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Getting insurance through the workplace has traditionally been the way most Americans obtain health insurance, but today just 60 percent of people receive their health insurance through this route.

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Business, Consumer News, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Abril es el "Plantas Invasoras de plagas, y el Mes de ConcienciaciĂłn de Enfermedades" y el comienzo de una Ă©poca particularmente vulnerable a la agricultura de Estados Unidos, como un aumento de la actividad al aire libre aumenta...

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Environment, Health

New survey results show eco-friendly housing trends and the increasing interest in green living from people across the nation.

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Environment, Technology

The IRS conducted a record number of audits last year and plans more for 2012, but that may not be bad news. Some audits lead to larger refunds. The challenge is for individuals and families to apply new tax law changes and plan...

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Finance, Government/Public Affairs, Justice/Legal

Vision is our most prized sense. In fact, most people fear losing their eye sight more than any other primary sense. Losing vision to eye diseases, injuries or other conditions can mean losing the ability to enjoy driving,...

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Consumer News, Health

Study of disasters in 2012 shows economic losses of 186 billion dollars.

March 2013 | Location: Northeast, Southeast, Midwest | Category: Consumer News

New survey results reveal many Americans are guilty of digital hoarding

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Technology

T-Mobile announces a series of moves to address consumer frustration with the unnecessary cost and complexity of wireless.

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Technology

Are you a digital hoarder? Do you, like thousands of other Americans, have a cluttered PC desktop filled with icons, an inbox overwhelmed with junk mail, and digital photos from years back in tons of different folders?

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Entertainment, Technology

The health and environmental benefits for reducing meat consumption.

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Environment, Health

Travel expert, syndicated columnist and author of kid-friendly guide books, Eileen Ogintz offers insight into travel trends and tips to help families get more out of travel in 2013.

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Travel/Lifestyle

Microsoft's "Play It Safe" campaign calls attention to the problem of software piracy and the importance of using legitimate software purchased from authorized retailers.

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Business, Consumer News, Technology

Microsoft opens its first store in San Antonio, TX on Saturday at The Shops at La Cantera and will host a free exclusive performance by Texas native, Kelly Clarkson.

March 2013 | Location: Texas | Category: Consumer News, Entertainment

America Saves provides financial tools and resources to help Americans set sound financial goals.

February 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Finance

Research shows that people lose approximately 22 hours a year waiting for webpages to load. Today, the web is more than just content, it’s loaded with rich video, photos and audio that requires the need for speed

February 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Technology

Study shows couples who reported disagreeing about money once a week were roughly 30% more likely to get divorced than couples who said they disagreed just a few times per month.

February 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Education, Finance

Whether you’re shopping for gifts for your sweetheart, planning a singles’ night out, or researching tips for a romantic date night, try Bing this Valentine’s Day and avoid getting burned by your online shopping search results.

February 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News

Meet Panos Panay, best known for establishing the vision for the current Surface RT and Surface Pro products. Panos Panay is a key leader in the hardware division on the Microsoft leadership team and is responsible for leading...

February 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Technology

With the Grammy awards coming up quickly, there is no time like the present to get educated on the “who’s who” of award season nominees. Bing, Microsoft’s search engine, helps online searchers find backstage details on the latest...

February 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Entertainment, Technology

Results released for Safer Internet Day (SID) from Microsoft’s Computing Safety Index (MCSI) found that people still aren’t protecting their personal information as well as they should, leaving them at risk.

February 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Technology

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