Forbes released its 'America's Richest Families' list last week. The Waltons, the family behind Wal-Mart, were ranked as the richest family in the US, and the world, with a net worth of $152 billion.
LeBron James announced Friday that he will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers to play basketball next season. LeBron James' decision has huge financial implications for Cleveland, Miami, and beyond.
Crumbs Bake Shop shut down all its stores Monday, but it may be coming back. Crumbs Bake Shop is reportedly receiving financial help from an investor group that includes businessman Marcus Lemonis and Fischer Enterprises, which bought Dippin' Dots Ice Cream in 2012.
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.
Crumbs Bake Shop is closing all 48 of its stores in the US following years of poor sales. Crumbs Bake Shop may file for bankruptcy, so what led to the once-trendy cupcake's demise in popularity? What food, if any, will become the next big food fad?
Corinthian Colleges reached an agreement with the US Department of Education to sell 85 US campuses and close 12 others. Corinthian Colleges' sale comes as the government cracks down on for-profit colleges for predatory lending, misleading job placement data, and not properly training graduates.
Urban agriculture has been popping in metropolitan areas and cities across the world. But what does urban agriculture actually entail? Here are six key terms about urban agriculture that you should know.
Gas prices will be up 15 to 20 cents higher this Independence Day weekend compared to last year, experts predict. But, undeterred by high gas prices, 34.8 million Americans will travel by car to celebrate Independence Day – a six-year high, according to AAA.
The UK's Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is urging his US counterpart to end the 1971 ban on haggis. Scottish haggis – which contains sheep's heart, lungs, and stomach – was banned due to concerns of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies.
General Motors is recalling 33,000 of its top-selling Chevrolet Cruze cars because of defective airbags from auto supplier Takata Corp. In a crash, the airbags can rupture, sending metal fragments flying toward drivers.
Could you make it as a general manager in the NBA, MLB, NFL, and NHL? Test your knowledge of money in professional sports with this 20-question quiz.
Starbucks is joining the growing number of coffee brands hiking up prices due to a worldwide coffee shortage. The coffee supply has been tight this year due to drought and disease, so when will consumers see relief in prices?
Mazda, Honda, and Nissan have recalled an estimated 2.8 million vehicles due to problematic airbags made by Takata Corp. Takata, Honda and Nissan all say the recall is particular to southern US states and territories known for high humidity.
Firearms manufacturer Smith & Wesson reported its net sales were down 4.6 percent Thursday, while its shares were down about 10 percent Friday. Demand for guns, however, still remains high with the looming possibility of stricter gun laws.
Mattel has launched Entrepreneur Barbie, an 'independent professional [who] is ready for the next big pitch.' As part of the doll's marketing, Entrepreneur Barbie has partnered up with eight real-life entrepreneurs.
American Apparel founder Dov Charney has been ousted by the brand's board of directors. Dov Charney's termination follows an ongoing investigation of alleged misconduct, American Apparel's financial woes, and several sexual harassment lawsuits.
This summer, travelers can save money on hotels in these 20 cities. Can you guess which destination offers the deepest hotel discounts?
Hackers from a group called Rex Mundi attacked Domino's operaitons in France and Belgium. The hacker group says it will not release customer information such as names, phone numbers, and addresses only if Domino's pays them $40,700.
Tesla Motors' Elon Musk has opened up his company's patents, hoping automakers will start putting more electric cars on the road. But electric cars have a long road ahead before going mainstream.
World Cup 2014 stars like Lionel Messi and Neymar aren't in short supply on Forbes' 'Highest-Paid Athletes' list. Players from soccer, basketball, and baseball make up half of the highest-paid athletes in the world. Boxer Floyd Mayweather, however, is No. 1, earning $105 million.
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