Consumer
fleamarket.jpg
Council wants more feedback on Castle Street Peddler Flea Market
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:28pm.

video Some local businesses say the City of Wilmington cost them some valuable foot traffic after shutting down the Peddler Flea Market on Castle Street. The city shut the market down last month when it realized the market violated city ordinance. Now neighboring businesses are worried about their losing their own profits.

Full Story »
CreditCards.png
MARINO ON MONEY: Advice for first time credit card holders
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:05pm.

videoLast week Certified Financial Planner Ross Marino gave us lessons to teach younger ones about credit cards. Now young ones with their first credit cards should listen up.

Full Story »
MichaelLove.jpg
ONLY ON 3: Disabled veteran confused by power company requiring deposit
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:51pm.

video A Wilmington veteran feels cheated by his power company. Duke Energy's website says they charge $17 to move service from one house to the next, but Michael Love does not understand why the company wants to charge him $217.

Full Story »
CreditCardinHands.jpg
Marino on Money: Teach kids about credit early
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/13/2014 - 8:01am.

videoRunning up the balance on a credit card is easy at any age, but knowledge is power. If kids learn about credit before they get it, it could save them money down the road.

Full Story »
Still0812_00000.jpg
Paper or plastic? In Carolina Beach, you could no longer have an option
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 5:15pm.

videoCarolina Beach is taking the lead on an environmental effort to "rise above plastic." Town council will discuss a possible ordinance against plastic bags tonight. After decades of public education, the Cape Fear Surf Rider Foundation says it's time for action.

Full Story »
SouthportBill.jpg
ONLY ON 3: Southport residents again complain about abnormally high power bills
Submitted by Helen Holt on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:25pm.

video You pay a price to live near the beach, but some Southport residents say the price of their power bills is ridiculous.

Full Story »
TAXFREESHOPPING.jpg
Marino on Money: What to buy in August
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/07/2014 - 7:14am.

videoIt's August, which mean summer is nearing an end far too quickly. But the good news is there are several great deals out there on the things you need.

Full Story »
TowSign.jpg
UPDATE: City Council backs court ruling on towing cost cap
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:52pm.

videoWilmington City Council removed the cap on towing fees related to private property Tuesday night. The decision came after the State Supreme Court ruled that cities cannot regulate those charges when a towing company picks up your car from private property, like an apartment complex.

Full Story »
LuminaHT.jpg
Lumina Commons sold for millions
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Tue, 08/05/2014 - 3:13pm.

videoThe Lumina Commons shopping center in Wilmington has a new owner. A real estate investment company bought it for $13.9 million.

Full Story »
Still0724_00001.jpg
Customers protest car dealership
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 6:12pm.

videoA car dealership in Wilmington is under fire. Customers say the cars they bought are not up to par. Several of them gathered to protest across the street from Lovitt's Auto and Truck Center on Carolina Beach Road.

Full Story »