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Warren Buffett shareholder letter says Berkshire posted $29 billion gain from tax cut law

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 18:02:10 -0500

The new tax law gave Berkshire Hathaway a $29 billion gain, but the company found prices for businesses too high last year.


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Your coworkers got a raise and you didn't. Now what?

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 16:00:01 -0500

Learning that you didn't get a raise while others did is a tough pill to swallow. Here's what you can do with that information.


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Fast food is coming to your doorstep, but it can cost more

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:00:03 -0500

It's never been easier to get burgers, burritos and other items from fast-food chains delivered to your doorstep. But the convenience can hurt your wallet.


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The Great Recession was a big step backward for black homeowners

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 14:02:53 -0500

It's never been easy for African Americans to own property, and the Great Recession made it worse.


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How to clean up financial clutter

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 14:00:00 -0500

Financial clutter has a way of filling up space you need for something else.


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Warren Buffett letter: 3 tips for stock investors

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 13:43:34 -0500

Warren Buffett, in his annual letter to shareholders, shares advice for stock investors.


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Trump administration may make it easier to wipe out student debt in bankruptcy

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 13:00:08 -0500

The Department of Education said it will review how borrowers discharge student loans, an indication it could become easier to expunge those loans via bankruptcy.


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Workplace: 5 tips on how to keep employee turnover low

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 09:02:01 -0500

One core aspect of successfully running a business is keeping staff happy and motivated so that they continue to perform at effective levels.


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Toyota dominates Consumer Reports 2018 Top Picks for vehicles

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 08:24:17 -0500

The magazine's verdict shows that the Japanese automaker remains on top in the areas that matter most to car buyers.


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Market swings usually push up fear index

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 07:00:09 -0500

We’re constantly reminded that we should’t let the stock market spook us.


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Bank and car rental giants are cutting ties with the NRA

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 20:05:06 -0500

Companies being urged to cut ties with the gun rights group, advocating a NRA boycott. Veuer's Nick Cardona has that story.


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KFC apologizes for its 'chicken crisis' with hilarious ad

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:13:30 -0500

KFC is apologizing to customers in the UK and Ireland -- after running out of chicken and shutting down more than half of its 900 stores. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.



Stocks rally as Fed eases rate worry, tech climbs

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:50:47 -0500

U.S. stocks rallied, lifted by gains in technology stocks and a retreat in Treasury yields, as the Federal Reserve eased concerns about the path of interest rate hikes this year. Aleksandra Michalska reports. Video provided by Reuters


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Barclays investment bank division pays women half as much as men

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:26:00 -0500

In a vivid illustration of the gender pay gap in the banking industry, the company says women on average are paid 48% as much as men.


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Who is Martin Shkreli?

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:21:27 -0500

Martin Shkreli is set to begin his trial for securities fraud. Here is a look at his rise to notoriety.


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Dropbox is going public: Here's who's making money

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 20:23:10 -0500

CEO Drew Houston and venture firm Sequoia Capital each own more than a 20 percent stake in Dropbox.


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Warren Buffett to retire from Kraft Heinz board, aiming to decrease travel commitments

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 06:57:39 -0500

The 87-year-old's decision was based on his desire to "decrease his travel commitments," Kraft Heinz said in a statement.


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NRA-affiliated businesses shed ties after Parkland, Florida school shooting

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:27:34 -0500

Businesses and products with ties to the National Rifle Association include LifeLock, Norton, FedEx, Avis, Hertz and TrueCar.


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If you own these funds, you are an investor in the major gunmakers

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:32:38 -0500

Major funds invested in gun stocks include the Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF, iShares Russell 2000 ETF and Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF. The gun stocks tend to comprise a very small fraction of the entire fund.


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Our readers are obsessed with these robot vacuums

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:08:54 -0500

Our readers have been buying robot vacuums like the iLife A4s, the Eufy RoboVac 11+, and the EcoVacs Deebot N79 recently.


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4 reasons it’s smart to buy a used cellphone

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:02:01 -0500

Buying a used phone can cut your device costs in half, but the appeal goes beyond price.


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General Mills to buy Blue Buffalo for $8 billion

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:55:47 -0500

Cheerios cereal maker General Mills will buy Blue Buffalo Pet Products for nearly $8 billion to tap demand for natural pet food and offset falling sales for processed items. Aleksandra Michalska reports.


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How much will I get from Social Security if I earn $100,000?

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:00:01 -0500

How much can six-figure earners expect from their Social Security retirement benefits?


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Why your home is a worse investment than you think

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:59:59 -0500

The real value of ownership isn’t the investment, it’s the roof over your head, the satisfaction it brings and the memories it creates.


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States where Americans pay the least (and most) in taxes

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:47:50 -0500

No state tax code is identical and, largely as a result, what the average American pays annually in taxes varies from state to state.


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Snap stock slides after Kylie Jenner says she stopped using it

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:22:27 -0500

Snap is down 3% early Thursday after Kylie Jenner tweeted about how she doesn't use Snapchat after the app's new redesign.



15 cars and trucks going away in 2018

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 12:13:53 -0500

Among the unlucky models are minivans, tiny cars and some former big sellers.


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How to start taming your budget-busting bills

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 10:01:28 -0500

What can you do to make sure you have enough money each month to not only pay your bills but also save for your future? Start by creating a budget.


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Shocking electric bill? Free changes can help you cut costs, save money

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:00:40 -0500

Electric bills are kind of a mystery, but there's plenty of big and small changes families can make that will cut energy consumption and save money.


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Five steps to cutting your expensive cable TV bill

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:59:14 -0500

Tired of paying too much for cable TV? Here's five easy ways to start cutting your bill down to size.


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10 banks consumers complain about the most

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 11:29:37 -0500

The most common complaint categories in order were related to: mortgages, debt collection, credit reporting, credit card, bank accounts or service.


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Planning a purchase? How to car shop at an auto show

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 11:00:08 -0500

It's fun to wander an auto show, ogling the new models. But you also can put the event to a more pragmatic use: planning your next car purchase.


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Small business: I'll drink to that. Rhonda Abrams on the best wines under $10

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:57:11 -0500

If you’re like me, you’d like to help support a fellow small business owner, choosing a pleasurable wine from a small winery at an affordable price.


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