Minneapolis based Target has said it will make its temporary holiday policy of price matching its competitors permanent following disappointing holiday sales. Target is the nations second largest discount retailer after Walmart but widely considered a step up in quality of products and customer service. The new policy is effective immediately...
Florida's minimum wage increased .14 cents at the start of the new year today to $7.93 and to $4.91 for tipped workers. 12 other states also increased their minimum wage, with New Jersey leading the increase at $1 dollar per hour more. The federal minimum wage has languished in Congress...
Tallahassee – Governor Rick Scot, (R) Florida, will approve the much-awaited SunRail for Central Florida and Orlando Metro Area. While there were hints that he intended to approve it with setting aside over $260 million for this current fiscal year for the possible project, he publicly kept up rhetoric...
Redmond, CA On Tuesday Microsoft announced that Satya Nadella will be the companies new Chief Executive Officer replacing Steve Ballmer who will retire later this year. Nadella is no stranger to the software giant having joined the company in 1992. He is currently the president of Server and Tools Business. One of...
Despite fines, tax penalties, and other regulatory burdens, nearly 9% of employers surveyed said they intend to end company health insurance for its employees. They plan to end the benefits in 2014 once the health care exchanges, a product of President Obama's health care reform laws, are up and...
San Jose, CA Tesla has said it will build its massive $5 billion battery “gigafactory” just outside of Reno, Nevada.  The new manufacturing plant will cover 10 million square feet, equivalent to 174 football fields. Once built, the new plant will be able to manufacture enough batters to build 500,000 cars...
Vice President Joe Biden told university students, on his fifth day during a visit in Chengdu in southwest China, that Chinese investments are safe. "Please understand that no-one cares more about this than we do since Americans own 87% of all our financial assets.  We have an overarching interest in protecting the investment,...
Americans lose and waste more money per capita than any other nation, worse yet, most don’t even know they are doing it.  Here’s a list of the most common ways you may be wasting your hard earned money.  Instead, consider putting it into saving for emergencies or future purchases...
Are the days of "true" banking long gone, replaced by "service providers" who charge you to use your own money? Back in the day, a customer could deposit money into a bank where the money would be safe and insured.  They could later withdraw any portion of it for any...
Mozilla had confirmed reports that it, along with Foxconn, are jointly building a new Smartphone or Tablet with their own operating system. Mozilla is the maker of Firefox and is the world's largest not-for-profit software maker and Foxconn is the world's largest electronics manufacturer according to revenue, building popular Apple,...