By Walter Updegrave, senior editorMarch 25, 2010: 4:41 AM ET (Money Magazine) — Question: My wife and I have $25,000 in a money market account earning almost nothing in interest. We would like to place $20,000 in some kind of an account that will give us a better return. This […]
IN this episode, the Haggler again asks whether the Internet is a net plus or net minus for consumers. It’s certainly excellent for consuming, which is to say that e-commerce has been a spectacular boon for people who like to shop but hate to bathe and leave the house. But […]
If the market values of your home or collectibles have gone down recently, you may have considered reducing the amount of insurance coverage you have to save costs. But such marking to market value isn’t always a smart insurance saving strategy. The Insurance Information Institute, an educational organization financed by […]
If you’re looking for confirmation that this stock market rally might actually be for real, look no further than the stodgy world of transportation.
Johnson & Johnson has cut the amount it will pay for its 18.4% stake in Elan by $115m to $885m. The new deal resolves a dispute between Elan and its US partner Biogen Idec, with which it sells the multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri in a 50-50 partnership.
Drugmaker Eli Lilly & Co. says it will eliminate thousands of jobs and reorganize into five business units in an effort to slash costs and speed up development of potential new drugs.
Fiserv, Inc. , the leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, highlighted its growing presence and commitment to the Asia-Pacific region at the Sibos 2009 conference in Hong Kong.
Events celebrating the anniversary of Henry Hudson’s arrival in New York were attended mostly by the Dutch, as New Yorkers went about life as usual.
Brentwood, Tenn. » With the economy gasping for life last spring, about 1.3 million people gathered in 5,600 churches nationwide to behold the nation’s leading prophet of personal finance.
The U.S. Geological Survey’s 35-year-old maps of lava danger zones in this southern corner of the Big Island are a tableau of earthy colors and odd shapes originally meant for scientific and planning purposes.
Logan » Farmers in Utah and Idaho on Saturday donated care packages to 350 Army Reservists serving in Iraq, despite their own economic hardships and the U.
New York Fashion Week has officially started, and the stars are already out in droves.
This spring Michael Rowe and his six siblings flew their parents to Orlando to celebrate their 85th birthdays. After the guests of honor excused themselves for a nap one afternoon, conversation around the swimming pool quickly turned serious. Did Mom and Dad have enough money to see them through their […]
Prime Minister Gordon Brown discussed the release of the Lockerbie bomber with President Obama in their first talks since American officials criticized his freeing.
Recalls alert: Psyclone Essentials and React Wii 4-Dock Battery Recharge Stations, 2001-’02 Honda Civic, Accord, Acura
The following products and vehicles were are recalled. by the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The American dream of homeownership is still attainable. Buyers just have to deal with a new set of realities.