WASHINGTON — Americans are generally satisfied with their personal finances, but many lack confidence in their ability to afford retirement, an emergency expense or even their daily living costs.
Earth-friendly school supplies might sound expensive, but you can be gentle with the planet and respectful of your wallet. Start by widening your idea of what’s “green.”
WASHINGTON — A White House initiative spearheaded by Ivanka Trump to help women in developing countries get ahead economically announced its first batch of grants on Wednesday: $27 million for 14 projects in 22 countries, mostly in Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia.
PHILADELPHIA — The largest oil refinery on the East Coast is extending the termination date for employees by another six weeks to better prepare the property for “possible sale and restart” following a devastating fire, the company said.
SEBRING — A doctor who has been practicing medicine in Polk County for more than 20 years has opened an office in Sebring and is planning a new building on the north side of town.
Many families struggle to pay college expenses for one or two kids. Certified financial planner Sarah Carlson, mother of two sets of twins, will soon have all four of her children in college at the same time.
FRANKFURT, Germany — Volkswagen halted production of the last version of its Beetle model last week at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. It’s the end of the road for a vehicle that has symbolized many things over a history spanning eight decades since 1938.
TAMPA — Lykes Bros. Inc. announces the appointment of Johnnie P. James Jr. to the position of president and chief executive officer. James will lead and manage the fifth-generation, family-owned business with a focus on sustainable value creation, including identifying and building business …
TOKYO — Overwhelmed by unprecedented demand, Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday they hope to run another ticket lottery next month for residents of Japan who got nothing the first time.
For most of us, the clickety clack of a manual typewriter — or the gentler tapping of the IBM Selectric — are but memories, if we’ve heard them at all.
MINNEAPOLIS — When President Donald Trump’s administration announced a $12 billion aid package for farmers struggling under the financial strain of his trade dispute with China, the payments were capped. But many large farming operations had no trouble finding legal ways around them, records…
CLIMAX, N.C. — North Carolina is the latest state considering a ban on smokable hemp, a product that’s exploding along with the health craze surrounding a compound in the plant known as CBD.
PARIS — France’s lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook — and the French government hopes other countries will follow suit.
VENUS — What was once a tangerine grove south of Lake Placid was transformed five years ago into 20 acres of prestigious lychee fruit and macadamia nut trees. Today, more than 50,000 pounds of lychees a year are being shipped to markets in Miami and New York out of this operation. The 100 ma…
NEW YORK — Corri Smith is planning to hire a full-time project manager for her public relations firm and make her part-time assistant full-time. But she has a wary eye on the economy.