Contact Us
Economy

Economy - Page 5

airport
Hemera
[

There Is Still Time to Save on Last-Minute Holiday Airfare, but Not Much — Dollars and Sense

There is still time to find a few holiday travel deals before Thanksgiving weekend. However, with last-minute flightscosting as much as $200 more than those booked in advance, it's hard to say just how good those deals will be.

Read More

Franco-Bouly-Flickr-630x419
[

Facebook Makes You Spend More and Over-Eat — Dollars and Sense

Facebook may be giving people a false sense of self-esteem, leading to overspending and gluttonous behavior, according to new research.

Read More

Checking email
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
[

Your Smartphone or Tablet Adds Two Hours to Your Work Day

When you buy a new smartphone or tablet, you may not realize that perhaps the biggest effect it will have on your life is that you will work more.

Read More

Category: Economy, Technology Tags: ,
cheeseburger
rob_rob2001, Flickr
[

The Day I Bought Food for Poor Kids — Woo’s World

School was out and there I was at McDonald's letting my grandchildren play in the playground. There was a young family there with four young boys so wild the parents couldn't keep up with them.

The toddler kept coming by offering up his fat little hand and wiggling his fingers, begging for french fries. His parents would come by and gather him up and apologize. But there was something not quite right about this situation.

Read More

car dealer
Photodisc
[

The Time Is Now for Getting Sweet Deals on Popular Cars — Dollars and Sense

It is that time of year again, the time of year when auto dealers are desperately trying to rid themselves of the previous year’s models still taking up space on their lots so that they can make room for the new and improved editions on their way in from the manufacturers.

This, of course, benefits the consumer because there is a lot more room to “move and shake” with dealers in hopes of getting a sweet deal on a new ride. However, not every discounted model from the previous year is a good buy.

Read More

walmart hurricane
William Thomas Cain, Getty Images
[

Why Does Nobody Smile at Walmart? — Woo’s World

The next time you shop at Walmart -- and we all do -- take a second and look around. Nobody is smiling! You'll see snarls in the home improvement department and frowns in the canned goods aisle.

Read More

Category: Economy, Funny Tags: ,
Best Buy
Spencer Platt, Getty Images
[

Take That, Amazon! Best Buy Will Match Online Prices — Dollars and Sense

In an attempt to go toe-to-toe with retail giant Amazon, Best Buy has announced plans to implement a new price-matching system to combat the ever-growing trend of online shopping.

Read More

Adam Woldemariam
Adam Woldemariam
[

If You Found $222,000 Would You Find The Owner and Return It?

Times are hard, let's be up-front about that, but if someone left almost $222,ooo in your car, would you return all of it? Or would you pretend to know know thing about it?

Read More

Category: Economy, Videos, Weird News
Resume-Blunders1
[

Resume Mishaps

Let's just say that you are looking for a job. There are some "do's" and 'don'ts" that you would THINK would be universal, right? Not so much. While you and I are thinking, "I really need to get this person's attention by making my resume look professional and letter-perfect so they will react and actually call me", there are others who think, "I really need to get this person's attention by doing something so outrageous (stupid, to you and me) that they will react." If you have ever made a ty

Read More

Category: Economy, Funny, Photos Tags:
college graduates
Lesliebyk, Flickr
[

Job Market (Finally) Improving for College Grads — Dollars and Sense

For recent college graduates, the economic downturn and very, very slow recovery of the past few years have been brutal. But things may be looking up.

According to the Job Outlook 2013 survey, employers are on track to hire 13 percent more graduates from the class of 2013 than they did for those who walked away with their degrees in 2012.

Read More

Category: Economy, Education Tags:
taking photo with smartphone
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
[

Are You Spending More on Your Cell Phone Than on Groceries? — Survey of the Day

The basic necessities of life may be food, water and shelter, but a new survey suggests the modern day world might be prepared to trade in sustenance for communication, as many Americans are now spending more money on their cell phone plans than they are on things to eat.

Read More

Daniel Crowley, Flickr
Daniel Crowley, Flickr
[

Do You Live Paycheck to Paycheck? — Survey of the Day

Thanks to the great recession more folks are living paycheck to paycheck than they were in rosier economic times.

Read More

Category: Economy Tags:

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://965kvki.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 96.5 KVKI quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on 96.5 KVKI quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!