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Bill Legalizing Phone Unlocking Moves Forward

Bill Legalizing Phone Unlocking Moves Forward

The Republican-led House of Representatives passed a bill this week to once again legalize the unlocking of cell phones for use with multiple carriers, but the bill’s future is far from certain thanks to a controversial provision...

Massive Cable Deal Means Your Bill May Jump

Massive Cable Deal Means Your Bill May Jump

What impact will the proposed blockbuster merger between Comcast, the nation’s largest cable company, and Time Warner Cable, the No. 2 cable provider, have on consumers? For now, not much, because the deal could take more...

Why More Americans Will Fall Behind on Credit Card Bills This Year

Why More Americans Will Fall Behind on Credit Card Bills This Year

Our collective exercise in austerity appears to be over. Americans are adding to their credit card balances again, and experts warn more of us are likely to get in over our heads this year....

Senate bill stops many tax hikes, but leaves big issues pending

Senate bill stops many tax hikes, but leaves big issues pending

The fiscal cliff compromise passed by the Senate in the early morning hours Tuesday would mute much but not all of the negative economic impact of going over the cliff. Most prominently, it would...