Why we should file taxes early

Your employer has until Feb. 1 to send you your W-2 tax form. And the IRS is already accepting electronic returns. Consumer Reports says the…

TV'S

Best TV for the big game

Big screens to watch the big game have never been cheaper. You can get a 65-inch 1080p high definition TV for under $1,000. Although Ultra H…

Save on your gym membership

More than 50 million Americans belong to a gym. One of the top reasons they say they quit is the cost. But you don’t have to break the bank …

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Are you being smart about smartwatches?

Smartwatches can count your steps, check your heart rate, and display lots of other data conveniently on your wrist. And of course they tell…

Don’t have to be rich to be in shape

Columbus, Ga.-  If your New Year’s resolution has something to do with health then this story is for you: In fact, Katrina B. Hill, a Columb…

Making the switch to virtual banking

Evolving technology is dramatically changing how people bank. A recent Consumer Reports survey of more than 74,000 subscribers found that al…

Staying out of debt this holiday season

COLUMBUS, Ga. –  With Christmas just over a week away, many people are heading to the store to do some last-minute shopping.  According to t…

Most and least loved cars

New-car sales continue to soar. But before you buy, you want to make sure you’ll be happy. A good way to tell is to check with other owners.…