If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, March 9, 2015...
The U.S. economy added 295,000 jobs in February, which crushed expectations. That's the lowest unemployment rate since May 2008
Did that infomercial sound too good to be true? If it was about a Snuggie, it may very well have been.
If you're thinking ahead to some spring cleaning, you may want to put tidying up finances and your credit report on that list. In today's Consumer Watch, a look at some credit score missteps you may not even realize you are making.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, March 6, 2015...
There's a new alert about a massive phone scam involving criminals posing as IRS agents. It's something you need to know about with the income tax filing deadline only a month and a half away.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, March 5, 2015...
The inventor of K-Cups regrets that he ever invented them.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Local manufacturing company Loren Cook is hosting a hiring event today.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, March 4, 2015...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri brought in nearly five percent more revenue this month than this time last year.
CBSNews -- A proposed federal ban on the manufacture and sale of popular ammunition for AR-15 semiautomatic rifles has prompted angry gun enthusiasts to stock up on the coveted bullets.
CBSNews -- Furniture that can charge your electronics may be on the way.
Leaders in Congress cannot agree on an increase in the federal minimum wage. But across America, big companies are hiking the wages of their workers. Is it enough?
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, March 2, 2015...
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, February 27, 2015....
WEST PLAINS, Mo. -- The USDA announced funding for Downtown West Plains to help expand the Ozarks Small Business Incubator on Thursday.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- With the click of a mouse, you can donate cash to the cause of your choice as crowd funding continues to expand online. Anyone can make a page asking for money. So where do the donated dollars really go? Some may have good intentions, while others may be taking advantage of generosity.
CBSNews -- The public profile of larger women got a major boost in January as 29-year-old Tess Holliday became the first plus-size model signed to a major agency. Still, women in the plus-size range said finding clothes that fit isn't as easy as it should be.
CBSNews -- Your credit card interest rate may be going up.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Hundreds of thousands of dollars in funding was awarded to local agencies to assist with community development.
CBSNews -- Given a change to American Express (AXP) cards, some customers might be tempted to leave home without it.
DALLAS -- Southwest Airlines Co. says it has grounded 128 planes after failing to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails.
A pet owner sues Purina, claiming one of its dog food brands died after eating Beneful and two of his dogs got sick.
The all-electric Tesla Model S has come out on top as the best car Consumer Reports has tested. It's also one of three American cars to earn a slot among Consumer Reports' Top Picks this year, the first time that's happened since 1998.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, February 25, 2015....
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, February 24, 2015....
CBSNews -- During Sunday night's Academy Awards, best supporting actress winner Patricia Arquette took the opportunity of her victory speech to raise awareness about gender inequality.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – One in three Missourians are impacted by the Anthem data breach, according to new information given to the Missouri Department of Insurance.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, February 23, 2015....
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- A benefit for Springfield Police Officer Aaron Pearson will be held Monday night at Incredible Pizza Company.
CBSNews -- With Walmart's (WMT) announcement yesterday that it will raise the wages of 500,000 employees, the public spotlight is shining on other employers, such as restaurants, that rely on low-wage workers to see if they follow suit.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri State Highway Patrol is testing for new troopers.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- New statistics show Americans are deeper in debt now than any time in the last ten years and the Employee Benefit Research Institute reports 55 to 64 year olds heading into retirement are facing more debt than any other age group.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, February 20, 2015....
CNN -- Walmart, the frequent focus of advocates for low-wage workers, is giving its lowest-paid workers a raise.
BRANSON, Mo. -- The Missouri Career Center in Branson is hosting a hiring event today.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, February 19, 2015....
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, February 18, 2015....
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The owner of a local business was sentenced to two years in prison without parole for failing to file tax returns on over $1.9 million in income over a 5-year period.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A House committee will discuss a bill that would change the way landlords collect security deposits.
It's been a very long winter for many parts of the country. Record breaking snows and cold temperatures could be costing us more than we think.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, February 17, 2015....
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Monday presented an opportunity in the Ozarks for people who shovel snow for some extra cash.
CNN -- The Obama administration is expected to move forward soon on its plan to provide overtime pay protections to low-salaried managers who don't qualify for them.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, February 16, 2015....
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Folks are hitting local candy stores in preparation for Valentine's Day.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, February 13, 2015....
CNN -- It was by far the worst year for vehicle recalls. Ever.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Two Powerball ticketholders from the Ozarks won $10,000 in Wednesday night’s drawing.