7-Eleven Day is here, which means the chain will give away free Slurpees between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., plus a week of free treats to customers who download the new 7-Eleven app. Enjoy 7-Eleven Day now, before a summertime 'polar vortex' drops temperatures across the country.
People with substantial income outside of Social Security may have to pay federal income taxes on their benefits. Lou Jeffries writes how to figure out how much you have to pay when you have Social Security.
For a summer getaway, travelers can find deals on cruises to places all over the world. For example, save $2,500 on a week-long cruise for two to Alaska by August 1.
Mortgage rates for 30 year and 15 year fixed rate mortgages went up, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Mortgage rates, however, are still down from the sky-high levels back in 2007 before the Great Recession and the housing market collapsed.
Infiniti president Johan de Nysschen is leaving Infiniti for General Motors' Cadillac brand. At Cadillac, de Nysschen will be responsible for all aspects of Cadillac globally such as sales and brand development.
US 15-year-olds rank average on financial literacy, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. About 20 percent of US teens didn’t reach the baseline level of financial literacy, which some say is evidence that more finance education is needed.
Congress needs to start being realistic and serious about the future of the Highway Trust Fund, writes Howard Gleckman. Although the Highway Trust Fund worked in the past, it is time for a long-term solution – not just pension smoothing and other gimmicks.
Walgreen Co. may move its corporate headquarters to Switzerland as part of a merger with European drugstore chain Alliance Boots. But if Walgreen's becomes a Swiss corporation – and gets to pay less taxes – then Walgreen's shouldn't be able to influence US politics, writes Robert Reich.
The US Department of Agriculture has organized the US Food Waste Challenge to encourage Americans to reduce and recover food waste. By participating and promoting the challenge, the USDA will advertise participating organizations and their food waste reduction activities.