PHILADELPHIA -- Once Dana Donofree got over the breath-halting news that she had breast cancer, she went through a double mastectomy, six sessions of chemotherapy and reconstructive surgery. Finally, she thought, it was ...Read more
TANGSHAN, China -- Wei Jiushan spends his day in a fantasy land, surrounded by rides, arcades, souvenir shops, bungee-jumping towers that look like six-story-high banyan trees and a small village of mushroom-shaped houses....Read more
After some deep thought and research, I could find only one situation where a home equity line of credit, or HELOC, might work better than a home equity conversion mortgage, or HECM, in meeting the needs of consumers. In ...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- Monsanto plans to cut 2,600 jobs -- more than 10 percent of its workforce -- in a cost savings move following a disappointing fourth quarter in which it lost nearly $500 million.
The agriculture giant, based ...Read more
NORTH MIAMI, Fla. -- Steven Krams was 5 years old when his father took him to see the family comedy "Who Killed Doc Robbin" at the Elm Theater in Brooklyn, N.Y. But instead of looking at the screen, the young Krams kept ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Tribune Tower, the historic Michigan Avenue home of the Chicago Tribune, is for sale.
The building's owner, Tribune Media, announced Thursday that it has hired real estate investment banker Eastdil Secured to ...Read more
Got an extra dollar per month for your video streaming?
Netflix announced it's raising the price of its popular streaming subscription plan, in which two viewers can use a subscription concurrently, from $8.99 to $9.99 ...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- A day after SABMiller spurned A-B InBev's $104 billion takeover proposal on the grounds it undervalues the brewer, A-B InBev says its rival's grounds for rejection "lacks credibility."
After years of ...Read more
When It's Time to Say GoodbyeMarti Tote
"When It's Time To Say Good-Bye," is a beautiful story of life, love, perseverance and the will to survive even when all seems hopeless. It will grace you with the understanding and significance of each and every breath we take. It will hopefully give you the courage to take chances as you ...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Mills Fleet Farm, the Minnesota chain of giant stores of farm, hunting and home supplies that dot small towns and suburbs in the Upper Midwest, is for sale.
Executives of the company, based in the small ...Read more
DETROIT -- Averting a possible midnight strike, the UAW union and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reached a new tentative agreement late Wednesday, with the union saying it won "significant gains" compared with an earlier deal ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Waterfowl -- believed to be the ultimate source of bird flu -- are heading south for the winter, and Minnesota turkey farmers are crossing their fingers. Consumers should be, too.
With the bird flu ravaging...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Many Federal Reserve officials appeared to be on the fence on whether to vote for a interest rate hike last month, but in the end they agreed to hold off largely because the slowing global economy had ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Bill Gross, the founder of Pacific Investment Management Co. who left the firm amid internal acrimony last year, is suing the company for breach of contract.
In a 19-page Superior Court complaint filed ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Amazon.com is finally launching a long-rumored marketplace to rival handcrafted e-commerce site Etsy.
Handmade at Amazon went live Thursday, already populated with more than 5,000 sellers and more than 80,000 ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A top Volkswagen executive on Thursday blamed a handful of rogue software engineers for the company's emissions cheating scandal and told outraged lawmakers that it would take years to fix all of the nearly ...Read more
It's normal to feel a few jitters before a big interview. But if you allow stress to overwhelm you, it could make it harder to land the job.
"The calmer and more relaxed you are, the easier it is for you to get across the...Read more
Q: We live in a large 55-and-over community that has a "recreational lease" in addition to our condominium association. We have been told by several mortgage lenders that they can't refinance our mortgages to take ...Read more
When selecting an individual retirement account, the traditional IRA is fine for many of us. But there are a number of factors that make a Roth account more compelling.
Taxes remain a big reason. With a traditional ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- What are today's homebuyers really looking for?
Most real estate agents will tell you that location remains the No. 1 consideration, followed closely by a price that's properly suited to the market.
1. "Think Big, Act Bigger: The Rewards of Being Relentless" by Jeffrey Hayzlett, Entrepreneur Press
2. "Becoming the Best: Build a World-Class Organization Through Values-Based Leadership" by Harry M. Kraemer, Jossey-Bass...Read more