Current laws prohibit merchants from adding surcharges to credit card transactions, even though the merchants themselves are dinged with fees for accepting the cards. But thanks to a lawsuit brought by retailers against card-issuers, all that could soon change.
Online shoppers often cite the convenience of purchasing items from web retailers like Amazon, but another perk to cyber shopping is that buyers often don’t have to pay sales tax. Thanks to a congressional bill, though, that could soon change.
Before you sign up for a new credit card, wouldn’t it be great to know which companies have the happiest customers? Thanks to a new publicly-available complaint database, now you will — and much of the work has already been done for you.
Money may be tight for lots of Americans, but that doesn’t mean we’ve lost our spirit of giving. A new study says we actually gave more to non-profits and charities in 2011 than in the year prior — but we’re still way off from the donations seen …
One of the most familiar sights of summer is the neighborhood ice cream truck. But thanks to a shortage of many popular frozen treats made by Good Humor, you may not be seeing those trucks quite as often in the months to come.