COLD!!, Rebound from Holiday Debt, Ford Focus Most Popular Car - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

COLD!!, Rebound from Holiday Debt, Ford Focus Most Popular Car

We are starting out this Wednesday with wind chills below zero across parts of the area. It will remain very cold into the afternoon with temperatures topping out in the mid-20s. With high pressure building in from the west, we'll have more in the way of sunshine to break up the last few gray days. The next system that moves through tomorrow will produce snow showers mainly east of Cleveland in the afternoon into Thursday night.

TODAY: Very cold and partly cloudy. High: 25 Wind: SW at 5-10 mph

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy. Low: 19 Wind: SW at 9-11 mph

THURSDAY: Mostly cloudy with a few afternoon snow showers. High: 30

With the end of December on the horizon, it is time to face a sobering reality. Creditors want to collect on the charges you made while you were caught up in the holiday festivities. Even the most budget-conscious consumer can get a little overzealous: the deal that was too good to pass up, the unexpected last-minute gift for a host and other unplanned expenses. If your credit card statement indicates that you leaned more toward naughty than nice when it came to spending, you can still resolve to start 2013 on good financial footing. Click here for advice to rebound from holiday-induced debt.

2012 was another a good year for Ford around the world. The automaker said its Focus model will be the top selling vehicle worldwide when final figures for the year are in. Ford said new Focus registrations totaled nearly 738,000 through September. Also, Ford said it was on track to sell more than two million vehicles in the U.S. in 2012. It's the second year in a row Ford has topped the number. The automaker is the only brand to surpass two million in U.S. sales since 2007.

 

Julia Tullos, WOIO Assignment Manager

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