When you have a heart attack and are rushed to the hospital, you’re not usually thinking about doing some comparison shopping on price. But for the first time Thursday, the U.S. government released pricing information from hospitals around the country. And that data showed vast disparities in the amount hospitals are charging for the same procedures.
Winter is sloppy and hard on our clothes — especially shoes. Salt beats up on leather, as soles break or come apart.
According to a study by the American Research Group, Americans will spend an average of $854 in holiday gifts.
Anyone who owns a home has seen the dizzying drop in market value. But now, there’s some very good news about Twin Cities housing prices.
The average for a gallon of gas is $3.31 — that’s about 20 cents more than just a day ago. Drivers think the hike might have something to do with the election.
If you feel you are spending more at the grocery store, you are — a lot more. The federal government’s consumer price index shows area grocery store prices have jumped 40 percent in the last four years.
Cindy Schnaith is practically giddy when gassing up these days. It wasn’t more than a month ago that filling up her sport utility vehicle cost her nearly $80 per tankful.
A shortage down on the farm could lead to a price spike for a popular breakfast-time staple. This summer’s record drought has hurt many crops like corn. And pigs eat corn, making them more expensive to raise.
Minnesota’s largest airline is making changes after we uncovered frequent flyers were paying more for some plane tickets.
There are a few things you can be sure of during the spring time. The grass will turn green, your taxes will be due and, just like Canadian Geese, your gas prices will start heading north.
As part of a deal to raise its electric rates, Xcel Energy is promising to spend more to prevent widespread power outages that have plagued Fargo in recent months.
CenterPoint Energy spokeswoman Rebecca Virden says January’s home heating prices will be the lowest they’ve seen in ten years.
Attention lottery players: Powerball tickets will be doubling in price, but that means bigger jackpots, too.
A new survey found the typical household will have spent more than $4,100 dollars on gas this year — that’s a record. But with gas prices hovering around $3.15 a gallon, we still think we’re saving money.
If beef is what’s for dinner, then dinner is getting more and more expensive. In fact, the retail price for a pound of ground beef is up 17 percent from just a year ago.