Clark Howard is a leading consumer advocate and host of "The Clark Howard Show." American business is riding a euphoric high, but with good times come the bad, specifically unscrupulous souls who prey upon unwitting consumers and are looking for an opening to bilk, swindle or entrap. Howard knows who they are and what they can do to honest, hard-working citizens.
Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade wins to the 'good-guy' award for the weekend for a little stunt he pulled. Wade made the dreams of a Miami teen come true when he responded to her request and showed up at her high school prom.
I must say - I was a bit annoyed with the length of the 2012-2013 winter. I assume the 2013-2014 winter will bring about a similar attitude. That's why I'm elated to work with YMT Vacations on a 12-day cruise of the Hawaiian Islands. We depart on February 14, 2014 (Happy Valentine's Day!).
For the second straight year, Aaron Rodgers has been named best player in the NFL. This according to CBSSports.com's annual top 100 list. According to Pete Prisco, if there was a draft of all the current NFL players, Rodgers would be the number one selection.
As has become tradition, major league baseball players will break out the pink bats on Sunday in recognition of Mother's day and breast cancers awareness. In addition, Rawlings has produced baseballs with pink stitching and graphics. The balls will also be used during games on Sunday.
Former Wisconsin Badgers running back Ron Dayne will find out Tuesday if he will be inducted into college football's hall of fame in December. Dayne is one of 82 former players and coaches on the list that was revealed in March of 2013.
We're not there yet, but May 4 is fast approaching. The day prior to Cinco de Mayo, May 4 is a date lauded by Star Wars fans - "May the 4th be with you" figures to be a common phrase heard on Saturday.