Tag Archives: Less

EXCLUSIVE: One in five saving LESS as Bank's rate cut ups risk-taking culture

One in five people save less money each following the Bank of England’s interest rate cut last month, found peer-to-peer lender ThinCats. Policymakers sliced core rates down to 0.25 per cent at the beginning of August, sparking a mass of providers to slash saver returns. Now two in five Britons are reassessing their approach to savings and investments – with ...

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A Smartphone Priced Less Than $4? Ringing Bells Launches Freedom 251 For Indian Markets

There’s a smartphone priced less than $ 4 in India. The Freedom 251, launched by Ringing Bells, costs less than a micro SD memory card that goes into it. Ringing Bells, a relatively unknown name in the fiercely competitive smartphone market, has launched Freedom 251, a smartphone that costs just Rs. 251 or just $ 3.5, per current exchange rates. ...

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Fun for Less: 19 Strategies for Saving on Entertainment

Filed under: Fantastic Freebies, How to Save Money, Music & Entertainment, Saving By Marilyn Lewis When you’re on a budget, whittling spending on non-essentials matters. But so does the quality of your life. To get a gauge of your own spending, consider that American households (of all sizes) spent an average of $ 2,625 on food outside home in 2013, ...

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Square working to rely less on Apple’s iPad, claims report

Square, the mobile payments service found in countless coffee shops across the country, may be working towards becoming less reliant on Apple’s products, according to a report from The Information. Square has allegedly been working on an Android tablet of its own that would replace the iPad-powered Square Registers used by many small businesses. Square’s plan would be to use the tablet ...

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The road less traveled: In a league defined narrowly by ultimate success or absolute failure, three teams are taking their own path to relevance and maybe someday to a championship.

Everyone wants what the San Antonio Spurs have, yet only a handful of teams can even reasonably aspire to it. As a new season begins, there are maybe a half-dozen challengers with realistic championship hopes; a few caveats and some lucky bounces may allow a few more — at most — to contend. We count the rings in the NBA ...

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Brandon Marshall could be less than 100 percent for fantasy owners

Brandon Marshall admitted his ankle should cost him some time. We break down the fantasy implications. Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall admitted that his ankle sprain from Week 4 was supposed to keep him out for four weeks. He did get some “special/new treatment” on his ankle after he faced the New York Jets in Week 3. The good news ...

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Frugal Trade? Americans Spend Less on Food, More on Tech

Filed under: Personal Finance, Food & Beverage, Mobile Technology, Financial Education Rogelio V. Solis/APA customer looks at the screen size on the new iPhone 6 Plus while waiting in line to upgrade his iPhone at a Verizon Wireless store in Flowood, Miss., last month. By Steve Liesman | @steveliesman Nearly half of Americans have cut back on spending, including for ...

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RNC e-cards offer Obama New Year’s resolutions: less golf, more Benghazi accountability

gop.com President Obama is taking a hit for having played an estimated 155 rounds of golf while in office. Republicans are poking fun at POTUS ahead of the new year with a series of resolutions for 2014 that President Obama should consider, including curbing his time on the golf course and holding Hillary Clinton’s feet to the fire on Benghazi. ...

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Archos will debut multiple ‘Pebble-like’ smartwatches at CES, starting at less than $50

There’s one more interesting nugget in today’s jam-packed Archos press release. Alongside the home tablet, scale, weather system, activity monitor, et al. is a very brief mention of a smartwatch — a “selection of” smartwatches, actually. There’s not … Engadget RSS Feed

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Money Minute: Harley’s Less Hoggish Bikes; the New King of Mutual Funds

Filed under: Energy, Earnings, Market News, Family Money, Mutual Funds Harley-Davidson is putting the Hog on a diet. That and more top money stories you need to know Tuesday. Nam Y. Huh/AP Harley-Davidson (HOG) will begin selling a pair of new, smaller motorcycles in the spring. They’re designed for younger, urban riders who favor maneuverability over power. The new bikes ...

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