CNN -- Staples shoppers faced a postal workers' picket line on Thursday.
Wedding season is upon us, and if you've got a few invitations on your calendar this summer, expect to spend more to celebrate the bride and groom's big day.
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Student loan bills can pile up quickly. So when it comes to paying them, many people rely on their parents or grandparents to co-sign the loan. But if something happens to them, the student could be forced into default.
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Netflix, the streaming video company said Monday that it planned to increase subscription prices for new customers by one or two dollars a month within the next few months
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CBSNews -- Think about this the next time your mouth goes dry and you could really use a glass of cool, clean water: Analysts with Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research warn in a recent report that, when it comes to global drinking water supplies, a "perfect storm" is approaching.
CBSNews -- Earnings reports come out this week and oil traders are back in business.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.--Missouri’s 6th Annual Green Sales Tax Holiday starts April 19.
(CNN)-- A security breach at Michaels Stores lasted eight months and affected about 3 million customers, the company said Thursday.
CBSNews -- High school and college students, take note: Summer job hiring has already begun and the jobs may be gone before your school lets out. Snagajob did the research and it turns out that 74 percent of companies that plan to hire summer workers intend to have that hiring done by the end of May and 7 percent have already filled their summer job slots.
CBSNews -- Investigators are closer to figuring out who hacked Target last year and a new study on weight gain on the job.
CBSNews -- New cars are being unveiled and the SAT is undergoing changes
CBSNews -- Despite General Motors' (GM) highly publicized massive recalls, the next hurdle will be to simply get consumers to bring those cars in for repairs.
CBSNews -- Fewer people are drinking soda and Twitter makes a new purchase.
ARKANSAS -- Tuesday marks tax day for Americans and procrastinators everywhere are feeling the pressure.
CBSNews -- Congress says the e-cigarette industry should be regulated and good news for crawfish lovers.
WASHINGTON - U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products.
CBSNews -- The investigation into GM continues and the President has nominated a new health and human services chair.
CBSNews -- Parents looking to buy anything connected with Walt Disney Co.'s (DIS) red-hot "Frozen" movie should be prepared to wait or pay top dollar.
CBSNews -- In a turbulent economy with constantly changing rules it's no surprise that the bill from Uncle Sam can sneak up on some of us. Whether you changed jobs, sold a house or became self-employed, changes in your life might mean you were caught unexpected this year without enough cash to pay the bill.
CBSNews -- GM is putting some engineers on paid leave and February was a rough month for flights arriving on time.
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CNN -- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has ordered Bank of America to pay $727 million to customers who were duped by the bank's illegal credit card marketing and billing practices.
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A major online security vulnerability dubbed "Heartbleed" could put your personal information at risk, including passwords, credit card information and e-mails.
Toyota announces five recalls affecting a total of 6.39 million vehicles globally. Recalled vehicles include 27 Toyota (TM) models, the Pontiac Vibe and the Subaru Trezia, produced from March 2012 through August 2013.
DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. has announced two recalls, affecting about 435,000 vehicles. The bigger recall impacts 386,000 Escape SUVs built between 2001 and 2004.
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A push is on in the legislature to say the state should not charge sales taxes on vehicles of a certain age. But some lawmakers worry about what the savings would cost and who could get hurt.
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WASHINGTON, DC -- A second straight month of solid job growth suggests the labor market is stabilizing, although employers have yet to start hiring at a clip consistent with rapid expansion.
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WASHINGTON, DC -- She's only been in the position since January, but today, General Motor's CEO Mary Barra will testify before Congress about deadly ignition switch issues in millions of its small cars.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney)--The General Motors recall that began in February has now grown to nearly 2.2 million vehicles in the U.S. That major recall combined with others means General Motors has announced recalls of nearly 4.8 million vehicles so far this year.
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CBSNews -- General Motors (GM) said late Friday it is recalling another 824,000 cars because faulty ignition switches may have been used to repair the vehicles.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Taking a hobby and making it profitable. Brave entrepreneurs all over the Ozarks are working to make it happen by taking something they love to do and making it a business.
JOPLIN, Mo.--- As the weather heats up, so does the housing market. Right now, house sales are slow and the harsh winter had a lot to do with that. In fact, since this time last year, the average days a home will stay on the market has quadrupled.
Slow down! Wait until you see how much a ticket hikes up your insurance.
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BOLIVAR, Mo. -- If you're interested in a job in healthcare, Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar is hosting a hiring event.
Sandwiched between the long winter and summer's influx of college grads, spring may be a prime season for job hunters. Get tips for spring cleaning your resume, and getting a jump on the job search.
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Spring traditionally brings new life to the real estate scene. But as the housing market continues its recovery, some buyers and sellers may be getting mixed messages about whether its the best time to get out there.
NEW YORK -- Nissan Motor is recalling more than 1 million vehicles in the United States and Canada to fix a software problem that could prevent the front passenger airbag from deploying in an accident.
WASHINGTON, DC -- A Senate committee will hold a hearing next week into GM's response to the discovery of faulty ignition switches. Sen. Claire McCaskill (R-MO) will chair the hearing.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – According to a recent study published WalletHub, Springfield is ranked as the 24th best city in the nation to start a business.
CNN -- Many Amazon.com customers awoke to some good news in their e-mail box Tuesday: a partial credit for e-books they bought.
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NEW YORK -- King Digital Entertainment, which makes the popular Candy Crush Saga online game, is one of 14 companies set to go public this week.
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(CBS News)--It used to be when a sign at the mall said EVERYTHING MUST GO, it meant a particular store was going out of business. These days it could very likely mean the entire mall is shutting down.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Tax day is only four Tuesdays away and many taxpayers are leaving money on the table. Students and older Missourians have their own tax credits you may not know about.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A second important income tax deadline is a little more than three weeks away and it could mean a lot of money for Missourians who didn’t do something three years ago.
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CBSNews -- As if taxpayers don't have enough to worry about. Thousands of Americans have been conned out of more than $1 million by crooks posing as IRS agents demanding tax payments, according to the U.S. Treasury.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield Airport has announced a $5.6 million redevelopment project will begin in mid-April in hopes to bring new business to the Springfield metro area.
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WASHINGTON, DC -- The Justice Department is set to announce as soon as Wednesday a billion-dollar agreement with Toyota to settle a federal probe of the automaker's handling of customer complaints related to unintended acceleration.
If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Wednesday, March 19, 2014...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A federal study says Missouri's union rate has dropped to its lowest point in 25 years.
College sports fans love it. Some bosses, hate it. As March Madness gets underway, daytime games and office pools could temporarily put work on the sidelines.
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CBSNews – Americans’ view of the economy is declining and Las Vegas goes green for St. Patrick's Day.
(CNN) -- Honda is recalling nearly 900,000 minivans for a defect that could increase fire risk.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Rep. Billy Long (R-MO 7th Dist.) plans to visit Expedia offices in Springfield Mar. 17.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Attorney General says at least one Springfield-area couple was deceived by business.
NEW YORK -- An auto safety group says federal data show there were 303 deaths in recalled General Motors cars in which airbags did not deploy, but GM says the report misrepresents raw information about crashes.
The price of an Amazon Prime membership was raised Thursday, but only half as much as the online retailer had said it was considering a month ago.
If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Thursday, March 13, 2014...
NEW YORK -- General Motors knew of an issue with its ignition switch several years before it has previously acknowledged.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A committee of the Missouri Senate has voted to move up a bill that could raise the state's minimum wage to $10 an hour.
If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Wednesday, March 12, 2014...
WASHINGTON -- Did General Motors and industry regulators fail to detect safety problems that have been linked to 13 deaths? That's the question members of Congress will want answered as they begin an investigation.
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. --The state’s low income housing tax credit program has been roasted by the state auditor as far too expensive and far less valuable to the state than supporters say it is.
We all have to do it, and many of us find we spend too much. Consumers are always looking for new - and especially quick - ways to save while grocery shopping.
If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Monday, March 10, 2014...
(CBS News) -- William Clay Ford, the owner of the Detroit Lions and last surviving grandchild of automotive pioneer Henry Ford, has died. He was 88.
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NEW YORK --The job market picked up more than expected in February, led by strong hiring in professional and business services.
CNN -- Staples will close 225 stores in North America by the middle of next year as the office supply retailer tries to trim costs in the face of weaker sales.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Because of an electrical problem at the Regal-Beloit plant in Springfield, the second shift has been cancelled for tonight at that location.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) --Attention Wal-Mart shoppers: Smartphone prices are coming down.
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FORT WORTH, Texas - RadioShack Corp. plans to close up to 1,100 of its under-performing stores in the U.S. and reported a wider loss for its fourth quarter as traffic slowed during the critical holiday season.
With more winter weather socking a large part of the U.S., it's tempting to think about a getaway to someplace warm. Get tips for saving for a dream vacation.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield businessman Johnny Morris collects more attention, as one of the richest men in the world.
CNN -- As free checking disappears from the nation's biggest banks, the accounts remain alive and well at credit unions.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- If you're having a conversation with a business person, you're going to want to know this term: one-mc.
CNN -- Sturm Ruger gun sales surged last year, but are coming down to more "realistic" levels in 2014, the company's chief executive said Wednesday.
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CBSNews -- The Tesla (TSLA) Model S and Ram 1500 scored top grades in the annual Consumer Reports new-car rankings released today. The Tesla electric car took the "best overall" vehicle honor, while the Ram topped the competitive pickup class.
After scaling back in the wake of the recession, it appears Americans are back to their old ways. Consumer debt is climbing and for many households, debt outweighs savings. An annual campaign encourages Americans to put more in the bank.
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A new survey shows Americans aren't saving as much money as they should.
CNN -- McDonald's and Taco Bell are cracking some eye-opening changes in the drive-thru lane.
NEW YORK -- Security experts say Apple has patched a hole that could have exposed sensitive information to hackers.
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CNN -- The maker of Candy Crush Saga and other wildly popular free video games filed for an initial public offering early Tuesday.
CBSNews -- The number of Americans who can afford to pay off their credit cards continues to drop, according to a new survey.
Tax season is already in full swing, with the I-R-S reporting a busy start to the 20-14 filing season. Unfortunately, scammers will be just as active as taxpayers.
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CBSNews -- The big winter storms we've seen lately are causing some big deals on car lots and a new study says there's a connection between money and love.
(CBS News)--NEW YORK - Writer Jen Singer, the mother of two teenage boys, wrestles with her grocery list every week to keep the household budget from getting away from her.
(CNN) -- Kickstarter, a popular crowd-funding site, urged users to change their passwords Saturday after announcing that it had been hacked.
(CNN)-- Sales of guns and ammo are losing steam after a frenzied run-up sparked by fears of greater restrictions in the wake of the Newtown shooting and other massacres.
CBSNews -- If you're having trouble finding true love, maybe you should be looking at work. A new survey finds that quite a few people find their spouses on the job
CBSNews -- Valentine's Day is about three things: Love, chocolate and money.
NEW YORK -- Jos. A. Bank, the men's clothing retailer that has been fighting off a hostile takeover attempt from larger rival Men's Wearhouse, announced Friday it has reached a deal to buy the Eddie Bauer clothing brand for $825 million.
ST.LOUIS, Mo. -- The newest virtual currency, Bitcoins, are heating up in Missouri. Bitcoin is a currency that can be used across the globe universally. While it may be getting more and more popular, one economist says questions are rising from the uncertainties.
If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Friday, February 14, 2014....
CNN -- General Motors announced a recall of about 780,000 vehicles in North America due to faulty ignition switches that can cause the engine to shut off unexpectedly.
NEW YORK -- Comcast said Thursday it had agreed to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion in a deal that would combine the two biggest cable companies in the United States.
NEW YORK -- The surging stock market helped boost average 401(k) balances to yet another record high in 2013. But many young and low-income workers are not doing such a great job of keeping that cash in their accounts.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Its being called another step into the virtual world and a way to connect countries using one global currency.
CNN -- Toyota is recalling 2.1 million of its Prius, RAV4, Tacoma and Lexus vehicles globally because of a software problem that could cause cars to stop suddenly.
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CBSNews -- While U.S. auto sales were good last year, they might have been even better if it weren't for car-sharing services, which have cost automakers about 500,000 new car sales in the past decade, according to a new study. The report by AlixPartners says this number will increase as more people take advantage of these services and give up owning cars.
CBSNews -- What are we to do about the billions of plastic shopping bags that Americans use – and often throw away – each year?
NEW YORK -- The Federal Reserve's leadership may have changed, but the message remains the same: The central bank plans to continue reducing its stimulus policy as the economy gradually improves.
OZARK, Mo. - A manufacturer of aluminum and stainless steel tanks plans to add about 30 new jobs at its plant in Ozark, part of a planned $200,000 expansion announced Tuesday.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- It may be winter, but it feels like spring in Pigmint Flower Shop, and they're getting ready for a busy Valentine's Day.
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CBSNews -- If you live in a state hit by this winter's extreme weather, you already know how miserable it is to drive on snow and ice. But to makes things worse, the cold weather is likely cutting your car's gas mileage and boosting your bill for gasoline.
If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Monday, February 10, 2014...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Several KOLR 10 viewers said they were wary about mass text messages sent out overnight.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--Two outstanding women business owners were honored today at the 6th Annual Women in Entrepreneurship Symposium. The winners were announced at the conference’s closing luncheon.
CNN -- Guns with slim profiles, pink stocks and glittery grips are aimed at one of the industry's fastest-growing clientele: women.
CNN -- After a chilly month for job growth in December, hiring warmed up a bit in January. But not by much.
The U.S. economy added 113,000 jobs last month, according to the government. That's an improvement from December, but was far weaker than hoped.
One of the sponsors of the U.S. Olympic team can't get their product to Sochi for the winter games because of an ongoing trade dispute between Russia and the U.S.
If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Friday, February 7, 2014...
CBSNews -- Move over, K-Cup. It's time for … the Coke-Cup?
CNN -- Maybe the days of rock-bottom mortgage interest rates aren't numbered, after all. Once again, rates are creeping down towards 4%.