| Jan 30, 2014
When you use social media, you're putting yourself out there. Tweeting, liking, Instagramming -- you have to be willing to share when you decide to share.
But that doesn't mean you have to expose everything. With a few little adjustments, your social...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I dialed the number with my free hand. Unfortunately, the call didn't kick to voicemail.
"Hello, boss. It's Greg Schwem. I can't come in to work today."
"What's the problem this time, Schwem?"
"I have SNOT."
"We have Kleenex in the office....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Sunday is National Coffee Day, which means purveyors of joe around the country are offering scads of deals and discounts on what is arguably America’s favorite drink.
But first, some background on the beverage. Nearly 85% of American adults...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer, stars of the CBS comedy "Two and a Half Men," have been named the highest-paid TV actors of 2013 by Forbes magazine.
Despite flagging viewership as of late, the show makes most of its dough in syndication, which keeps its...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 3:34 AM
It's hip to clip. Those Sunday coupons are money in your pocket. Double dip by dialing into digital deals around South Florida. Just use your smartphone and computer to score even more.
Here's five ways to socre more at the store with digital deals:...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Google kicked off November by killing off one of its little-used features.
The Mountain View, Calif., company got rid of iGoogle, a tool that let users set up personalized home page on their Web browser. The service was essentially Google's version of...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:31 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Pinterest has launched Place Pins, places of interest that users can display on maps to help plan trips and create guides to favorite haunts.
Pinterest Chief Executive Ben Silbermann made the announcement at event Wednesday night at the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:57 PM
The launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One were the top headlines of the year in gaming, but 2013 was also a busy year in Chicago's local gaming scene. Here are a few highlights.
DOUBLED DOWN: The Windy City's relationship with drinking and gaming got...
| Nov 24, 2013
It's the thrill of the hunt for great bargains that gets people to leave home on Thanksgiving or in the middle of the night on Black Friday.
If you're one of them, I have tips to help you score and save the most, no matter what day you venture out to...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 2:25 AM
Get a free $10 purchase from American Express to celebrate Small Business Saturday.
If you have an American Express card, sign up for a $10 statement credit when you spend at least $10 at a participating business on Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:57 AM
The bullet, of course, is the disastrous rollout of the government's sign-up website for federal health insurance exchanges, which has prevented countless Americans from signing up for health coverage. The dodge was graciously provided by the House...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Army Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Gantt, whose remains were returned to his widow 63 years after he went missing during the Korean War, will be laid to rest Saturday in Inglewood.
An Army honor guard will escort Joseph’s widow, Clara Gantt, 94, into...