Soaring gas prices curb Canadians’ summer travel: poll

According to a recent survey conducted for the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC), two-thirds of Canadian drivers will stay closer to home this summer. The survey found that 66% of drivers say fuel prices will force them to cancel or limit their journeys this summer. Among young drivers between the ages of 18 … Read more

Without lemon laws in Canada, what happens if a dealer can’t fix my car?

We’ve been having issues with our 2020 vehicle. Last June, all the screens, including the one with the speedometer – went black. After that, it was at the dealership for repairs for months – we’re making payments on a car we can’t drive. The car maker refused to buy it back, so we went to … Read more

Column: Pending Legislation Attacks Private Health Insurance, Raising Costs | Columnists

Ericka McPherson Oklahoma Families for Affordable Health Care Oklahoma Families for Affordable Health Care It’s a common refrain on Capitol Hill in Oklahoma that lawmakers should pursue free market solutions, avoid costly government mandates, and not support special interests rather than the best interests of all Oklahomans. When it comes to health care policy, many … Read more

Why Sony Should Buy Final Fantasy Maker Square Enix

Text size Square Enix, the maker of the popular Final Fantasy games, is a perfect fit for Sony. Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images sony needs to bulk up to ward off its multi-trillion dollar gaming rival Microsoft. Another Japan-based gaming company may be exactly what the PlayStation owner needs. The videogame industry is the most … Read more

Minnesota lawmakers reach agreement on unemployment insurance taxes and workers’ premiums

Minnesota lawmakers reach agreement on unemployment insurance taxes and workers’ premiums Minnesota lawmakers say they have settled one of the biggest issues of the legislative session. ST. PAUL, Minnesota (FOX 9) – Minnesota lawmakers say they have settled one of the biggest issues of the legislative session. Legislative Leaders Agreement includes $2.7 billion to top … Read more

How travel subscriptions could change the industry

Subscription services are expanding to include more and more products; will travel be next on the list? Photo/Pexels Subscriptions have infiltrated almost every consumer sector, from television to tacos. There are even services that help subscribers cancel all their subscriptions. But one industry is particularly lagging behind: travel. That could change. The travel subscription market … Read more

DeSantis convenes special insurance session to address discontinued policies and rising premiums

Florida homeowners face insurance rate hikes Many Florida homeowners are suffering sticker shock after receiving an insurance rate increase that went through the roof despite making no changes to their properties. TALLAHASSEE, Florida. – Govt. Ron DeSantis said on Monday he would convene a special legislative session in May to address issues of Floridaof the … Read more

Persistent vehicle shortage, market affects insurance premiums | News

Consumers continue to pay considerably more than the manufacturer’s suggested retail price for new cars, and now the insurance needed to drive them legally is also increasing as semiconductor chip shortages and foreign disputes persist. Supply chain disruptions and opportunities to lock in low interest rates on car loans have created insatiable demand for new … Read more