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Vietnamese Boat People
      Vietnamese boat people were refugees who fled Vietnam by boat and ship after the Vietnam War. I know, I was ..
(2017-04-15 19:04)
Rising Home Values, More Staying in Homes
It’s almost sounding like a broken record at this point, but U.S. home prices continued their steady climb in June — and, combined with ri..
(2018-08-14 07:36)
Bankruptcies Skyrocket Among Seniors Amid Soaring Health Costs
The steady erosion of Medicare and Social Security benefits, the shift away from defined benefit pensions, and rising health care costs ha..
(2018-08-11 16:33)
US Inflation Increases Most in Decade
U.S. consumer prices jumped 2.4% in July, their biggest annual increase since before the financial crisis hit with force in September 2008...
(2018-08-11 15:48)
Jobs No One Wants
There are now more job openings than people unemployed, reports Axios. Many of the industries struggling to recruit millennials, in p..
(2018-08-11 15:45)
Elon Musk Sued for Fraud
Days after CEO Elon Musk tweeted that he had "funding secured" to take Tesla private, two investors filed a class-action lawsuit..
(2018-08-11 15:41)
55+ Female Homebuyers on the Rise
Single women over 55 continue to be a growing segment of the homebuyer population, according to research presented in a recent Wall Street..
(2018-07-29 09:03)
Wealthy seniors Want to Stay at Home
Fewer than a quarter of high-net-worth individuals have a firm plan for long-term care, but nearly all of them suggested a preference to ag..
(2018-07-29 08:56)
Older Americans Working Longer
As life expectancy gets longer and longer, the age of retirement is getting pushed back, too, with the highest number on record of America..
(2018-07-29 08:51)
Ghosts at Work?
Some people in the workforce are engaging in what has begun to be called, “Ghosting”. One person left at lunch. Another made up a story abo..
(2018-07-21 08:55)
WhatsApp Sets Limits to Stop Rumors
Facebook’s WhatsApp will limit the ability of people to forward messages to large groups. The move is as an attempt to curb fast-spreading..
(2018-07-21 08:52)
4-Day Work Week Wins
After experimenting with a reduced schedule (without cutting salaries) for two months, New Zealand estate planning firm Perpetual Guardian..
(2018-07-21 08:48)
How Overqualified People Get Jobs
People wanting to take a step back in their careers may face the obstacle of being overqualified for the position they seek. However, peop..
(2018-07-15 09:23)
Uber Pledges Better Driver Checks
Uber said this week that it was teaming up with background check provider, Checkr, and analytics firm, Appriss, to better track drivers..
(2018-07-15 09:20)
Drug prices are on the rise
During the first 10 days of July, at least ten drug makers raised prices on at least 20 medicines, Rx Savings Solutions and Bloomberg Inte..
(2018-07-15 09:18)
Autonomous Robot Furniture
Who says furniture needs to stay put? Lebanese industrial designer Nour Malaeb has developed a piece of robotic furniture that users ..
(2018-07-15 09:15)
America Needs More truckers
Trucking companies are having a difficult time finding new drivers, even after hiking pay and offering bonuses, according to The Washingto..
(2018-07-08 14:27)
Univision Offloading Fusion?
Univision is looking to divest Fusion Media Group — parent company of sites including Gizmodo and Deadspin — as the company restructures u..
(2018-07-08 14:25)
Groupon Looking to Sell itself?
Groupon and its bankers have been actively working to sell the company, Recode reports, citing two people familiar with the move. The deal..
(2018-07-08 14:23)
Japan Rains Kill Dozens, Millions Flee
Violent weather has wreaked havoc in Japan. Heavy summer rains have resulted in the death of at least 76 people, and more than 1.6 million..
(2018-07-08 14:21)