Stigmatized nuclear workers quit Japan utility
Stigma, pay cuts, and risk of radiation exposure are among the reasons why 3,000 employees have left the utility at the center of Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster. Now there's an additional factor: better paying jobs in the feel good solar energy industry.
Lion Capital issues default notice to American Apparel
American Apparel Inc. said Tuesday that it received a default notice on a loan of nearly $10 million from lender Lion Capital.
Obama seeks $3.7 billion to deal with border kids
Tackling what he has called a humanitarian crisis, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to cope with a tide of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. border, straining immigration resources and causing a political firestorm in Washington.
Once-popular cupcake chain Crumbs closes its last stores
After more than 10 years at the forefront of the cupcake craze, Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. closed its high-end bakeries a week after it lost its stock listing on Nasdaq and defaulted on about $14.3 million in financing.
Soda tax's last stand? Bay Area preps for showdown
If two of the most progressive U.S. cities don't pass a tax on sugary drinks, will the idea finally fizzle out?
Susan Tompor: Young consumers a mix of super savers, debt slaves
Ebeth Fielder, 22, is like a lot of young consumers when she admits that she has not begun saving in a 401(k) yet. Even Fielder, who makes a living talking to other millennial consumers about money, admits she has a big financial learning curve ahead.
Nonprofits' contraceptive cases next for justices
How much distance from an immoral act is enough?
Experts agree debt is a double-edged sword
To use credit, or not use credit? That is the question.
TSA: Some on US-bound flights must turn on phones
Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights, the Transportation Security Administration said Sunday.
A chip on the old card: Americans will soon see a new patch of technology on their familiar charge cards
Stores in North Jersey and around the country are gearing up for the next generation of credit cards, and consumers can expect to see changes in checkout aisles and in their wallets in coming months.
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