Older workers' Social Security decisions

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT) — Many people on the verge of retirement lack knowledge about how Social Security works. Most older workers can't identify basic information about more…

Industry experts: Hackers hitting Macs with virus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MELBOURNE HERALD-SUN) — THE computer security industry buzzed with warnings that more than a half-million Macintosh computers may have been infected with a virus targeting Apple machines. Sign more…

Americans brace for next foreclosure wave

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Half a decade into the deepest U.S. housing crisis since the 1930s, many Americans are hoping the crisis is finally nearing its end. House sales are more…

FTC sues online payday loan company

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sacramento Bee) The TV ads were enticing and convincing: With just a few clicks online, a $1,500 payday loan could be yours. Short on cash during the Christmas more…

Run on guns is making investors happy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SEEKINGALPHA) — Most people who read my articles know that I walk in two very different investment lines. First and foremost I am an income investor always looking more…

Ham prices high heading into Easter holiday

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) Ham will be the centerpiece of many Easter dinners this weekend, but the cost of that traditional main dish may make it harder for families to more…

Skittles sales up after Trayvon shooting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) Skittles are the candy of the moment. Rashaun Collins, who owns the Discreetly Greek T-shirt company in Minnesota, slips a pack into every order he more…