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The 10 Best Cities for Starting a Small Business

Rawpixel.com / Shutterstock.com Even McDonald’s began as a simple one-location hamburger shop. Department-store giant Macy’s original store made only $11.06 the first day. Most businesses, in fact, get started as small businesses. A small business needs a good idea, a determined founder and, let’s be honest, some money to get launched. In a business-forward atmosphere […]

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8 of the Hottest Products on Amazon Today

Photo by tommaso79 / Shutterstock.com Whether you’re an impulse shopper or just like to be on top of the latest trends, you need to check out Amazon’s “Movers & Shakers” lists. These are the hottest items on Amazon right now, based on how much their sales rank has jumped compared with 24 hours earlier. “For […]

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Afternoon Deals: Thursday, June 20

Every morning and afternoon we publish a list of the latest and best deals from our partner, DealNews. To learn more about the discounts and details, click on any of the deals for more information. To have this list, along with our latest news and stories, delivered daily to your inbox, sign up for our […]

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11 Top-Rated Car Insurance Companies of 2019

Photo by EpicStockMedia / Shutterstock.com Here’s some good news about car insurance for a change: Folks are more pleased with their insurers than ever. Overall customer satisfaction with U.S. auto insurance companies has reached a record high: a score of 831 on a 1,000-point scale, according to J.D. Power’s 2019 U.S. Auto Insurance Study. J.D. […]

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5 Ways Retirement Planning Is Different for Women

Despite the current trend toward erasing differences between genders, the fact remains that women and men are not equal in all things. When it comes to retirement planning, things are particularly different for women — especially in these five ways: 1. Women live longer — so they can’t wait to plan Rocketclips Inc / Shutterstock.com […]

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11 Surprising Jobs You Can Do From Home

Photo by Phoderstock / Shutterstock.com If you’re tired of commuting to work or looking for a way to break out of the 9-to-5 grind, there are many unusual and interesting jobs you can do from home. Many people enjoy the work-from-home lifestyle, says Brie Reynolds, senior career specialist at FlexJobs, a subscription-based job board for […]

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Morning Deals: Thursday, June 20

Every morning and afternoon we publish a list of the latest and best deals from our partner, DealNews. To learn more about the discounts and details, click on any of the deals for more information. To have this list, along with our latest news and stories, delivered daily to your inbox, sign up for our […]

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10 Lightly Used Cars You Can Buy at a 50% Savings

Photo by Nestor Rizhniak / Shutterstock.com Car shoppers looking for a great deal on a used, late-model vehicle will find plenty of choices today as more vehicles come off lease, according to a recent iSeeCars.com study. In fact, the number of off-lease vehicles has reached a record high, according to the car search engine. That […]

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9 Things You Really Can’t Return to Amazon

Photo by Hadrian / Shutterstock.com Buying things from Amazon couldn’t be easier, but what about returning them? The good news is that Amazon has a fairly liberal return policy. In most cases, you have 30 days to return items purchased directly from Amazon, and the retailer describes its return shipping process as “easy and flexible” […]