Seven vehicle trends to watch for in 2017

Just how old is that hooptie in your driveway? The average vehicle on American roads is nearly 12 years old, market research shows, as drivers hold on to their old, reliable wheels for longer stretches of time. That has held true even as more people than ever bought new cars last year - 17.5 million of them. If you're not a consumer who bought…

'Blue Collar Millionaire' wife and mother turned her family's messes into Slobproof furniture business

The messes were mounting, and Debbie Wiener was seething. "It all started when I married a slob and then gave birth to two more slobs," she said. Her husband, she said, made such a mess when he ate that she had begun cleaning him off with a hand-held vacuum cleaner before bed. Her two boys were not much better. "I'd come home, and there'd be

A whole new game: Tilt Poker Room brings legal Texas Hold'em to Tyler area

Lee Campbell used to drive from his home in Lindale to Shreveport to pursue his hobby - Texas Hold’em. He’s made the two-hour trip home after midnight on numerous occasions. His pockets might be a little lighter or a little fuller, but that driving distance never changed. When he found Tilt Poker Room, in Flint - a legal venue for playing

The case against overly cheerful salespeople

Trader Joe's sales clerks make small talk as they bag our groceries. Salad makers at Sweetgreen use a "sweet touch" with us as they scoop avocado onto piles of kale. Zappos customer service reps "let their true personalities shine" while fielding shoe returns. Sure, we know it's an act. Salespeople, who make around $10 an hour, on average, are

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