d3sign | Moment | Getty Images Identity crime involving government benefits, social media accounts and other scams jumped by 36% in 2021 to an all-time high, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. The good news is that there are several ways individuals can protect themselves. About 15,000 people reported an identity-related crime or attempted
Morsa Images | E+ | Getty Images Many investors worry a recession is coming amid rising interest rates, high inflation and stock market volatility. But the majority haven’t changed their portfolios, according to research from Fidelity Investments. Only 5% of 401(k) and 403(b) investors shifted asset allocations during the second quarter of 2022, the report
When Warren Buffett writes his name on something, it becomes instantly valuable — to the tune of $75,100. That’s how much an anonymous eBay user bid on Tuesday to win a unique piece of artwork: a 26-inch autographed print of Buffett overlaid with motivational quotes from the billionaire, including “Women make me optimistic about America.”
In this article DIS PSTG OKTA NTNX MDB FIVE The inside of one of Five Below’s existing locations. Five Below Check out the companies making headlines after hours. Pure Storage — The tech stock jumped 7% after the data storage developer surpassed profit and revenue expectations. Pure Storage also issued strong third-quarter and full-year revenue
The logo of Swedish payment provider Klarna. Thomas Trutschel | Photothek | Getty Images Klarna on Wednesday reported a dramatic jump in losses in the first half, adding to a deluge of negative news for the “buy now, pay later” pioneer. The Swedish payments firm generated revenues of 9.1 billion Swedish krona ($950 million) in
In this article WMT A sign hangs outside a Sam’s Club store on January 12, 2018 in Streamwood, Illinois. Scott Olson |Getty Images Walmart-owned Sam’s Club said Wednesday it will raise its annual fees this fall, as the warehouse club’s membership hovers at a record high and inflation-pinched shoppers seek deals on bulk items. Fees
Luis Alvarez | Digitalvision | Getty Images Employer demand for workers remains historically strong — and that means workers have the power to negotiate for better pay, benefits and other aspects of their jobs, according to economists. There were more than 11.2 million job openings in July, an increase of 199,000 from June, according to
Stan Horwitz and his family didn’t have any plans regarding long-term care until there was a crisis. His father, Martin, was in his late 80s and lived alone. He was reluctant to accept any assistance from his children. One day, Stan and his sister found their dad unconscious in his living room after a fall.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is widely expected to further consolidate his power at a twice-a-decade congress this fall. He is pictured here on July 1, 2022, at a swearing-in ceremony for Hong Kong’s chief executive John Lee. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s leaders are set to convene in Beijing on Oct.
Russia’s Gazprom saw its shares surge on Wednesday after reporting bumper first-half profits and announcing a new dividend to shareholders. Stoyan Vassev | Press service of Gazprom Neft | via Reuters Russian gas giant Gazprom posted a record first-half profit and promised new dividends to shareholders, sending its shares soaring more than 27% in early
NASA’s next-generation moon rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with its Orion crew capsule perched on top, as it stands on launch pad 39B in preparation for the unmanned Artemis 1 mission at Cape Canaveral, Florida, August 27, 2022. Joe Skipper | Reuters NASA announced it will make another attempt to launch the Artemis
In this article F HOUSTON, TEXAS – AUGUST 29: Students study in the Rice University Library on August 29, 2022 in Houston, Texas. Brandon Bell | Getty Images News | Getty Images The U.S. Department of Education could have its application for student loan forgiveness up and running as soon as within the next few
“It will be enough for us to start talking realistically about purchasing a home,” said Dara Zucker, 28, of student loan forgiveness. Zucker and her fiancé have been looking for a house in Tampa, Florida. They budgeted $250,000 for a 1,400-square foot home, but between the unpredictable housing market and her $38,877 student loan balance,
Tero Vesalainen | Istock | Getty Images The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday announced it will cancel all remaining federal student debt for former students of the now-defunct for-profit Westwood College, delivering $1.5 billion in relief to 79,000 borrowers. The cancellation covers students who attended any location of Westwood College, including online programs, from
In this article GS Pavlo Gonchar | LightRocket | Getty Images Goldman Sachs will lift all its Covid-19 requirements in most offices beginning Sept. 6 in an effort to incentivize its employees to return to the office more than two years into the pandemic. According to a memo sent Tuesday and obtained by CNBC, the
In this article BBY Televisions are seen for sale at a Best Buy store in New York City. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Best Buy on Tuesday said sales dropped by about 13% in the fiscal second quarter, as the retailer felt a pullback from inflation-weary shoppers. Shares closed the day at $74.89, up 1.61%, after