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Consumer: Gas Saving Tips

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COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– If you are hitting the road, there are some things you can do to try and save at the pump. According to GasBuddy, one of the best ways to save on fuel during a commute is to try and get a carpool together. Also, download gas apps that track and find gas stations with the cheapest prices….

Consumer News: Travel tips during the Pandemic

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ABC NEWS– Travel experts say Americans are itching to take vacations this year, despite the continuing unknowns with the COVID-19 pandemic. It can be hard to know whether now is the right time to finally book that vacation. If you’re ready to start mapping out that trip, you can find some really great deals and still be able to protect…

Consumer News: Tips on Holiday Gift Returns

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ABC NEWS–In consumer news, now that Christmas is over the trip to the mall or post office begins with all those holiday returns. ABC’s Morgan Norwood shares tips on returning gifts this year. Categories: Local News Tags: consumer

Financial stress during the holidays

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – It’s the most wonderful time of the year and it is also the most stressful for some people financially.  Keeping a budget can be hard especially during the holidays with gifts and traveling. Michele Josey is local financial coach with Mogul Beginnings, she says the biggest mistake made is people do not keep track of how…

Consumer: creative solutions for holidays on a budget

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ABC NEWS–In Consumer news, the rising prices across the Country can make it tough to have Christmas with all the trimmings. Costs are up almost 7% from last year. ABC’s Becky Worley shows us the creative solutions for your holiday on Dollar Store shelves. Categories: News Tags: consumer

Consumer News: Gas prices on the way down

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COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– In Consumer news, gas prices continue to drop in South Carolina. Prices at the pump in Columbia are nearly 4 cents lower than last week. Drivers in the Midlands are paying an average of $2.90 a gallon, according to Gas Buddy. The national average for gas stands at $3.32. a gallon.   Consumer News on ABC Columbia…

Consumer: Grinch Bots grabbing hot products

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ABC NEWS– A new glitch in getting the holiday gifts on your list. Computer programs called ‘Grinch Bots’ are grabbing the hottest products before real people can even think about buying them. ABC’s Becky Worley got an inside look at how these bots work and how you can beat them. Categories: Local News Tags: consumer

Consumer: Midlands Manufacturer expanding, creating new jobs

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COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–A pipe Manufacturer is expanding its operations in Richland County, creating 100 new jobs. According to the Governor’s Office, AMERICAN Spiralweld Pipe Company will invest 40 million dollars in expanding its facility in Columbia. The expansion is expected to be complete by 2025. If you are interested, officials say you can check out the company’s careers page. Some good news…