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Why Investing For Retirement Is The Best Thing To Start Today

Why Investing For Retirement Is The Best Thing To Start Today

Nobody wants to beg for money when their bodies cannot work anymore. Interestingly, every person that is working today, either on a job or self-employed, the goal is to save up enough to last through the retirement period. However, just saving money in your piggy-bank is not enough. Investing for […]

Why Employers Are Worried About The Financial Wellness Of Their Employees

Why Employers Are Worried About The Financial Wellness Of Their Employees

Nowadays, employers not only worry about the health of their companies’ balance sheet but that of employees’ too. Notably, the business sector is more sensitive to the productivity of the employee today more than decades ago. This is because the competition is tighter and the business landscape is much more […]

AT&T To Offer Free HBO To More Of Its Subscribers As Competition Heats Up

AT&T To Offer Free HBO To More Of Its Subscribers As Competition Heats Up

AT&T has announced that it is offering a free subscription to HBO to more wireless customers. Beginning Friday AT&T customers who are subscribed to the midmarket Unlimited Choice plan will receive HBO at no extra cost. Earlier in the year the telecommunications giant started giving a free HBO subscription to […]

Olive Garden: Sales Increase as Discounts and Gas Prices Fall

Olive Garden: Sales Increase as Discounts and Gas Prices Fall

Olive Garden posted quarterly sales that increased by 3.4% at its established restaurants as customers spent more money at the Italian chain that has been struggling. Darden Restaurants, the parent company, has moved away from heavy discounting that the restaurant relied on to increase traffic. Included in those deep discounts […]

Profit at General Mills Cut in Half by Impairment Charge

Profit at General Mills Cut in Half by Impairment Charge

General Mills Inc, which makes Betty Crocker brownie and cake mixes and Cheerios cereal, said profit for the fourth quarter halved due to recording a charge of $260 million to write down its value of one of its canned and frozen vegetable businesses. An assessment of its brand Green Giant, […]

Is the World Ready for Sexual Data Tracking Condoms?

Is the World Ready for Sexual Data Tracking Condoms?

Just when you might have started to think that technology could not possibly get more invasive, a British company, known as British Condoms, has developed a revolutionary sex aid called the i.Con. Yes, this is a “smart condom.” It is designed to protect you (and your partner, of course) from […]

YouTube Launching Online Gamers Site and App

YouTube Launching Online Gamers Site and App

YouTube Gaming is to be a destination to find gaming videos, Internet personalities and live streams. YouTube wants to win over gamers. The video giant online announced its plans before the Electronic Entertainment Expo next week to launch a separate site and app specifically for video games fans. Alan Joyce […]

Barnes & Noble Expands Offerings Under New Plan (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble Expands Offerings Under New Plan (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble is expanding its offerings of toys, games, gadgets and other gifts under a plan to reshape the nation’s largest bookstore chain into a “lifestyle brand.” The company is also making an effort to make its thousands of books more enticing and searchable. The company also reports that […]

American Eagle Sees Growth in Comparable Store Sales

American Eagle Sees Growth in Comparable Store Sales

American Eagle Outfitters the retailer for teen apparel reported its best growth in comparable sales in the past 13 quarters helped by a broader range of merchandise and less discounts. American Eagle, unlike its rivals Abercrombie & Fitch and Aeropostale has managed to win shoppers back by improving merchandise to […]

HP In Efforts To Promote Education In Third World

HP In Efforts To Promote Education In Third World

HP has unveiled HP School Cloud with the aim of offering access to apps and educational materials to students, adult learners and teachers in poor and rural communities across the globe. Being a hybrid cloud appliance, HP School Cloud will act as a content and file server and a wireless […]