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North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has message for lonely hearts who are looking for love this Valentine's Day: Be wary of so-called sweetheart scams.
Last week ran out of laundry detergent. Instead of buying more, I decided to take a risk. I had a random bottle of castile soap that I wasn't sure why I had bought, and I had a big bulk bag of baking soda. I figured, if there was ever a time to try making laundry detergent, then would have been the
Expert advice for beauty on a budget
On Friday, dozens of local lawyers will be live in WRAL's studio, waiting to take your calls. You can ask a lawyer a question any time between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Fraudulent credit card charges are more common at holiday time, so North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper advises that consumers monitor their accounts and read statements carefully.
Those who donate unwanted goods to charity can see two benefits. In addition to helping others, charitable contributions can add up to tax deductions.
No matter the reason, those left without work because of Hurricane Irene are eligible for unemployment benefits, but the deadline to apply is coming soon.
The Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America helps struggling owners to stay in their homes.
Taxpayers who think they will miss the April 18 deadline can get more time by filing for a free extension. But the bill will still be due on time.
Personal Finance Expert Carmen Wong Ulrich offers advice for managing your bottom line through the different stages of life.
Internal Revenue Service Taxpayer Assistance Centers across the country will offer free tax preparation and e-file assistance on two consecutive Saturdays to those who made less than $49,000 in 2010.
People affected by flooding in the late September deluge in North Carolina's eastern counties can get free legal advice about accessing federal assistance, negotiating clean-up and repair contracts, insurance claims and other issues from the Disaster Legal Services hot line at 1-800-662-7407.
Homeowners who invest in the right home improvements can see an even greater bang for their buck when they decide to sell.
Dozens of free shredding events are scheduled across the state over the next few weeks to allow residents to safely dispose of old financial records and other paper materials with personal information, Attorney General Roy Cooper said Friday.
More than one in 10 North Carolinians are unemployed. Jobs are scarce, and some people are looking for opportunities to work for themselves. But it's not for everyone.
Smart Shopper Faye Prosser talks about creating a weekly meal plan.
In honor of EITC Awareness Day, a national grassroots effort spotlighting the Earned Income Tax Credit, the state director of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will be at the following locations Friday.
A two-week cold snap in North Carolina froze everything but residents' heating bills.
A program launched a year ago has helped more than 2,500 North Carolina homeowners avoid foreclosure, officials said Monday.
Wake County has around 17,000 small businesses coping with slumping sales during the down economy. Many owners could benefit from industry advice, but consultants can be expensive. However, there is a place where business counseling is free.
Consumers traveling outside of the United States are likely familiar with foreign transaction fees. But as Raleigh resident Sheila Beal found out, you might still have to pay the fee even if you never leave the country.
A federal program aims to help North Carolina communities hit hard by foreclosures.
Triangle residents looked for ways to beat the heat Monday as temperatures soared toward the triple digits.
Triangle auto shoppers need to read the fine print when using the federal Cash for Clunkers program, which gives cash back to buyers who replace an older vehicle with a fuel-efficient one.
Consumer Reports said to win at the car-buying game, you first have to find out the dealer's actual cost.
Triangle Family Services offers free advice to help amateur investors learn about stock picks and methods.
One in every 398 U.S. homes received a foreclosure filing last month, and though you may not be worried about defaulting on your mortgage, other foreclosures could affect you.
WRAL is Here to Help you save big bucks at the grocery store. Coupon Queen Faye Prosser shares her secrets.
People should establish a relationship with their pharmacist and be upfront about what they can afford. There are also programs to help with prescription costs.
The painful economy is putting the healthcare pinch on a lot of people. However, there are some cost-saving measures you can take to keep you and your budget healthy.