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Milei's Radical Approach to Overhauling Argentina's Fiscal Deficit

Milei's Radical Approach to Overhauling Argentina's Fiscal Deficit

Javier Milei, the libertarian president of Argentina, is intensifying his efforts to reduce the nation's large budget deficit by focusing more on "chainsaw" expenditure cutbacks and "blender" austerity measures that reduce buying power and, he believes, curb out-of-control inflation.

May 02, 2024 03:08 PM EDT


Can Small Businesses Survive Without TikTok?

Can Small Businesses Survive Without TikTok?

As the TikTok ban approaches in the United States, millions of usersâ ncluding owners of small businesses are frantically trying to decide what to do.

Apr 29, 2024 07:50 PM EDT


Is Newark the New Brooklyn? Signs of a City in Transformation

Is Newark the New Brooklyn? Signs of a City in Transformation

Over the past year, a number of significant development projects have been approved in Newark, where there is a surge in construction that mostly consists of new housing.

Apr 29, 2024 07:37 PM EDT


Big Changes for US Workers: Overtime Pay, Non-Compete Restrictions Explained

Big Changes for US Workers: Overtime Pay, Non-Compete Restrictions Explained

This week, the federal government took two steps that could have far-reaching effects for millions of American workers.

Apr 26, 2024 01:34 PM EDT


Elon Musk's Promise of Affordable EVs Sends Tesla Shares Skyrocketing

Elon Musk's Promise of Affordable EVs Sends Tesla Shares Skyrocketing

Following CEO Elon Musk's announcement that the electric car business intends to start producing new, reasonably priced EV models by early 2025, Tesla shares finished up 12% on Wednesday.

Apr 26, 2024 01:24 PM EDT


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Costco's Gold Bars Part II: From Africa to the Alps to You

So where exactly does that shiny new "999.9 fine gold minted" bar from Costco come from? Under that "Essayeur Fondeur" Swiss authenticity stamp lies a long, bloody trail of death and tears.

Apr 26, 2024 01:26 PM EDT


Short on Cash? A Guide to Using Earn-Wage Apps Safely and Affordably

Short on Cash? A Guide to Using Earn-Wage Apps Safely and Affordably

Several businesses provide a lending service known as Earned Wage Access, including EarnIn. In order to help workers meet their daily necessities and pay their obligations, the applications provide tiny, short-term loans to them between paychecks.

Apr 25, 2024 02:26 PM EDT


Low-Income Borrowers Face Loan Delinquency as Prices Rise

Low-Income Borrowers Face Loan Delinquency as Prices Rise

According to current data and bank executives, U.S. borrowers with lower incomes are finding it more and more difficult to make their loan payments. As a result, banks are becoming more cautious when granting credit cards and auto loans.

Apr 23, 2024 04:45 AM EDT


Another Retailer Bites the Dust: How Express's Struggles Reflect the Changing Retail World

Another Retailer Bites the Dust: How Express's Struggles Reflect the Changing Retail World

Express Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Once a trailblazer in casual workplace wear, the company has struggled to compete with retailers like Zara and H&M.

Apr 23, 2024 02:23 AM EDT


Biden's Renewed Effort for Tuition-Free Community College Could Transform Personal Finances

Biden's Renewed Effort for Tuition-Free Community College Could Transform Personal Finances

President Joe Biden indicated that he was still hopeful about making some college education free when he disclosed the specifics of his Plan B for student loan forgiveness.

Apr 22, 2024 11:10 AM EDT


Fewer Self-Checkouts at Walmart: Could This Mean More Cashiers and Lower Prices? 

Fewer Self-Checkouts at Walmart: Could This Mean More Cashiers and Lower Prices? 

Walmart is getting rid of the self-service lanes at a store in Missouri, joining the ranks of businesses reevaluating self-checkout.

Apr 22, 2024 10:19 AM EDT


Relief for Diabetes Patients: Biden Champions $35 Insulin Cap in Bid to Ease Healthcare Costs

Relief for Diabetes Patients: Biden Champions $35 Insulin Cap in Bid to Ease Healthcare Costs

Biden's team frequently exaggerates the amount that those qualified for the price ceiling previously spent for insulin in an effort to highlight what it perceives as a benefit over the likely Republican nominee, Donald Trump. F

Apr 22, 2024 05:55 AM EDT


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