finance

  • Child Care Jan 21

    Oh, Baby! 3 Steps to Prepare Your Finances for Your New Arrival

    If you think bringing a new human into the world is daunting, wait until you see what he or she will do to your budget. It will cost a middle-income married couple an average of $233,610 to raise a child from birth through age 17, according to 2015 data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In fact, your child is costing...

  • Instagram Nov 23, 2019

    Former Hollywood Exec Pleads in $22M Embezzlement

    A former executive at a Hollywood digital marketing company has pleaded guilty to federal charges for embezzling $22 million from his employer. Prosecutors say Dennis Blieden of Cincinnati used the money for personal expenses, including $150,000 buy-ins to enter two professional poker tournaments.

  • Florida Nov 13, 2019

    University of Florida Student Government Leader Faces Impeachment Over Visit by Donald Trump Jr.

    As President Trump faces the possibility of impeachments, his son is at the center of a similar situation at a Florida school. The Tampa Bay Times reports that members of the student senate at the University of Florida have begun an impeachment inquiry into the student government president at the school, Michael Murphy. A formal resolution was delivered to Murphy...

  • aide Nov 8, 2019

    AP Exclusive: Aide of 2020 Dem Candidate Steyer Offered Money for Endorsements

    A top aide to Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer in Iowa privately offered campaign contributions to local politicians in exchange for endorsing his White House bid, according to multiple people with direct knowledge of the conversations. The overtures from Pat Murphy, a former state House speaker who is serving as a top adviser on Steyer’s Iowa campaign, aren’t illegal —...

  • United States Nov 1, 2019

    Warren Vows No Middle Class Tax Hike for $20T Health Plan

    Elizabeth Warren on Friday proposed $20 trillion in federal spending over the next decade to provide health care to every American without raising taxes on the middle class, a politically risky effort that pits the goal of universal coverage against skepticism of government-run health care. Read More

  • CEO Oct 30, 2019

    Former Juul Executive Sues Over Retaliation, Claims Company Knowingly Sold Tainted Nicotine Pods

    When e-cigarette market leader Juul removed its popular sweet flavors such as mango and creme from stores last year, co-founder Adam Bowen said publicly the company was willing to take a cut in sales to “do the right thing and prevent underage use.” The conversation at Juul’s San Francisco headquarters, though, was far different.

  • CEO Oct 30, 2019

    Former Juul Executive Sues Over Retaliation, Claims Company Knowingly Sold Tainted Nicotine Pods

    When e-cigarette market leader Juul removed its popular sweet flavors such as mango and creme from stores last year, co-founder Adam Bowen said publicly the company was willing to take a cut in sales to “do the right thing and prevent underage use.” The conversation at Juul’s San Francisco headquarters, though, was far different.

  • NBC Oct 25, 2019

    NBC 6 Responds Helps Man Desperate for Answers About Pe

  • President Oct 18, 2019

    Supreme Court to Hear Case on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    The Supreme Court is stepping into a yearslong, politically charged fight over the federal consumer finance watchdog agency that was created in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The justices agreed Friday to review an appeals court decision that upheld the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The agency has long been a target of conservative Republicans. The...

  • Donald Trump Oct 18, 2019

    Most Overrated? Mattis Laughs Off Trump Barb at Charity Gala

    Former U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis is laughing off an insult hurled at him by President Donald Trump. Speaking at a New York charity event Thursday the day after Trump demeaned him as “the world’s most overrated general,” Mattis joked that he took it as a compliment. “I’m not just an overrated general. I’m the greatest, the world’s most overrated,”...

  • Florida Oct 7, 2019

    Brag About Ferguson High School in Miami-Dade

    With 4,300 students, the west Kendall institution is the biggest high school in Miami-Dade County, second only to Weston’s Cypress Bay High in the state of Florida. When it comes to choices for students, size matters.

  • Donald Trump Oct 7, 2019

    Sources: Trump Allies Pressed Ukraine Over Gas Firm

    As Rudy Giuliani was pushing Ukrainian officials last spring to investigate one of Donald Trump’s main political rivals, a group of individuals with ties to the president and his personal lawyer were also active in the former Soviet republic. Their aims were profit, not politics. This circle of businessmen and Republican donors touted connections to Giuliani and Trump while trying...

  • European Union Sep 8, 2019

    Ex-UK Minister Says Johnson Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal

    A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the European Union, despite Johnson’s insistence that he wants a deal. Amber Rudd said “there is no evidence of a deal. There are no formal negotiations taking place.” “What we know is...

  • Donald Trump Sep 6, 2019

    Treasury Unveils Plan to Privatize Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

    The Trump administration has unveiled its plan for ending government control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two giant mortgage finance companies that nearly collapsed in the financial crisis 11 years ago and were bailed out at a total cost to taxpayers of $187 billion. The administration’s plan calls for returning Fannie and Freddie to private ownership and reducing...

  • judge Aug 28, 2019

    Loughlin, Husband Appear in Court in Boston in College Admissions Case

    A judge says actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, can continue using a law firm that recently represented the University of Southern California — an alleged victim in the case. The couple appeared in Boston federal court Tuesday to settle a dispute over their choice of lawyers in a sweeping college admissions bribery case.

  • NBC Aug 21, 2019

    De Niro Company Claims Ex-Worker Binged ‘Astounding' Hours of Netflix on Job, Sues for $6 Million

    Robert De Niro’s company, Canal Productions, filed a lawsuit Saturday against a former employee asking for $6 million for allegedly “breaching her fiduciary duties.” The employee allegedly charged hundreds of thousands of dollars of personal expenses on the company card, transferred millions of company frequent flyer miles to her own account and spent hours of work time binge-watching Netflix, among...

  • finance Aug 9, 2019

    Here Are 4 Basics to Teach Your Kids About Finance

    Having kids is the joy of a lifetime for parents, but they come with a high cost. During the summer, bills pile up, as the kids want to stay busy at the pool or camp and eat-up at the ice cream truck. Yet it is never too early to make your kids aware of financial responsibility, whether it be savings...

  • Donald Trump Aug 6, 2019

    China Stabilizes Currency But Tensions With US Remain High

    China stabilized its currency Tuesday, suggesting it might hold off from aggressively letting the yuan weaken as a way to respond to U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs, in a trade war that is wounding the world economy. The yuan declined to 7.0562 to the dollar before strengthening back to 7.0297 in the afternoon. That came a day after Beijing sent...

  • Donald Trump Jul 5, 2019

    US Adds Solid 224,000 Jobs, Making Fed Rate Cut Less Certain

    U.S. employers sharply stepped up their hiring in June, adding a robust 224,000 jobs, an indication of the economy’s durability after more than a decade of expansion. The strength of the jobs report the government issued Friday could complicate a decision for the Federal Reserve late this month on whether to cut interest rates to help support the economy. Most...

  • finance Jun 24, 2019

    4 Ways You Can Avoid the Pink Tax

     The extra cost women pay for products is often referred to as the “pink tax.” Here are some ways to avoid paying more.

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