Despite debacle, direct deposit is still the best way to get paid

Computerized transfer of money from bank to bank — nearly as old as this 1960s-era IBM mainframe — makes life much easier except when it doesn’t. That’s what victims of a massive direct deposit snafu found out in recent days. Many are still struggling with their banks to replace two paychecks mistakenly retrieved from their checking accounts. (AP photo) ... Read More

Tropical Storm Humberto expected to form by Saturday off Florida coast

“Some of the forecast models are showing that if the system gets a little bit stronger or it develops quicker, there’s a possibility that the track could shift a little bit eastward,” said meteorologist Robert Molleda. “If that does happen, at least for South Florida, that would be good news in the sense that our threat could lessen a bit.” ... Read More