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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jul 07 2014

Shoppers save time, money with customization

NEW YORK Technology may finally be solving the thorny problem of buying clothing online - that you cannot try things on. Through scanners and data mining, consumers are now able to get a custom fit, saving them time and money because they do not have to order multiple items and return what doesn't fit.

May 07 2014

Family unity doesn't extend to Apple IDs

CHICAGO You succumb and buy your kids "Let it Go" on iTunes to play over and over on your phone - but are you thinking about what happens when they get their own devices? Even though you bought and own it, you can't pass it along, transfer or give it away because of the way digital purchases are structured.

May 07 2014

YOUR MONEY-Family unity doesn't extend to Apple IDs

CHICAGO, May 7 You succumb and buy your kids "Let it Go" on iTunes to play over and over on your phone - but are you thinking about what happens when they get their own devices? Even though you bought and own it, you can't pass it along, transfer or give it away because of the way digital purchases are structured.

Apr 16 2014

Learn the secret codes to shopping success

NEW YORK As superstore pricing mysteries go, it's not the equivalent of "The Da Vinci Code," but there's still something deliciously elusive about the so-called "Costco Code" that has set the tongues of shopping mavens wagging for the past several months.

Apr 16 2014

YOUR MONEY-Learn the secret codes to shopping success

NEW YORK, April 16 As superstore pricing mysteries go, it's not the equivalent of "The Da Vinci Code," but there's still something deliciously elusive about the so-called "Costco Code" that has set the tongues of shopping mavens wagging for the past several months.

Mar 14 2014

Summer livin' is easy, but doesn't come cheap anymore

CHICAGO As a Brooklyn-based architect, James Schaefer works on properties with some very high-end patios - think in the $100,000 range - which, of course, gets him thinking about his own. His own scale is a little lower, about "$25,000 to get a start at it," Schaefer says.

Mar 14 2014

YOUR MONEY-Summer livin' is easy, but doesn't come cheap anymore

CHICAGO, March 14 As a Brooklyn-based architect, James Schaefer works on properties with some very high-end patios - think in the $100,000 range - which, of course, gets him thinking about his own. His own scale is a little lower, about "$25,000 to get a start at it," Schaefer says.

Feb 26 2014

Why Amazon Prime shoppers may flee with fee hike

CHICAGO As an Amazon Prime customer since December 2012, Michelle Huffman of Milwaukee has gladly paid the annual $79 fee for the perk of free two-day shipping on items ranging from tea and cookbooks to DVDs and Nestle Smarties (milk chocolate buttons imported from Germany).

Feb 13 2014

A high credit score can be a turn-on

CHICAGO You cannot put a price on love, but you can certainly attach a financial number to a suitor.

Feb 13 2014

YOUR MONEY-A high credit score can be a turn-on

CHICAGO, Feb 13 You cannot put a price on love, but you can certainly attach a financial number to a suitor.

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