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Christmas in August: Walmart to Launch Layaway Plan

Retail giant Walmart plans to launch its layaway plan Friday, allowing consumers to start their Christmas shopping four months ahead of time.

Former Franchisee Alerted Subway About Fogle, Lawyer Says

They had exchanged phone numbers at an event.

The US Economy's Second Quarter Went From Solid to Stellar

Leader of the pack: US economy powers to 3.7 percent growth rate in the second quarter

Ruling Could Ease Way for Unionizing at Fast-Food Chains

Ruling could ease way for unionizing at McDonald's, Burger King, other fast-food chains

SoulCycle Has Alleged 'Illegal' Payment System, Suit Says

A customer of the popular fitness craze SoulCycle is suing the company over what she calls an "illegal" payment system that millions of riders are required to use.

Amgen Wins Approval for Second Biotech Cholesterol Drug

FDA approves Amgen's Repatha, 2nd in new class of breakthrough cholesterol drugs

Freeport-McMoRan Cuts More Spending; Icahn Discloses Stake

Freeport-McMoRan cutting spending and production; activist investor Icahn takes 8.5 pct stake

US Stocks End Sharply Higher After Chinese Market Surges

US stocks jump after Chinese market surges, US economy grew faster than previously estimated

The Phone, The Fixer and the Case of the Missing Rebate

The ABC News Fixer helps a reader receive payment for her recycled iPhone.

How the Dow Jones Industrial Average Fared on Thursday

How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Thursday

McDonald's, Tyson Cut Ties With Farmer Tied to Abuse Video

McDonald's, Tyson cut ties with farmer after video shows chickens being beaten, stepped on

Dow Closes Up More Than 600 Points

After a six-day losing streak, U.S. stocks surged today and reversed some of its $500 billion in recent losses.

Beware Scammers and the Mobile Payment Loophole

ABC News Fixer helps Deadhead after ticket scheme.

Surefire Ways to Save Big on Gym Memberships

Get buff without breaking the bank.

Photos: Star of 'The Flash' Buys Home

Amanda Pays paid $1.275 million for the Sherman Oaks home.

10 Things To Know About Compulsive Hoarding

Hoarding is a serious mental illness that affects 2 to 5 percent of the population

Watch: Stocks Plunge on China Fears

The Dow Jones industrial average had its worst decline since February 2014, down 3%, in part due to worries of a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing.

Watch: Meet The Company Sending Your Puppy Treats Each Month on 'Real Biz with Rebecca Jarvis'

EPISODE 51. How BarkBox co-founder and CEO Matt Meeker turned his love of dogs into a multimillion-dollar company. Plus, Amazon, Tesla, Viagra for women, the Ice Bucket Challenge... and a $30 million cheese ring busted by Russian police.

Synthetic Identity Fraud: A Costly New Twist to ID Theft

Identity theft has been an ever-growing problem, but authorities say there is a new twist on an old problem for us to worry about: Synthetic identity fraud.

Ways to Earn Money From Home: Make Some Stuff

Consumer columnist Elisabeth Leamy looks at different ways to earn money from home in a three-week series.

Photos: Homes Equipped for Serious Outdoor Enjoyment

Enjoy salt water pools, custom grills and other outdoor features in these homes.

How to Know You're Ready to Buy Your First Car

Here are the ins and outs about buying (and affording) a new car.

Challenging the Small Investor as David Against Goliath

Does the little guy get crushed on Wall Street by the big traders?

How NFL Player and His Family Live on $60K a Year

Detroit Lions wide receiver Ryan Broyles lives on a budget despite millions.

Ways to Earn Money From Home: Rent Your Stuff

Consumer columnist Elisabeth Leamy looks at different ways to earn money from home in a three-week series.

Don't Even Think About Haggling When Buying a Lexus

The car buying process may become simpler for luxury car buyers as Lexus tests a pilot program that eliminates haggling.

Tricks and Tips to Score Deeper Shopping Discounts Online

Retailer strategies can change often. Here's how you can save big when you're shopping online.

Pals' Love of Vintage Shorts Becomes Online Success

Four friends have turned their love for vintage shorts into a successful online business.

The Math of Buying a Home Versus Renting

Which is the better financial move: Owning a home or renting one?

Photos: Homes Under $600,000 With Acreage to Spare

Spread your wings on these properties that span two acres or more.

How Nike FuelBand Users Could Get Money as Part of Class Action

People who own a Nike+ FuelBand can get $15 or a $25 Nike gift card as part of a lawsuit over the fitness device's accuracy.

When NOT to File an Insurance Claim

We pay many insurance premiums throughout our lives for a multitude of different risks. But should you always file an insurance claim?

Photos: Luxurious Homes With Outdoor Kitchens For Sale

Enjoy the sunshine while you prepare a home-cooked meal outside.

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