Look to possibly pay even more for that new outfit or television. Retailers in 40 states have been given the green light to charge up to 4% on top of your purchase IF you use your credit card. The reason -- because businesses get slapped with a 4% charge by the credit card company every time their card gets used. They're trying to recoup that cost.
So, instead of your new television costing $400, it'll now cost an additional $16. Maybe. Walmart and Home Depot want nothing to do with the charge, and neither does American Express. You can also avoid the fee by using your debit card.
Ten states are blocking the charge: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, NY, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Best advice: You'll always avoid trouble using cash.
Million Dollar Baby is recalling 18-thousand baby dressers -- tipping hazard is the reason. Get more info and order a free kit that will anchor the dresser to the wall here
Stop being so hard on yourself!
Everyone is coming at you with advice on how to raise your kid. Listen, mom, it's okay to break a few rules... here are a few suggestions from The Stir:
ABC: Grey's Anatomy and Scandal are new tonight
CBS: All new episodes tonight including the Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men, Person of Interest, and Elementary
NBC: The finale of 30 rock kicks off the night, followed by new episodes of The Office (1 hours), and the premiere of Do No Harm
FOX: American Idol is new followed by a new episode of Glee
CW: The Vampire Diaries and Beauty and the Beast is new
What did the mouse say when he saw a bat?
"Mom, I just saw an angel!"