Local consumers are spending with caution, and for good reason, said Connie Kann, area director of the Better Business Bureau.
The public can now comment on NIPSCO's plan to invest $1 billion in utility improvements and the electric rate increase that would pay for it.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller said travel-related scams have heated up and so have state and federal enforcement efforts to crackdown on violators.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's minimum wage will remain at the federal minimum of $7.25 per hour after the Republican-controlled House voted on party lines Monday to reject a proposal increasing the state's minimum hourly wage by one dollar.
SCHERERVILLE | Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller will speak at the next Lake County Advancement Committee meeting, set for noon March 8 at Teibel's Restaurant, 1775 U.S. 41.
WASHINGTON | For many passengers, air travel is only about finding the cheapest fare.
Barb Young is excited about the holiday shopping season. It’s the first one her Crown Point store, Barbara Jean’s Gifts and Gourmet, will experience after opening nine months ago.
The Federal Trade Commission, in cooperation with the Appleseed Foundation, has issued a Consumer Alert on sending money to family and friends overseas.
The weather may be perfect for throwing a steak or burger on the grill, but high beef prices mean consumers and retailers are the ones being burned.
Anindya Datta calls it "the App Revolution."
A weekend leak in the Keystone pipeline that supplies more than 590,000 barrels of oil per day from Canada to the Midwest caused its shutdown, resulting in another hike of gas prices Wednesday.
Free homebuyer and renter education workshops are scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 9, 16, 23 and 30 at the East Chicago Public Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive.
The Consumer Protection Division of the Indiana Attorney General's Office has tips for consumers on timeshares and camping clubs.
The Federal Trade Commission offers consumers tips for spending money wisely.
The Federal Reserve Board offers tips on the better use of credit cards.
Last month the Federal Trade Commission published the annual report, Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book for January-December 2010.
The city of East Chicago's Community Development Department is sponsoring educational workshops in the city for prospective homebuyers and renters in April.
With gasoline prices rising again, consumers can benefit by considering suggestions for gasoline savings from the U.S. Department of Energy.
HAMMOND | The Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce's next monthly luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. March 30 at the Federal Courthouse, 5400 Federal Plaza.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. issued a consumer alert on Feb. 15, warning consumers of numerous reports of a fraudulent e-mail that has the appearance of being sent from the FDIC.
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