Archive for June 10th, 2017

Don't be so quick to spend those Powerball lottery winnings. You won't walk away with as much as you think.

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During a phone call shortly after the November election, Apple Inc.’s chief executive officer, Tim Cook, got an earful from Donald Trump on the president-elect’s pet economic subject: factories.

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<p>The summer job is considered a rite of passage for the American Teenager. It is a time when tossing newspaper bundles and bussing restaurant tables acts as a rehearsal for weightier adult responsibilities, like bundling investments and bussing dinner-party plates. But in the last few decades, the teenage summer job has been disappearing. In the summer of 1978, 60 percent of teens were working or looking for work. Last summer, just 35 percent were.</p>

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Experts are split on who would benefit most from lower business taxes: executives or wage workers.

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<p>Investing less than $100 a month may not sound like much, but Bankrate’s compound interest calculator tells a different story. For instance, if Pearce continues to invest $90 a month in his 401(k) with a 7% rate of return, the money will grow to nearly $280,000 by the time he reaches age 65.</p>

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Few agree on how the toy got its start, but no one can deny its ubiquity.

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The revival of Lego has been hailed as the greatest turnaround in corporate history, ousting Ferrari as the world’s most powerful brand.&nbsp;

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<p>Plenty of companies are angling to get in on the coming legalized pot bonanza. Some, however, are lobbying the state of Massachusetts to carve off a piece just for them: cigarette wholesalers.</p>

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'Liberal activists want to destroy Breitbart, but we won’t be cowed,' said one of the site's 26 remaining advertisers.

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If you start young, you may not have to set aside as much as you think.

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When William Waldorf Astor bought a villa on the cliffs of Sorrento in 1905, he was one of the wealthiest people on the planet.

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I’m drawing my full Social Security benefit, which I qualified for at age 66.

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