Women are underpaid. Women working full time earned 80% of what men working full time did, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. So it should be no surprise that research has shown women receive less money from Social Security upon retirement and take longer to pay off their student loans. So how can...
Starting a business partnership is an exciting time, full of new challenges, shared vision and celebrations of small successes. During the good times, keeping a relationship on solid ground while running a business is easy. But what do you do when you do not agree, and the honeymoon period...
The price of electricity rose 1.5% between 2006 and 2016 — similar to the 1.6% annual rate of inflation over the same period, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. But the price U.S. power companies pay for natural gas used to generate electricity has fallen 8.4% since 2006. Retail electricity prices...
Home buyers beware: The cost of financing the purchase of a new home rose in late September for the first time in nearly two months. The interest rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage rose to an average of 3.83% from 3.78% in the week ended Sept. 21, according to Freddie...
Remember the time — like, a year or two ago — when moving to the cloud, developing a mobile strategy, and analyzing big data represented the cutting edge of business technology? Well, even as many companies are still waiting to see the results of these transformations, a new wave of...
Even while construction continues on expanding the Amazon.com campus in downtown Seattle, the company is looking to build a second national headquarters, prompting a rush of cities hoping to land the $5 billion project. Did you, as a kid, get everything you asked for on your Christmas wish list? Of course...
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused major disruptions in the supply chain, and will impact the trucking/transportation industry for weeks and even months to come, said John Kent, director of the Supply Chain Management Research Center at the University of Arkansas. If one were to compare which hurricane had the most impact on...
Starting a new business comes with headaches. Being prepared for those headaches – and trying to get ahead of them – can greatly decrease the impact they have on your business. One important step in preparing for the challenges your startup may face is writing a solid business plan. The...
Confronted with a little known clause to fend off lawsuits, an untold number of Wells Fargo customers in Arkansas and the U.S. are now faced with the possibility they will never be made whole financially following several violations that including setting up fake accounts. Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan and...
Wall Street analysts don't expect Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC - Get Report) to be swallowed whole in a blockbuster deal, despite buzz generated by a Wall Street Journal report late Wednesday, Sept. 13, that the activist-pressured hospital operator was exploring strategic options, including a sale of the company. Tenet shares were up...