Actress reportedly thought half-million payment to college admissions fraudster was akin to funding a campus library

Lori Loughlin doesn’t think she did anything wrong by allegedly paying a half-million dollars to get her daughters into USC — because she thinks the payoff was the same as making a donation, according to a report. “She honestly didn’t think what she was doing was any different than donating money for a library or athletic field,” an insider reportedly […]

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WeWork is going public: 5 things to know about the office-sharing company

Office space-sharing company WeWork moved one step closer to the public markets on Wednesday, when it filed the paperwork for parent The We Company’s initial public offering, giving investors a more detailed look at its business. The company WE, +0.00%, which filed confidentially for an IPO last year, said it aims to raise $1 billion in the IPO, although that […]

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Former regulator met privately with KPMG while firm was under scrutiny

A former audit-industry regulator who advises one of the largest firms on audit quality was also one of two board members willing to meet privately in 2015 and 2016 with KPMG LLP, which was under significant scrutiny by the regulator because of chronically poor audit inspection results. Former Public Company Accounting Oversight Board member Jay Hanson testified in March during […]

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5 money-saving tips people hate

First, people love to save money. They like a deal. If they can get something for $50, that’s better than paying $75. Paying $30 is even better. Second, people don’t like to be told how to save money. Especially when those suggestions deal with strongly held personal preferences. It’s also well-established that people hate having to change their habits to […]

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Why downsizing and moving to a retirement home could be the best move you make

There are two kinds of moves that occur when you’re older. Ailing seniors enter a nursing home, while healthy retirees may decide to relocate to an assisted-living facility or continuing care retirement community. For those going into a nursing home, there’s little to celebrate. But many in the other group actually look forward to enjoying a clean, well-tended environment with […]

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