Disney to begin laying off employees
Disney said it plans to lay off 7,000 total employees.
First Citizens to acquire troubled Silicon Valley Bank, FDIC says
Customers of Silicon Valley will automatically become customers of First Citizens, which is headquartered in North Carolina.
Gas prices drop despite rising demand, tighter supply: AAA
Gas prices decreased this week to $3.49 per gallon, AAA reported. And prices could hold steady as the price of oil remains low, despite a rise in demand for gas.
Still time to save: Today's 30-year mortgage rates hold steady at 5.875 percent | March 24, 2023
Check out the mortgage rates for March 24, 2023, which are mixed from yesterday.
Disney World, union reach tentative deal for minimum wage increase
After months of back-and-forth negotiations, The Walt Disney Co. and the unions in Florida just reached an agreement on a pay raise.
Lindsay Lohan, Jake Paul, Soulja Boy and other celebs charged with alleged crypto violations by SEC
Crypto entrepreneur Justin Sun and his companies were also charged for fraud and other security law violations.
Fed forges ahead with 25 basis point interest rate increase, signaling resolve to battle inflation
The Federal Reserve announced another 25 basis point interest rate increase, bringing the federal funds rate to a targeted range of 4.75% to 5%, the highest level in 15 years.
Gender pay gap in US hasn’t changed much in two decades, report finds
New analysis from Pew Research finds that despite women earning more now than they did over 30 years ago, the disparity in pay for them compared to men has been stagnant.
Federal Reserve raises key interest rate by quarter-point
The Fed also warned that the financial upheaval stemming from the collapse of two major banks is “likely to result in tighter credit conditions" and “weigh on economic activity, hiring and inflation."
More people are delaying paying up front
An increasing number of shoppers are leaning on buy now, pay later services -- with many using it to foot the bill for groceries.
MacKenzie Scott launches new 'open call' to donate $250 million to nonprofits
Since 2019, when she pledged to donate the majority of her wealth, MacKenzie Scott has given more than $14 billion in unrestricted funds to 1,600 nonprofits.
Today's 15-year mortgage rates offer the greatest opportunity for maximum interest savings | March 21, 2023
Check out the mortgage rates for March 21, 2023, which are trending up from yesterday.
US home values fell $2.3 trillion in 2022, but homeowners still benefiting from pandemic era gains: Redfin
The total value of U.S. homes was $45.3 trillion at the end of 2022, down 4.9% from a record high of $47.7 trillion in June – the most significant June-to-December drop in percentage terms since 2008, according to Redfin.
Student loan refinance interest rates climb for 5- and 10-year loans
The latest trends in interest rates for student loan refinancing from the Credible marketplace, updated weekly.
Home price appreciation slowed again in December, but 2022 was still a big year for growth: Case-Shiller
House prices across the U.S. increased by 5.8% annually in December, down from the 7.6% annual increase in November, Case-Shiller's National Home Price NSA index showed.
Today's 30-year mortgage rates plummet below 6 percent | March 20, 2023
Check out the mortgage rates for March 20, 2023, which are trending down from last Friday.
Amazon to cut 9,000 more jobs amid 'uncertain economy'
Amazon announced Monday that it plans to cut an additional 9,000 roles within the next few weeks amid the uncertain economic environment.
Banks offering highest interest rates on savings accounts in more than a decade
As the feds weigh whether to continue raising rates to curb inflation, one silver lining to the consumer can be seen in your savings account.
Study finds 186 banks vulnerable to Silicon Valley Bank-like collapse
A new study says that, depending on certain market conditions, nearly 200 U.S. banks could be vulnerable to the same fate as Silicon Valley Bank.
Egg prices so high, Dollar Tree pulls them from shelves completely
Eggs will make a return to Dollar Tree when prices fall.