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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

Student loan debt hobbles small business owners too. Biden’s forgiveness plan might help

  By Jude Cramer October 12, 2022 Student loan debt affects millions of Americans, and small business owners are no exception. Amid rising inflation and supply-chain issues driving up costs, entrepreneurs also facing student loan debt have found it difficult to grow over the past year. But President Biden’s plan for student loan forgiveness could … Continue reading Student loan debt hobbles small business owners too. Biden’s forgiveness plan might help

Credit Karma might owe you money over fake ‘pre-approved’ card offers: Here’s how to find out

By Clint Rainey September 07, 2022   The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is ordering Credit Karma, the free personal-credit monitoring site, to pay $3 million to users who received “false ‘pre-approved’ credit card offers” that ended up hurting their credit scores. The agency filed a complaint alleging that from February 2018 to April 2021, Credit … Continue reading Credit Karma might owe you money over fake ‘pre-approved’ card offers: Here’s how to find out

Will I regret leaving my job? This new employee survey might surprise you

By Shalene Gupta July 12, 2022 It’s been an employees’ market recently. Since January, the market has added 1.7 million jobs. However, according to a new report from job search platform Joblist, which surveyed over 11,000 job seekers, many aren’t feeling that rosy about the job world:   80% expect the U.S. will enter a … Continue reading Will I regret leaving my job? This new employee survey might surprise you

Your employees love summer Fridays, but they might be too exhausted to enjoy them

By Shalene Gupta     June 13, 2022 Summer is here, and with summer comes summer Fridays, the practice of letting employees leave work early on the last day of the workweek. (We’re big believers at Fast Company.) A new survey of over 1,000 Americans between the ages of 18 and 42 has revealed a … Continue reading Your employees love summer Fridays, but they might be too exhausted to enjoy them

Advertising might just be amusing itself to Liquid Death

By Jeff Beer     June 11, 2022   The all-white blind taste test commercial set is an immediately familiar setting. The only distinguishable features are the products and the participant—no other distractions. In its newest ad campaign, the ironically edgy canned water brand Liquid Death launches a new series of flavored sparkling waters, and … Continue reading Advertising might just be amusing itself to Liquid Death

You can still open your dream coffee shop, but you might have to move first

By David Landsel   April 20, 2022     When Cincinnati-born brothers Tony and Austin Ferrari decided to open the coffee shop of their dreams in 2019, they landed almost immediately on the city’s Camp Washington neighborhood. There, tucked into a residential section at the heart of this isolated, working-class area—until then, known best for … Continue reading You can still open your dream coffee shop, but you might have to move first

Want Your Business to Grow? You Might Need to Break Some Patterns

Laura Patterson August 19, 2021 https://media.blubrry.com/whats_your_edge/content.blubrry.com/whats_your_edge/Want_Your_Business_to_Grow_You_Might_Need_to_Break_Some_Patterns.mp3 All of us rely on patterns, that is a recurrent automated response to help us save time, effort and potentially minimize risk. Sometimes however its necessary to change patterns to grow and improve business performance, that’s the focus of this episode.   Winning at a triathlon if you don’t … Continue reading Want Your Business to Grow? You Might Need to Break Some Patterns