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Tesla Sales Slump as More Affordable Options Hit the Road (Is Now the Time to Buy?)

As global competition in the electric car industry intensified and the company's earlier price reductions failed to draw in additional customers, Tesla's sales dropped precipitously in the most recent quarter.

Apr 04, 2024 07:22 AM EDT

Spring Hope Blooms! More Homes on the Market, Buyer Optimism Up 

With more properties on the market and buyers ready to buy now that the winter frost has passed, the spring purchasing season is heating up.

Apr 04, 2024 04:02 AM EDT

JetBlue's New Bag Fee Surprise: What You Need to Know 

JetBlue is increasing the cost of checking bags during busy travel times by using surge pricing for bag checks, comparable to what Uber does.

Apr 04, 2024 02:37 AM EDT

Your Favorite Chocolate Could Soon Be a Luxury You Can't Afford

Chocolate addicts take note: it's likely to grow more expensive to satisfy your already expensive addiction.

Apr 03, 2024 06:10 AM EDT

How Stores Like Target Use Your Data to Sell You More

For the past three quarters, Target store sales have decreased as consumers have been shopping at competitor Walmart (WMT.N), Temu (PDD.O), Shein, and other direct-to-consumer retailers searching for better deals.

Apr 03, 2024 05:21 AM EDT

Housing Affordability Hits Rock Bottom, Economist Says

Remember the days when snagging your dream home was as simple as saving up for a down payment and signing on the dotted line? Well, those days seem to be tucked away in our grandparents' photo albums, next to pictures of $0.25 gas and milk delivered to your doorstep. Today's housing market paints a starkly different picture, one where "affordability has just totally collapsed," according to economists and recent studies.

Apr 02, 2024 02:59 PM EDT

Generation Alpha: Charting a Bright Future Amidst Skepticism

With the oldest members barely in their early teens and the youngest yet to make their debut, there's a growing chorus of concern about their future. Critics and commentators, from the depths of YouTube to the scrolls of TikTok, have been quick to label them as "feral," "illiterate," or even "doomed." But is it all doom and gloom for Generation Alpha, or is there a silver lining that we're missing?

Apr 02, 2024 02:21 PM EDT

Cash-Strapped Globetrotters Beware: The Hidden Costs Driving Up Luxury Travel

Most of the travel sector is back on course. However, the high costs associated with the luxury market, which increased during the Covid epidemic, aren't going down. In actuality, they are rising each month.

Apr 02, 2024 10:42 AM EDT

How to Spot Real Deals During the Solar Eclipse

Although the next complete solar eclipse will only last for a little over five minutes, fast-food restaurants and other businesses are using the occasion to launch days of promotions. These include discounts, free snacks, and solar eclipse glasses that are limited to one hundred pieces.

Apr 02, 2024 08:56 AM EDT

Save Money, Save Time: Essential Tax Updates for Small Businesses

There are several considerations small company owners should make for their tax file this year as Tax Day draws near.

Apr 02, 2024 08:09 AM EDT

California Fast Food Boom Boosts Wages to $20, Will Your Industry Follow Suit?

The minimum wage in the restaurant business in the United States will reach $20 per hour for the majority of workers in California starting on Monday. However, the pay increase is igniting a heated discussion, with labor groups praising the advantages of higher salaries while some restaurant owners fear job losses and increased client pricing.

Apr 01, 2024 08:15 AM EDT

The Red Glare of the Baltimore Bridge Collapse Conspiracy Theorists

The collapse of the Baltimore bridge bearing Francis Scott Key's name following a collision with a 948-foot-long cargo ship on Tuesday killed six construction workers and snarled port traffic into the East Coast. Almost immediately, conspiracy theories surrounding the events that led to the tragedy ran rampant.

Apr 02, 2024 03:03 PM EDT

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