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Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 11:36 AM PDT

Clock Ticking on Solar Savings

Clock Ticking on Solar Savings

Converting your home to solar is not cheap. But San Diego is nearing a solar threshold and that could mean less money back to the customer.

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 10:38 AM PDT

Gas Leak Could Bring Blackouts to San Diego

Gas Leak Could Bring Blackouts to San Diego

The impact of that Porter Ranch gas leak could make its way to the light switch in your house.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016 at 09:56 PM PDT

Mall Crawls Are No More For Millennials

Mall Crawls Are No More For Millennials

'Mall crawl' no longer means what it once did for teenagers today.

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016 at 08:49 PM PDT

Does Gender Play a Role in Your Credit Score?

Does Gender Play a Role in Your Credit Score?

Can being a woman hurt your credit score? Women on average have lower scores than men. The scores can impact everything from credit card interest rates to the ability to buy a home. So what can be done about it?

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.

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