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Scammed at 40,000 feet: Opaque market for private-jet travel

Scammed at 40,000 feet: Opaque market for private-jet travel

Wealthy owners of private planes frequently hit with fraudulent bills.

Rich snowbirds trade vacation homes for resort residences

Rich snowbirds trade vacation homes for resort residences

Resorts are expensive, but there are also a lot of costs involved in maintaining an vacation home.

Taxes too high? Muni bonds may be the answer

Taxes too high? Muni bonds may be the answer

Municipal bonds are also likely to hold up fairly well if stocks start to tank.

Buybacks aren’t slowing down despite politicians’ attacks

Buybacks aren’t slowing down despite politicians’ attacks

So far this year, U.S. companies have announced plans to repurchase $140 billion of their shares.

Electric scooter injuries pile up but making the lawsuits stick is hard

Electric scooter injuries pile up but making the lawsuits stick is hard

A recent study shows most e-scooter injuries involve riders, rather than pedestrians, and e-scooter riders have waived liability.

Cruise lines battle over amenities

Cruise lines battle over amenities

Ships aren't going to get much bigger; instead, companies are focused on making their customers happier.

Richer Americans skip SUVs for station wagons

Richer Americans skip SUVs for station wagons

Car companies are rolling out new models for customers who want to be different.

6 ways to keep bad weather from ruining your trip

6 ways to keep bad weather from ruining your trip

There's no stopping Mother Nature, but there are some things you can do to deal with possible flight delays

All those points you racked up are at risk in Marriott hack

All those points you racked up are at risk in Marriott hack

Hackers who gain access to rewards portals can redeem consumers' hard-earned points and miles for gift cards or hotel stays

Thanksgiving turkeys are shrinking

Thanksgiving turkeys are shrinking

Smaller birds for the holiday feast are another thing being blamed on millennials

What’s really in your makeup and toothpaste? There are apps for that

What’s really in your makeup and toothpaste? There are apps for that

Think Dirty and others scan the ingredients on a lipstick or shampoo label and rate whether they're safe

America’s student loan crisis is about to worsen

America’s student loan crisis is about to worsen

As interest rates on loans rise again, worries grow about defaults and the drag on the economy

Slice of life: American cheese is melting away

Slice of life: American cheese is melting away

And millennials are being accused of killing yet another tradition

Global cities most at risk of property bubbles

Global cities most at risk of property bubbles

Hong Kong leads this year's list, which also includes Munich and Toronto

These airlines offer the best in-flight Wi-Fi — if you’re lucky

These airlines offer the best in-flight Wi-Fi — if you’re lucky

Reliable Wi-Fi, previously the domain of U.S. airlines, is becoming a global perk