Archive for January, 2011

Visa responds to challenge over ‘no surcharge’ rules

Canadian shoppers will suffer if a government watchdog strikes down rules that prevent retailers from charging extra fees to use credit cards, Visa Canada said in a legal filing Monday. (7 mins ago)

Wanted: Owner for new Habitat for Humanity house

A nonprofit group seeks someone to work on and occupy a house under construction in Newport (14 mins ago)

LinkedIn files papers for an initial public offering

LinkedIn is hoping to make some new friends among public shareholders. (47 mins ago)

How To Save $250 On Gas Yearly ?? Without Buying A Prius

There’s nothing you can do to lower your gas costs. Right? I mean, you could buy a more efficient (2 hours ago)

State of personal finance: How are we doing?

CHICAGO Just as President Barack Obama took a reassuring tone in the State of the Union address, there are reasons for optimism when it comes to our personal finances. (42 mins ago)

3 On Your Side: Students Find Ways Around Credit Laws

Sweeping reforms to the banking industry have made it much tougher for college students to get their own credit cards. But parents listen up! Teens are finding ways to get around the new laws. (16 mins ago)

Arizona mayor files for bankruptcy

Documents show Surprise Mayor Lyn Truitt owes more than $77,000 on 10 different credit cards and has two mortgages totaling $371,000 on his home. (7 mins ago)

Measures to manage rising household debts

KUCHING: Bank Negara Malaysia is foreseen to introduce measures to manage the rising household debt, particularly on the eligibility of credit cards and the repayment period of hire-purchase financing. (27 mins ago)

John Young touts his first 100 days as Jefferson Parish president

He sought to restore trust in government after Aaron Broussard resigned amid scandal (26 mins ago)

Cab seizes $700,000 from credit card gang

THE CRIMINAL Assets Bureau has seized almost $700,000 from an international crime gang which took small amounts of money from more than 60,000 credit cards, the details of which had been illegally obtained on the black market. (48 mins ago)