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Home Depot Says Malware Affected 56M Payment Cards

September 18th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) (AP) -- The Home Depot says it has eliminated malware from its U.S. and Canadian networks that affected 56 million unique payment cards between April and September. The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer...

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Average US 30-Year Mortgage Rate Rises to 4.23 Percent

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September 18th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates surged this week, marking their largest one-week gain this year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac says the nationwide average for a 30-year loan jumped to 4.23 percent from 4.12 percent last...

Kohl’s Holiday Hiring to Rise by a Third

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September 17th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Susie Plank) By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Kohl's Corp. says it will hire more than 67,000 seasonal workers nationwide for the holiday shopping season, about a third more than last year's...

Poverty Rate Drops for the First Time Since 2006

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September 16th, 2014
By JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The poverty rate in the United States has dropped for the first time since 2006, bringing a bit of encouraging news about the nation's economy as President Barack Obama and Congress...

Angie's List

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Angie’s List: Finding the Right Auto Body Shop

September 16th, 2014
(WGGB) -- When you get into an accident or find your car on the receiving end of a hefty blow, one of the first calls you should make is to your insurance company. Your agent will typically give you a list of recommended auto body shops, but...

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Angie’s List: Sounding Off on Subpar Service

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September 9th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Contractor complaints are pretty common, but a new survey by Angie's List reveals just how often people are reporting serious problems with the work they paid for. "In a recent Harris poll we found that 50 percent of homeowners that...

Angie’s List: Preventing Lawn Mower Injuries

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September 2nd, 2014
(WGGB) -- The end of summer doesn't mean the end of lawn care. But, after months of mowing, it can be easy to put yourself on autopilot when you're cutting the grass. As you might guess, that's when accidents happen. Last year, more than 300,000...

Angie’s List: Beat the Heat with Window Treatments

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August 26th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Blasting the air conditioner may keep your house cool in the summer, but it won't help your bottom line. If your budget could use a break, you may want to focus on your windows -- or at least what's hanging around them. But what...

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Should parents limit screen time for kids 12 and younger?

September 18th, 2014
Should parents limit screen time for kids 12 and younger? Adults have been worried about kids watching too much TV since, well, forever. But it really is different now that we are all surrounded by screens nearly all...

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The most and least reliable gas furnaces

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September 18th, 2014
The most and least reliable gas furnaces Today’s more-efficient gas furnaces can save you up to $40 for every $100 you spend on fuel compared with older models. That means that even though replacing a furnace can...

3 great iOS 8 features for now, and 3 for later

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September 18th, 2014
3 great iOS 8 features for now, and 3 for later If you're an iPhone user who's not in the market for the new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, there is still and upgrade waiting for you. On Wednesday, Apple released iOS 8, the latest...

Amazon comes out with its first $100 tablet

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September 18th, 2014
Amazon comes out with its first $100 tablet Amazon today launched its lowest-priced tablet yet, which also happens to be the smallest we’ve seen so far. The $99 Kindle Fire HD has a 6-inch display, 1080p...