Vishal Garg, the CEO of Better.com, was captured in a video on social media informing about 900 employees that they had been terminated.
As health officials determine the potential impact of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, economists weigh the potential risks to the economy and what it means for growth forecasts.
The Medicare and Medicare Advantage open enrollment period ends on Dec. 7, but many seniors haven't reviewed their health coverage. Even fewer decided to actually change plans, according to a new survey.
This holiday shopping season, consumers are ditching short-term Black Friday deals in favor of a more long-term online shopping strategy, according to a new report.
The Florida-based company that makes those famous tumblers is expanding.
The Fed could be looking at a rate hike sooner than expected if inflation continues to surge. The latest FOMC meeting minutes indicate that Fed members are discussing the possibility of raising rates.
Consumers plan to spend $998 this holiday shopping season, according to a National Retail Federation (NRF) survey. Here's how you can overcome higher prices amid shipping delays and labor shortages to take advantage of holiday sales.
Progressive lawmakers are calling on President Biden to cancel student loan debt as some Americans have qualified for forgiveness under borrower defense, total and permanent disability (TPD) discharges and a limited PSLF waiver.
Build Back Better would make the Child Tax Credit permanently available to low-income families. But the trillion-dollar spending plan faces hurdles in Congress before it can be signed into law.
The U.K.'s antitrust watchdog has blocked Facebook's acquisition of Giphy and ordered the social network to sell off the GIF-sharing platform.
Nearly 50% of voters support Biden's Build Back Better plan, a new poll showed. But many are also worried it could worsen inflation rates. Here's what that means for interest rates.
The longer you wait to lock in a life insurance premium, the higher your monthly rate will be. Find out how taking out life insurance while you're young and healthy can save you thousands of dollars.
Saturday marks Small Business Saturday — a day created to shift consumers’ attention to the stores that call their communities home.
Dollar Tree will charge $1.25 for the majority of its products across all of its locations nationwide by the end of April.
The average cost of tuition, fees and other expenses at higher education institutions are rising at a much faster rate than inflation, according to a recent study.
The U.S. Department of Labor announced on Monday an increase of the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour for federal contractors, giving a pay bump to hundreds of thousands of workers.
The Biden administration's trillion-dollar spending plan offers enhanced incentives for EV buyers who purchase a car through a domestic automaker.
Buy now, pay later apps let you break up larger purchases into a short-term repayment schedule. But there are a few things you should know before you use them to finance holiday shopping.
Social Security released its 2022 calendar showing the dates of benefit payments for the year.
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