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Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 01:03 PM EST

How Much It Costs to Own a Home in Every US State

How Much It Costs to Own a Home in Every US State

There are an estimated 76.7 million homeowners in America, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, which recently released its 2013-2017 American Community Survey five-year estimates. Their homes are worth a median...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 12:02 PM EST

The Secret to Keeping Next Year's Financial Resolutions

The Secret to Keeping Next Year's Financial Resolutions

Most people are feeling pretty good about their finances these days. There is, however, room for improvement. About one-third of all Americans intend to make a financial resolution for the year ahead,...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 06:43 PM EST

Google Announces $1B Expansion in NYC

Google Announces $1B Expansion in NYC

Google will spend more than $1 billion on a major Manhattan real estate expansion, a move that could add more than 7,000 jobs in the next several years. The search giant made the announcement Monday morning in...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 05:27 PM EST

Dow Dives About 500 Points to Its Lowest Close Since May

Dow Dives About 500 Points to Its Lowest Close Since May

Stocks fell sharply on Friday after weaker-than-expected data in China and Europe exacerbated concerns of a global economic slowdown. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 496.87 points to 24,100.51, its lowest...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 01:40 PM EST

Smithsonian Museum of American History Names First Woman Director in Its 54-Year History

Smithsonian Museum of American History Names First Woman Director in Its 54-Year History

The chief executive of the California Historical Society has been named the new director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Anthea M. Hartig becomes the first woman to be permanent...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 01:09 PM EST

Where to Save (And Splurge) When Going to Disney

Where to Save (And Splurge) When Going to Disney

It's no surprise that Walt Disney World Resort is the most visited theme park in the world. In 2017, nearly 20.5 million people visited the Magic Kingdom. If you add in the three other parks (Epcot, Animal...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 11:36 PM EST

Vitaminwater Offering $100K if You Stay Off Phone for Year

Vitaminwater Offering $100K if You Stay Off Phone for Year

Could you actually ditch your smartphone for a year? Vitaminwater wants to find out, and it's willing to part with $100,000 if someone can rise to the challenge.

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 12:47 PM EST

A Look Inside Starbucks' Newest Reserve Roastery in New York City

A Look Inside Starbucks' Newest Reserve Roastery in New York City

Nestled in the meatpacking district between Chelsea Market and Google's New York offices is Starbucks' latest Roastery. Set to open on Friday, the nearly 23,000-square-foot space is far from the typical...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 04:40 PM EST

Apple Deepens Texas Ties, Expands Operations East and West

Apple Deepens Texas Ties, Expands Operations East and West

Apple plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, that will create at least 5,000 jobs ranging from engineers to call-center agents while adding more luster to a Southwestern city that has already...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 03:37 AM EST

China Suspected in Huge Marriott Data Breach, Official Says

China Suspected in Huge Marriott Data Breach, Official Says

Investigators believe hackers working on behalf of China's main intelligence agency are responsible for a massive data breach involving the theft of personal information from as many as 500 million guests of the...

 

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