Tag: business

Sun Dawu, outspoken Chinese billionaire, sentenced to 18 years in prison

Sun was arrested in March this year. His company, Hebei Dawu Agricultural and Animal Husbandry Group, owns farming operations in China and employs about 9,000...

Why buying a condo for your college kid could be a smart financial move

Prices are booming in many residential real estate markets, including college towns. Is it too late to take advantage? Maybe not. The idea of buying...

Keurig introduces BrewID with K-Supreme Plus Smart launch

Keurig K-Supreme Plus Smart Brewer CNN —   First thing in the morning, as I zombie-walk into my kitchen still half asleep, I need a...

PS5 restock: Tips for securing your console

CNN —   Still desperately refreshing your web browser in hopes of snagging a PlayStation 5? You’re not alone. Sony’s highly coveted next-gen console is...

Dow win streak at risk ahead of tech results as China crackdown threatens rally

U.S. stock-index futures were mixed Tuesday morning ahead of quarterly results from some of the most prominent names in the technology sector, with a Chinese...

My girlfriend makes twice what I earn. I reluctantly paid the $200 dinner check for her first promotion. She just got another one. Should I pay again?

A couple of years ago, my girlfriend received a promotion to a management position. We both agreed that we should go out and celebrate her...

Philip Morris wants cigarettes banned in the UK by 2030

The remarks come amid dwindling smoker numbers in the United Kingdom — where cigarettes have been sold in plain packaging since 2016 — and a...

How to make ice cream in a bag

CNN —   Is there anything better than eating a bowl of ice cream on a hot summer day? We don’t think so. But if...

Don’t wait — back-to-school shopping will be more expensive and more challenging this year

Families are getting a welcome taste of normalcy with most schools slated to reopen for in-person learning in the fall, but back-to-school shopping this year...

I successfully renovated a condo building. My new husband offered to manage my next project — and it all went horribly wrong

I come from a very poor background. I have been homeless a few times. Through hard work and sheer sacrifice I was not only able...

My aunt and uncle had no children. My cousin, the executor, changed their will to inherit a $400K estate. Should we pursue this?

My aunt passed away last month at the age of 92. One of her nieces and her husband took it upon themselves to become her...

Jabra Elite Active 75t vs. AirPods Pro

CNN —   I’ve reviewed countless wireless earbuds, but no matter how good they are, I always find myself running back to my AirPods Pro...

Are your retirement savings on track? These benchmarks can help determine where you stand.

As you save for retirement, it’s beneficial to know how much to save and whether you’re on the right track. Everyone’s situation is different, of course, but there...

My daughter no longer speaks to me or my husband, and mocked our family values. Do we cut her out of her $2 million inheritance?

My husband and I have three adult children whom we love very much, and wish for them to have healthy, productive, ethical and loving lives.  ...

REI best products | CNN

CNN —   Summer is here, and if you’re trying to get into the great outdoors, you’re probably going to make a trip to REI....

We tested out the Solo Stove Yukon fire pit and now we’re obsessed

CNN —   No backyard barbecue or camping trip is really complete without a fire to cap off the night. But the biggest drawback to...

You know who doesn’t hate Facebook? Wall Street

Excuse us if you’ve heard this song before: Facebook Inc. — under siege from the president and his predecessor, the Federal Trade Commission, a bestselling...

21 best strapless bras | CNN

CNN —   We’ve finally accepted that we do in fact need to wear real bras sometimes. Although we thought we’d never depart from the...

Opinion: Intel appears to be feeling the competitive heat from AMD

Intel Corp.’s data-center sales keep declining as Advanced Micro Devices Corp.’s sales keep growing, and it seems Intel is finally doing something about it. While...

Best best budget earbuds of 2021

CNN —   If you’re shopping for the best wireless earbuds on the market, you really don’t have to look any further than the Apple...

‘Superbug’ fungus spread in 2 cities, health officials say

U.S. health officials say they now have evidence that an untreatable “superbug” fungus has spread in two hospitals and a nursing home By MIKE STOBBE...

FirstEnergy to pay $230M in settlement in Ohio bribery case

Federal authorities say Akron-based FirstEnergy Corp. would pay a $230 million penalty and fully cooperate as part of an agreement announced Thursday to settle federal...

Petco’s Ruff and Mews Sale: Save on pet supplies

CNN —   An excuse to spoil our pets? Consider us in. Petco’s Ruff & Mews Sale Event, running now through July 24, is the...

7 new travel planning rules of the COVID era

A lot has changed in the travel world since the pre-pandemic days of 2019. Even if it seems like your life is going back to...

My sister co-signed our nephew’s student loans for $35,000. When he defaulted, she paid them off. Should his parents repay her?

Dear Quentin, I am the executor of my mom’s estate. I have three siblings. My mom is going to equally divide her assets among the...