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Big Tech billionaires lost fortunes this year. The hit to your 401(k) might feel even worse

  By Sam Becker October 31, 2022 Billionaires raked it in during the early stages of the pandemic, but 2022 has not been nearly as kind. In fact, since the beginning of the year, some of the world’s richest tech billionaires—a list that includes Mark Zuckerberg of Meta Platforms, Elon Musk of Tesla, and Jeff … Continue reading Big Tech billionaires lost fortunes this year. The hit to your 401(k) might feel even worse

0% inflation is nice, but this number from today’s CPI report is even more encouraging

  By Clint Rainey   August 10, 2022   Wednesday finally brought Americans some good news on the inflation front. The Labor Department reported that consumer prices rose 0% for the month of July, perhaps the best indicator yet that inflation may have peaked. That means consumer prices were unchanged for the month of July. … Continue reading 0% inflation is nice, but this number from today’s CPI report is even more encouraging

Even as retail sales drop, Amazon and Walmart have created thriving ad businesses

By Rob Walker August 01, 2022   Branded is a weekly column devoted to the intersection of marketing, business, design, and culture. Walmart vs. Amazon is one of the great rivalries in business history. And lately the retail giants have found something new to compete over: ad revenue. We don’t normally think of stores as advertising … Continue reading Even as retail sales drop, Amazon and Walmart have created thriving ad businesses

Yes, you are being watched, even if no one is looking for you

By Peter Krapp   July 27, 2022   The U.S. has the largest number of surveillance cameras per person in the world. Cameras are omnipresent on city streets and in hotels, restaurants, malls and offices. They’re also used to screen passengers for the Transportation Security Administration. And then there are smart doorbells and other home security cameras. Most Americans are aware … Continue reading Yes, you are being watched, even if no one is looking for you

Why even your best employees are burned out—and what to do

By Danica Lo     June 15, 2022 It’s been six years since psychologist and University of Pennsylvania Professor Angela Duckworth published her bestseller Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. After more than two years of behavioral and societal shifts that have drastically altered cultural values around work and achievement (see: the Great Resignation), … Continue reading Why even your best employees are burned out—and what to do

5 Bad Investments Even Smart People Make

Devin Partida November 4, 2021 When people read about failed investments, a common misconception is that the victims must not have thought things through carefully enough or made other “stupid” decisions. Unfortunately, however, intelligent people can fall into the trap of investment and money-making opportunities that are not expected and could even evolve into total … Continue reading 5 Bad Investments Even Smart People Make