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Are Extended Warranties Worth the Cost?

Jason Alderman | Posted 11.06.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

You're in final negotiations to buy a new car and the dealer is urging you to protect your $20,000-plus investment by purchasing an extended warranty (also known as a service contract). Are these costly add-ons worth the expense or simply a sucker bet intended to boost the seller's bottom line?

Walmart's Weird Version Of A CSA

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 01.14.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Wednesday will officially launch a mail subscription service, called Goodies, that lets shoppers discover new...

Food Claims: Who Can You Trust?

Andrew Gunther | Posted 08.21.2012 | Home
Andrew Gunther

Food labels have an increasingly important role to play in providing consumers with greater assurances that their food really is being produced to specific welfare and environmental standards.

Walmart Will Urge Supreme Court To Reject Record Sex-Discrimination Lawsuit

Reuters | James Vicini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc will urge the Supreme Court next week to reject the largest class-action sex-discrimination lawsuit in ...

Wal-Mart's Dog and Pony Show

David Nassar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Nassar

Wal-Mart's abandonment of founder Sam Walton's own beliefs that have led them to become such a distasteful presence to an increasing number of communities and shoppers.