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UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019

Coast Guard families told they can have garage sales to cope with government shutdown

Employees of the U.S. Coast Guard who are facing a long U.S. government shutdown just received a suggestion: To get by without pay, consider holding a garage sale, babysitting or …


BBB Tip of the Week: Ways to avoid neighbor spoofing robocalls

Neighbor spoofing robocalls are especially tricky because scammers trick you into thinking it’s someone in your community.


BBB Tip of the Week: How to be personally cybersecure

With recent data breaches at rivate businesses and government entities, it’s more important than ever to take proper steps to secure personal data.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017

Spokane County Interstate Fair: Tips and tricks for your visit

The county fair offers timeless fun for the whole community. Here’s what you need to know to plan your visit.


Pot store employees in Washington can receive tips, board says

People who feel they’ve been well-served at a state marijuana store can now leave a tip.


Appeals court upholds limit on sharing of tips among workers

Businesses cannot collect tips given to waiters, casino dealers or other service employees to share with support staff such as dishwashers even if the tipped employees are receiving minimum wage, …


BBB Tip of the Week: Lumosity’s Deception

The Federal Trade Commission has reached a settlement with the online brain training program “Lumosity” for allegedly deceiving consumers with unfounded scientific claims.


BBB Tip of the Week: Cracking your passwords

Modern life is full of minor irritations. One that makes me crazy is trying to remember all my passwords. If a thief broke into your house, would they find a …


Healthy appetites

Whether you are trying to lose weight, protect your heart, slash sodium or prolong your life by making healthier food choices, eating out can feel like a certain way to …


Securities protected from inflation are attractive to some

Q. I’ve heard about Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, or TIPS. What are they? Are they safe investments with a healthy rate of return? What are their advantages, disadvantages and restrictions? How …