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Monday, Mar 28, 2016 at 08:31 PM PDT

Spring Cleaning? Try a Local Pawn Shop

Spring Cleaning? Try a Local Pawn Shop

You can make some money selling items sitting around the house.

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2016 at 08:33 PM PDT

Taxes: Fact or Fiction?

Taxes: Fact or Fiction?

The tax deadline is one month away, and many still have not filed their taxes. Millions of people wait till the last minute. Some people because they owe money, some people because they are confused by the...

Saturday, Mar 12, 2016 at 11:31 AM PST

Millennials Impacting Breakfast Landscape

Millennials Impacting Breakfast Landscape

Fewer people are eating cereal and instead going for breakfast burritos, sandwiches and muffins.

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016 at 08:17 PM PST

Oil's Impact on Local Gas Prices

Oil's Impact on Local Gas Prices

Filling up your gas tank is like a big game of “The Price is Right.”

Friday, Mar 4, 2016 at 05:03 PM PST

Shopping Around for Cell Phone Deals

Shopping Around for Cell Phone Deals

In the last couple years, the cell phone industry has gone through some pretty big changes, including phasing out long-term contracts. That has created more competition and better deals for customers.

Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 at 10:24 AM PST

Wedding Dresses on a Budget

Wedding Dresses on a Budget

Store sells budget wedding dresses.

Friday, Feb 19, 2016 at 07:35 PM PST

Smaller Is Better for Soft Drinks

Smaller Is Better for Soft Drinks

Coke reports a jump in sales for smaller cans and bottles.

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016 at 03:36 PM PST

SDUSD Alerts Parents to Student Info Release

SDUSD Alerts Parents to Student Info Release

San Diego Unified School District officials are notifying parents that all school districts in the state of California will be following a court order and handing over student records to a nonprofit community...

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016 at 10:30 AM PST

California Student Information Released to Nonprofit

California Student Information Released to Nonprofit

Federal court decision leads to release of personal information and school record for million of public school students.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 08:27 PM PST

Getting The Most Out of Your Tax Return

Getting The Most Out of Your Tax Return

For people who are struggling financially, tax time can be especially stressful. That's why you want to make sure you get every penny back that you deserve, but there's some money that often goes unclaimed.

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