Category: Finance

Your dog is a bigger expense than you might think. 

Sure, those pugs on Instagram are cute. But they’re expensive, too. Most people estimate that owning a dog costs between $26 and $75 a month, according to...

Elon Musk hires Morgan Stanley, closing book on ‘funding secured’

The SEC will now determine Musk’s fate in terms of potential punishments for misleading the market. For a while, Musk supporters may have felt he could skirt a...

10 states where your Social Security check will provide the most

If you plan to live off your Social Security checks, you may want to consider relocating to a state where you will get more for your money. Personal finance website...

Twin Cities On the Move

Minneapolis–St. Paul Unemployment rate: 3.1 percent Median Household income: $72,629 Cost of living: 1 percent above national average College attainment: 40.5 percent...

You should plan for your kids’ college when you get divorced

Another part of college planning affected by divorce is financial aid eligibility. If your children are already in college or are within two years of attending,...

Will McDonough is now betting on blockchain

McDonough, who looks and sounds like a distant Kennedy relative, was a sports buff as a boy. As a sophomore at Westwood High School in suburban Boston he landed a gig at...

Five tips for freelancers to ease the pain of getting paid

Getting paid as a freelancer? It’s the best. Nothing like that feeling when your payment arrives, and it’s yours, all yours (at least till tax time). But...

It could become 'Facebook Thursday' akin to infamous 'Marlboro Friday' plunge in Philip Morris in early '90s

A quarter-century ago, Philip Morris lost a quarter of its value in a single day after the company drastically reduced expectations for its long-term profitability, just...

Student who lost thousands on an Art Institute education look to US for loan relief

The Department of Justice found that Education Management Corp. falsely obtained the $11 billion in federal funding it had received between 2003 and 2011. In 2015, the...

Banks are as despised as during the financial crisis

Big banks continue to be a profitable group despite being immensely disliked on the Wall Street, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Monday. “I think this group is...