Archive for November, 2009

Half of Americans shop online, especially today, Cyber Monday

As Americans plug back in today after a long Thanksgiving weekend, nearly 1 out of every 6 adults will get out his or her credit cards for a holiday known as Cyber Monday and buy something online. (4 mins ago)

SEABHS CEO Dana Johnson fired

Ongoing criminal investigation centers on misuse of funding (1 hour ago)

US delays crackdown on Internet gambling

The US Treasury Department and Federal Reserve Board delayed for six months on Friday the enforcement of new rules designed to crack down on Internet gambling. (29 mins ago)

Taking the Indirect Path to Online Holiday Savings

Instead of going straight to a retailer, online shoppers may do better by choosing another entrance to that retailer’s Web site. (8 mins ago)

Residents Speak Out Against Post Office Closures

A small but spirited crowd turned up at a town hall meeting at Longfellow Middle School Tuesday night to protest the proposed closure of Berkeley’s Park Station post office on Sacramento Street. (25 mins ago)

Best Ways to Pay For Holiday Purchases

You’ve figured out your holiday gift list. The next question: How to pay for purchases? Here, the best ways to pay for different items on your list this winter. (3 mins ago)

More holiday cards are debit

When consumers step up to the cash register to pay for their holiday purchases this year, a large percentage will pay with a debit card. (12 mins ago)

AP Poll: Debt stress turns shoppers into Scrooges

WASHINGTON – A lot more Americans are feeling stressed out by debtthis holiday season, raising the glum likelihood they’ll behave like Scrooge rather than Santa. (49 secs ago)

Your guide to the best Black Friday deals

By JILL KELLEY Cox Newspapers With all the price wars, extreme discounts and blockbuster sales we have seen in the last two months, it will be interesting to see just how low the stores go to get our business. Get a sneak peak at some of the deals here. (2 hours ago)

Elkins: Changes planned for KACo

County Judge-Executive Larry Elkins says he’s encouraged by new leadership and new policies for the Kentucky Association of Counties. (1 hour ago)