Want an ‘average’ retirement lifestyle? You’ll need more than $1 million — sometimes a lot more — in these cities.

It now takes retirees more than a cool million to fund an average lifestyle in nearly 40% of the 384 U.S. metropolitan areas. Nationally, retirees would need an average nest egg of $1.07 million. Meanwhile, a retiree in San Francisco needs nearly $1.37 million, a study by LendingTree found. That’s the highest figure in the … Read more

Intel CEO on earnings: 'I'm committed to see this turnaround through' – Yahoo Finance

Intel CEO on earnings: ‘I’m committed to see this turnaround through’  Yahoo Finance Intel Q4 Earnings Disappointing, But Long-Term Growth Story Intact (NASDAQ:INTC)  Seeking Alpha A Silver Lining in Intel’s Miserable Earnings Report  The Motley Fool Intel’s ‘historic collapse’ erases $8 billion from market value  ARY NEWS Intel earnings were ‘definitely a surprise,’ says Bowersock’s Emily Hill  CNBC Television View … Read more

U.S. unemployment system still plagued by delays 3 years post-pandemic

People wait in line to attend a job fair at SoFi Stadium on Sept. 9, 2021, in Inglewood, California. Patrick T. Fallon | Afp | Getty Images These days the U.S. unemployment system is somewhat of an anomaly. Almost three years after the Covid-19 pandemic caused the worst jobless crisis in the U.S. since the … Read more

In Japan, pet fish playing Nintendo Switch run up bill on owner’s credit card

CNN  —  Here’s something you don’t see everyday. Pet fish playing a video game in Japan managed to log on to the Nintendo Switch store, change their owner’s avatar, set up a Pay Pal account and rack up a credit card bill. And it was all seemingly livestreamed, in real time, on the internet. The … Read more

White House approves student loan forgiveness for 16 million people

Wirestock | Istock | Getty Images The U.S. Department of Education has “fully approved” more than 16 million people for federal student loan forgiveness and sent their applications to loan servicers, the Biden administration announced Friday. The administration gave a state-by-state breakdown of the number of borrowers who have applied and been approved for its … Read more

Town of Quairading offers $1M to doctor willing to move in

A small regional town in Western Australia is offering up $1 million and a rent-free home to a doctor willing to fill their GP opening. The town of Quairading – just 164 kilometres from Perth – is offering up the incredible salary after it was revealed the town’s only GP would be moving away. The … Read more

‘This has bugged me all my life’: My estranged father gave me $1,000 a month to buy a house in California. My brother cried foul, and told me to stop. Who’s right?

This has bugged me all my life. My father left my family when I was 7. I’m not sure how much in child support he paid my mother. Soon after I graduated college, he visited me for the first time since he left the family. He told me that he wanted to send me money … Read more

What is a ‘rolling recession’ and are we in one? Experts explain

By most measures, the U.S. economy is in solid shape. Although the first half of 2022 started off with negative growth, a strong labor market and resilient consumer helped turn things around and give hope for the year ahead. Gross domestic product, which tracks the overall health of the economy, rose more than expected in … Read more

As recession fears loom, here’s what to do with your money to prepare

A woman shops for chicken at a supermarket in Santa Monica, California, on Sept. 13, 2022. Apu Gomes | AFP | Getty Images For those who fear a recession may be coming, the only question is when. Many economists and CEOs, in fact, expect a recession may be on the horizon this year related investing … Read more

Americans short on emergency savings amid ‘dangerous scenario’

Suze Orman speaks during AOL’s BUILD Speaker Series at AOL Studios In New York. Jenny Anderson | WireImage | Getty Images An unexpected bill is never convenient. But there are even more reasons now that an unforeseen event — such as a car repair or medical expense — could put Americans on unstable financial footing. … Read more