2.18.20 Reverse mortgages are disastrous; Fake high-interest bank accounts; Money-saving travel tips

Reverse mortgages have been a caller topic for Clark for 2 decades. When people are house rich and cash poor, reverse mortgage -wherein the mortgage company sends you a check every month while you still live in the home, appears to … Read more…

5 takeaways from CNN’s town halls with Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar

On the eve of their next presidential primary debate, three Democratic contenders grappled with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s presence on the stage for the first time. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

What happens to leftover campaign funds when a candidate drops out of the presidential race?

So far, 23 candidates—both Democratic and Republican—have dropped out of the 2020 presidential race. Some, like Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and entrepreneur Andrew Yang, raised north of $ 30 million. More obscure hopefuls, like former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh, didn’t … Read more…

Powell stresses that Fed is ‘closely monitoring’ coronavirus for hit to China and the world

In his semiannual testimony before Congress, Powell said the new threat comes just as trade uncertainties have diminished, though the U.S. economy appears “resilient” to global headwinds. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Powell stresses that Fed is ‘closely monitoring’ coronavirus for hit to China and the world

In his semiannual testimony before Congress, Powell said the new threat comes just as trade uncertainties have diminished, though the U.S. economy appears “resilient” to global headwinds. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Extreme weather could cause massive economic recession ‘like we’ve never seen before’

A shocking new study says that extreme weather events caused by climate change could result in an economic recession “the likes of which we’ve never seen before.” The research, published in Nature Energy, notes that financial markets are not taking … Read more…

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg looks to calm ‘tech lash’ with call for government rules on political ads and data

For years, Facebook Inc. lobbied governments against imposing tough regulations, warning in some cases that they could harm the company’s business model. Now, it’s pleading for new rules for the good of its business. “If we don’t create standards that people feel are legitimate, … Read more…

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg looks to calm ‘tech lash’ with call for government rules on political ads and data

For years, Facebook Inc. lobbied governments against imposing tough regulations, warning in some cases that they could harm the company’s business model. Now, it’s pleading for new rules for the good of its business. “If we don’t create standards that people feel are legitimate, … Read more…

Brazil’s Magazine Luiza posts lower Q4 profit amid rising operating expenses

Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza SA reported on Monday a 11.4% drop in its fourth-quarter net income year-on-year, as a 51.3% jump in total sales, including third-party sellers, was overshadowed by higher operating costs, driving margins down. Reuters: Company News SPECIAL … Read more…

Brazil’s Magazine Luiza posts lower Q4 profit amid rising operating expenses

Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza SA reported on Monday a 11.4% drop in its fourth-quarter net income year-on-year, as a 51.3% jump in total sales, including third-party sellers, was overshadowed by higher operating costs, driving margins down. Reuters: Company News SPECIAL … Read more…

Juul bought ads on Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon to target kids, lawsuit claims

Electronic cigarette maker Juul intentionally advertised its nicotine products on kid-friendly websites, including Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network, internal documents obtained by the Massachusetts attorney general show. Attorney General Maura Healey filed a suit Wednesday against the e-cigarette maker, which has … Read more…

Juul bought ads on Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon to target kids, lawsuit claims

Electronic cigarette maker Juul intentionally advertised its nicotine products on kid-friendly websites, including Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network, internal documents obtained by the Massachusetts attorney general show. Attorney General Maura Healey filed a suit Wednesday against the e-cigarette maker, which has … Read more…

Juul bought ads on Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon to target kids, lawsuit claims

Electronic cigarette maker Juul intentionally advertised its nicotine products on kid-friendly websites, including Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network, internal documents obtained by the Massachusetts attorney general show. Attorney General Maura Healey filed a suit Wednesday against the e-cigarette maker, which has … Read more…

Yara Shahidi On Why Gen Z Shouldn’t Underestimate Their Power | Success With Moira Forbes | Forbes

Forbes SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Yara Shahidi On Why Gen Z Shouldn’t Underestimate Their Power | Success With Moira Forbes | Forbes

Forbes SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Miami’s Balloo is a deeply personal tribute to the chef’s Chinese, Indian, and Trinidadian roots

The Ingraham Building has seen things. Back in the summer of 1926, a few months before Schutlz and Weaver—architects of the social climbing hothouses like The Biltmore in Asheville, N.C. and The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla.—completed the downtown Miami … Read more…

Miami’s Balloo is a deeply personal tribute to the chef’s Chinese, Indian, and Trinidadian roots

The Ingraham Building has seen things. Back in the summer of 1926, a few months before Schutlz and Weaver—architects of the social climbing hothouses like The Biltmore in Asheville, N.C. and The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla.—completed the downtown Miami … Read more…

Educator Brandon Fleming On The Importance Of Determination In Success | Unfiltered | Forbes

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Boeing takes a friendlier approach with latest union contract for engineers

Boeing’s new leadership is moving quickly to embrace the company’s engineering roots and reinvigorate the white-collar workers who design and develop its sophisticated planes, satellites, and missiles. Late Thursday, the company announced a proposed labor-friendly contract extension through 2026 with … Read more…

Consumer spending rose modestly in January as clothing store sales fell by the most since 2009

Sales at clothing stores declined by the most since 2009 in January, which could raise concerns about the economy’s ability to continue expanding at a moderate pace. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

UEFA bans Manchester City from top European tournaments for 2 seasons, imposes $33 million fine

UEFA has banned Manchester City from the Champions League for two seasons for “serious breaches” of financial regulations. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

2.13.20 Insurance companies are ripping teachers off; Bitcoin ponzi scheme; Jobs that don’t require a college degree

Teachers, non-profit workers and some hospital workers are shuttled into inferior 403b retirement plans. 401ks have gotten more affordable with steadily lower costs for employees, lead by Vanguard and Fidelity. Teachers on the other hand get cheated repeatedly. 403b plans … Read more…

U.S. charges China’s Huawei with racketeering and conspiracy to steal U.S. trade secrets in new indictment

Adding to charges already made against the company, the indictment accuses Huawei of violating the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act by, among other actions, offering employees bonuses for obtaining confidential information from competitors. Business BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Analysis: An emboldened Trump is greeted by a few rebukes — but so many others stay silent

Attorney General William Barr snapped back after days of watching critics argue that his complacency and silence amid rising concern about President Donald Trump’s influence over the Department of Justice were undermining the entire American system. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

United cancels some Barcelona flights, waives cancellation fees as coronavirus derails Mobile World Congress

United Airlines said it would scale back Barcelona flights and waive change fees for passengers after the Mobile World Congress was called off because of the coronavirus. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…