State, local governments need $500B in aid to avoid 4M job losses

Where are the jobs in America? CareerBuilder CEO Irina Novoselsky breaks down which industries are in highest demand including trucking, health care and tech. State and local governments need at least $500 billion in additional aid over the next two years to avoid severe economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report released by Moody's Analytics. Continue […]

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Need for speed: Elenium pushes for flight boarding in seconds

Young rich lister Aaron Hornlimann is on a mission to kill long flight queues one airport at a time and has won a contract to launch his tech into Melbourne's Avalon Airport. "Our vision is you shouldn't be spending more than two seconds boarding," the chief executive and co-founder of Melbourne startup Elenium Automation said. Aaron Hornlimann says biometrics will […]

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Super fund members need to temper their great expectations

The excellent recent investment returns of super funds have raised expectations among members that they can be sustained, but a reality check is warranted, given economic growth remains weak and interest rates are likely to stay lower for longer. The average annual return of super funds for the 10-year period ended October 31 was 7.9 per cent. Over the past year, […]

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When do you need to get a financial adviser?

When is it time for someone to get a financial adviser? Edward Jones managing partner Penny Pennington talks about when a financial adviser makes sense for someone and how having a third party looking after your financial goals can be helpful. Penny Pennington was a financial adviser for years before becoming Edward Jones' managing partner, so she knows when it's time […]

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Retailers need to adapt to changing markets, former CEO says

‘Blood on the streets’ for brick and mortar retail? Former Toys ‘R’ Us CEO Gerald Storch discusses how the retail landscape is changing. Retail is not dead, it's just transitioning. Continue Reading Below Despite recent announcements that retailers would be filing for bankruptcy or closing landmark-brick and-motor locations, former Toys 'R' Us CEO Gerald Storch said the idea of the demise of […]

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ANZ may need to keep more profits in New Zealand

ANZ Bank says it may need to retain a higher proportion of its profits in New Zealand, as regulators on both sides of the Tasman take a tougher line on capital requirements, which are aimed at making banks more shock-proof. ANZ, which owns the largest bank in New Zealand, said it would be affected by an Australian Prudential Regulation Authority […]

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Did GameStop Need to Cut Its Dividend?

As buying video games has increasingly become an online experience, it's no secret that GameStop (NYSE: GME) has had a difficult time adjusting. However, investors are still shocked by how poorly GameStop is performing as the company's stock price crashed by as much as 40% after it reported earnings for the first quarter of 2019. Not only were its results […]

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Need export help? Here are some small business resources

Small business owners who are interested in exporting, or who need education and assistance about issues like tariffs, can get information or assistance online or from federal, state or local government agencies. A look at some of the resources: Continue Reading Below Online help: The Small Business Administration has a guide to the basics of exporting, including how to find […]

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3 Things Car Buyers Need to Know About Credit Scores

If you're in the market for a car, here are three credit-related lessons to learn before you start shopping. Image source: Getty Images. Continue Reading Below If you're in the market for a new (or used) vehicle, there are several credit-related things you should know. For example, did you know that you can shop around for the best interest rates […]

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