Remember your favorite car, automakers are resurrecting past models
How much for a can of beans? Red Dead Online's virtual world grapples with real economic problems
Fri, 7 Dec 2018 17:57:40 -0500
Players of critically lauded 'Red Dead Redemption 2's online offshoot are upset about the game's economy. It's not the first to raise gamers' ire.
Perdue Farms recalls chicken nuggets because they may contain wood
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:55:39 -0500
Some Perdue Foods chicken nuggets may be contaminated with wood, according to a recall USDA recall notice.
Bud Light is adding nutrition facts to label, and that could shake up craft beer
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 06:00:01 -0500
Years of drinking in ignorance are ending as nutrition facts appear in more places, exposing the reality behind flavorful craft beers.
FDA head: Agency may call back more food safety staff, currently out due to shutdown
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 14:16:42 -0500
Food and Drug Administration head Scott Gottlieb says the agency may call back additional unpaid food safety workers during the government shutdown.
Drinks with a twist: Non-alcoholic mocktails are creating lots of buzz
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:16:25 -0500
Americans are increasingly health conscious, but have more sophisticated taste, so when they choose to forego alcohol, they now have great choices.
5 reasons to get 'smart' about your thermostat: What you need to know about Nest, Ecobee
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 06:00:05 -0500
Smart thermostats save money and are kinder to the environment. They also offer a level of convenience that most of us have never imagined before.
Here are the 5 best Amazon deals you can get this weekend
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 10:24:07 -0500
Of all Amazon's deals, these are the best offers on the bet products.
Banksy’s mural on a garage sells for more than $100,000
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:34:47 -0500
It’s titled “Season Greetings.”
Chasing Amazon: The store of the future is already here as retailers up their tech game
Thu, 27 Dec 2018 15:45:55 -0500
From holograms that greet shoppers at the door, to a robot that alerts when inventory is low, technology has become retailers primary battleground
Looking to catch a break? Why you need to create a financial planning calendar for the year
Fri, 4 Jan 2019 06:00:02 -0500
I want to help you find your breaks – when you experience an unordinary influx of money or the disappearance of a monthly obligation.
Facing populist assault, global elites regroup in Davos, without US delegation
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 11:37:39 -0500
The annual World Economic Forum prepares to open -- and readies to face potential criticism amid growing global populism.
Is term life insurance worth paying for at age 70?
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:01:05 -0500
I'm halfway through a 20-year term policy for $300,000. It costs me $3,600/year. Would it be a poor choice to drop the policy?
We tested 14 popular cheeses from Trader Joe’s—and this was the best one
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 10:01:20 -0500
From brie to cheddar, we tried them all.
10 US cities where employees are happiest
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:28:53 -0500
And not so happy…
6 questions I had after getting a new PS4
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:32:15 -0500
Are you taking advantage of everything the PS4 has to offer?
Managing money is hard. Retirement shouldn't be. Get advice here.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 12:48:20 -0500
managing your money
First look: United unveils new uniforms for 70,000 frontline employees
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 09:57:56 -0500
Uniforms have been in the works for more than a year, with designer Tracy Reese and retailers Brooks Brothers and Carhartt working behind the scenes.
Is the stock market open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day?
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:15:33 -0500
U.S. stock markets are closed on Monday to observe Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.
How banks are helping you budget and track your money to avoid overspending
Thu, 27 Dec 2018 10:31:08 -0500
Mom can't always be there to tell you when to stop spending. But Huntington Bank and others are promoting new tracking tools to keep resolutions.
Apple's iPhone SE sneaks back into smartphone marketplace – for a few hours, at least
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 20:26:00 -0500
Apple has quietly begun making the smaller iPhone SE available again. It quit selling the smartphone two years ago as consumers opted for bigger devices.
Tesla to cut workforce by 7 percent, increase Model 3 production at lower prices
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:34:38 -0500
Saying the road ahead was “very difficult,” Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk said Friday that the company would be cutting its staff by about 7 percent.
Financial planning: How to meet your money goals in 2019
Fri, 7 Dec 2018 07:01:05 -0500
At the start of each year, I declare goals that can be quantified. And by New Year's Eve, I've either delivered or not. Here's how I succeed.
Chili's worker says she was denied promotion because she didn't match 'what a woman should look like'
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:31:02 -0500
Meagan Hunter says a manager at a Chili's Grill & Bar restaurant in Phoenix told her her clothes were not "gender appropriate."
Toyota Supra is revived: See the photos
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 09:45:01 -0500
Toyota resuscitated the Toyota Supra sports car at the Detroit auto show. The car will return to dealerships as a 2020 model.
Norwegian Air closing Boeing 737 bases in US Northeast
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 10:02:54 -0500
Norwegian shifting bases for Boeing 737 Max crews to Europe, but says change won't bring flight cuts to current schedules in Providence and Newburgh.
Many colors, many flavors make mocktails hip
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:13:22 -0500
Many colors, flavors make mocktails the in drink right now
Hospitals now required to reveal secret prices lists online for every medical procedure, service
Fri, 4 Jan 2019 07:23:39 -0500
Hospitals across the country rang in the New Year with a federal mandate to reveal their once-secret master price lists.
PayPal will fund $25M in cash advances for unpaid federal workers
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:03:52 -0500
PayPal is dishing out up to $25 million dollars in cash to federal workers who are going without pay during the partial government shutdown. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.
Why the stock market is headed for a swift recovery
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 07:01:05 -0500
Everywhere I look, people seek negatives and ignore positives. When that happens, better times lie ahead for the stock market.
Free coffee, doughnuts, cheeseburgers and more: How to fill 2019 with freebies and deals
Sun, 13 Jan 2019 13:43:33 -0500
Since planning is usually needed to snag a bargain, we've rounded up some of the biggest deal days of 2019.
Recall: Chicken nuggets may be contaminated with wood
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:33:33 -0500
Perdue Farms is recalling almost 70,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after consumers complained about finding wood in their food.
From delivery to eco-friendly packaging and tons of recalls: A look at 2018's food trends
Wed, 26 Dec 2018 10:22:23 -0500
Food recalls, green packaging and fast-food delivery were big industry news this past year, according to experts.
Sears bid challenged by creditors who say chairman stripped company to enrich himself
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:40:46 -0500
Saying Sears Holdings chairman Eddie Lampert engaged in a years long "scheme'' to strip the company bare, creditors are challenging his bid to buy it
Amazon pushing hard into ocean shipping, making it easier for Chinese goods to get to you
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:00:01 -0500
Amazon has ramped up its ocean shipping service, as of this week sending close to 4.7 million cartons of consumers goods from China to the U.S.
Can an employer ask you to do tasks not in the job description of a new position? Ask HR
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:39:09 -0500
A job description is rarely an exhaustive list of duties. Managers and recruiters often do not fully anticipate all the tasks that a job encompasses.
Allegiant: 16 new routes include first-ever Alaska flights
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 09:57:34 -0500
Allegiant Air will begin flying to Alaska for the first time, adding flights to Anchorage as part of a broader 16-route expansion for its summer schedule.
Cities where it's easiest to buy a house for less than $100K
Wed, 9 Jan 2019 06:00:07 -0500
24/7 Wall St. reviewed median home value data from the U.S. Census Bureau to identify where it’s easiest to buy a house for less than $100,000.
Spirit Airlines targets Raleigh/Durham for big expansion, adds 7 routes
Sun, 20 Jan 2019 09:57:11 -0500
Fast-growing Spirit Airlines will make a big debut at the airport, launching seven different nonstop routes when its Raleigh/Durham service begins May 2.