| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:04 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - FleetCor Technologies Inc and buyout firms including Carlyle Group LP and Silver Lake Partners LP are vying to acquire payments processing company Comdata Inc for more than $3 billion, according to people familiar with the matter....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Q: I own a hybrid and I drive Interstate 95. How can I register to receive a decal to drive in the express lanes? Glad to hear the express lanes are coming north into Broward County.
Bev Baran, Coconut Creek
You can register for the 95 Express decal...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 5:59 PM
If you shopped at Weis Markets last weekend and thought you were seeing double when you reviewed your credit card or debit card statement, you were right.
For several hours last Saturday, a problem with the grocery chain's payments processor resulted in...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
FlexJobs has released its list of Top Companies for Remote Jobs, and many companies with local operations are on the list.
But then, that doesn't matter if you're working from home.
The top 10 companies offering work-at-home or telecommuting jobs are:...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Paying bills electronically sounds so foolproof. You have no checks to write, no need for envelopes and stamps, and no late-night drives to an out-of-the-way post office to drop a bill in the mail to avoid late fees.
But that doesn't mean the service...
| May 24, 2013
| 9:50 AM
The CTA will waive a $5 fee for customers who obtain the new Ventra transit card in 2013 and it also will eliminate or reduce some of the controversial service charges related to the optional Ventra debit MasterCard account, officials said Friday.
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:00 AM
CTA President Forrest Claypool on Monday appeared to alternate between playing the roles of an impartial party as well as a pitchman for the new Ventra transit card's controversial prepaid debit-account program.
Claypool told state officials at a public...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:59 AM
The CTA will receive a cash infusion of at least a half-million dollars a year that won't come from the farebox, and some of it will be paid by customers who are hit by fees from the new Ventra prepaid debit card.
The transit agency's Ventra fare system...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:34 PM
GOP blocks Obama's pick to run the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Amazon's discount; credit card debt rises...
| May 26, 2011
| 6:19 PM
Smartphones are about to take a major swipe at plastic.
Internet search giant Google Inc. has unveiled an application that would enable consumers to use their Android smartphones to pay for products at hundreds of thousands of retail stores in the U.S....
| Dec 2, 2008
Second of Three Parts
"Well, it's dinnertime at the amazing Miss Weird's Place," Pamela Griffin wrote her husband, Robert, one night in 1986, sitting alone at her kitchen table with leftovers. "Tonight we have the famous incredible squash concoction --...
| Nov 30, 2008
First of Three Parts
The summer after her first year of law school, Pamela Dowden dug a red calico sundress out of her closet and left her apartment in Sacramento. It was a hot, shadeless morning. She drove her orange Datsun pickup out of town as...