Airbnb listings offered by the short-term rental service are largely in violation of city and state laws, New York state's attorney general charged Thursday. The report also charged that many of the Airbnb listings are placed by commercial operators running illegal hotels, not by New Yorkers renting out a spare room.
The first Black Friday ad is here, courtesy of Black Friday veteran Harbor Freight. So now that the holiday seal is broken, what else can you expect from Black Friday ads in the coming days?
Mortgage rates for a 30-year fixed rate loan fell to 4.08 percent since last week, the lowest in nearly a year and a half. In addition to falling mortgage rates, the the purchase application volume decreased 1 percent and the refinance application volume increased 11 percent over the same period.
Toyota is issuing three large recalls that affect 1.75 million car owners worldwide. The Toyota recalls are meant to fix problems related to brakes and fuel systems on cars built between 2007 and 2014.
Apple Pay officially launched Monday, allowing millions of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ users to make point-of-sale purchases using their devices. But it’s still unclear to some consumers whether their credit or debit card will work with Apple Pay
Retirement income isn't adequate in 49 of 50 states, according to a recent survey, adding to a rash of conflicting information about how financially ready (or not) Americans are for their retirement years. So are we in the midst of a retirement crisis? Or is all the hand-wringing overblown?
The IRS is taking a hard look at 'supersize' IRAs, or Mitt Romney-esque retirement accounts valued in the multimillions. According to regulators, the holders of these IRAs probably didn’t end up with huge accounts merely by making maximum contributions each year and investing wisely.
Private university endowments are now around $550 billion, centered in a handful of prestigious institutions. Public universities, by contrast, have little or no endowment income. They get almost all their funding from state governments, and those subsidies have been shrinking.
Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as 'good,' 'better' or 'best' based on the supplier's farming practices. The Whole Foods rankings will prohibit the use of several common pesticides and take into account factors such as water and energy use.