News: Money

Searching for a place to age, retirees look to the backyard and build 'granny pods'

Sunday  23:36,   20 august 2017

Searching for a place to age, retirees look to the backyard and build 'granny pods'Baldwin's story could become more common. The American population is aging rapidly, with the number of older Americans expected to double in the next three[...]

NAFTA negotiators wrap up first round of talks

Sunday  23:36,   20 august 2017

By Anthony Esposito and David Lawder Trade negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico on Sunday wrapped up the first round of talks to revamp the NAFTA trade pact, amid signs that an ambitious schedule to conclude negotiations by early[...]

Stock market’s record-setting rally at risk as doubts grow over Trump agenda

Sunday  23:35,   20 august 2017

Stock market’s record-setting rally at risk as doubts grow over Trump agendaIt was good while it[...]

Here are some tips to get the best results from your RESP

Sunday  15:41,   20 august 2017
Star Phoenix

Here are some tips on how to set up your registered education savings plan (RESP) and how to get your money out. For most people, cash is scarce. Normally the best funding strategy is to deposit $2,500 per year until you reach a total of $36,000[...]

A downside to easy approval? Home equity lenders say they 'fill a need;' critics warn of cost and risk

Sunday  15:41,   20 august 2017
Vancouver Sun

<p>Their ads trumpet the ease of using the equity in your home to get[...]

9 Things You Never Knew About Pizza Hut, Straight From an Insider Employee

Sunday  15:40,   20 august 2017

If Pizza Hut has long been a staple in your diet (no shame), you'll want to read on to discover company secrets straight from the source. I chatted with a Pizza Hut spokesperson about little-known toppings, how to score the best deals, what[...]

Made in America: The Last Baseball-Glove Maker Refuses to Die

Sunday  09:40,   20 august 2017

This little brick factory isn’t supposed to be here. It should be in the Philippines, or Vietnam, maybe China. Not here, in the heart of Texas. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { var quotesInArticleFormCode [...]

Here's how much a nuclear weapon costs

Sunday  09:31,   20 august 2017

To determine the price of one nuclear weapon, you have to account for the costs of their production, delivery systems and maintenance. "South Korean government analysis has put North Korea's nuclear spending at $1.1 billion to $3.2 billion overall," [...]

How This Once Homeless Refugee Built a Booming $12 Million Logistics Business -- and Bought His Mom a House

Sunday  09:26,   20 august 2017

The Albanian entrepreneur turned the Atlanta-based platform, which books buses for events, into one of this year's fastest-growing companies.My earliest memories are of Albania. It is a beautiful country, but in the 1990s, civil war broke out.[...]

One mistake people make using public Wi-Fi

Sunday  09:05,   20 august 2017

If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times: Avoid doing anything you would not want anyone in the world to know on public Wi-Fi. You may think you're safe in that busy café or big-name hotel, but public Wi-Fi is a major[...]

How a U.S. military victory could reap a dividend worth at least $3 trillion

Sunday  05:16,   20 august 2017

As President Donald Trump gets "very close" to a strategy to turn the tide of Afghanistan's conflict, there's more at stake than just military victory. The Trump administration is under increasing pressure to sway the course of the [...]

U.S. signals Buy American agenda non-negotiable

Sunday  05:16,   20 august 2017

U.S. signals Buy American agenda non-negotiableThe Trump administration has served notice that it's dealing with the issue outside[...]

Victoria's Secret is abandoning the hottest lingerie trend — and it's a brilliant maneuver

Saturday  23:41,   19 august 2017
Business Insider

Young women are increasingly choosing bralettes over bras — and Victoria's Secret is bucking the trend. "Bralettes trend up and down and we’ll have them," CEO Jan Singer told analystsYoung women are increasingly choosing bralettes over [...]

What will, or should, Burnaby do with its $1B reserve fund?

Saturday  17:36,   19 august 2017

What will, or should, Burnaby do with its $1B reserve fund? Political pundits and critics are raising questions about the future of a billion dollar fund sitting in the City of Burnaby's financial reserves. define("homepageFinanceIndices",[...]

Canada open to completing NAFTA talks in short order

Saturday  16:26,   19 august 2017

Canada open to completing NAFTA talks in short orderA government source, speaking on background, tells CBC News that Canada is willing to work quickly, but will not agree to a bad deal for the sake of meeting a[...]