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Monday, Aug 27, 2018 at 12:36 PM EDT

Your Credit Score May Have Just Gone Up. Here's Why

Your Credit Score May Have Just Gone Up. Here's Why

Your credit report might be getting a makeover. And the three-digit credit score we all carry around, which can determine how likely we are to get a favorable loan to buy a house or a car, could be moving...

Monday, Aug 27, 2018 at 12:16 PM EDT

Study: Women May Earn More Than $1 Million Less Than Men Over the Course of a Career

Study: Women May Earn More Than $1 Million Less Than Men Over the Course of a Career

In 1971, the U.S. Congress declared August 26 as Women's Equality Day, according to the National Women's History Project. The day celebrates the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920, which granted women the...

Monday, Aug 27, 2018 at 09:07 AM EDT

Cigarette Butts Are Biggest Source of Ocean Trash: Advocates

Cigarette Butts Are Biggest Source of Ocean Trash: Advocates

As coastal cities ban plastic straws and California and Hawaii consider following suit, activists are trying to raise awareness about cigarette butts, a much greater source of ocean pollution, NBC News...

Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 at 01:54 AM EDT

Musk Says Investors Convinced Him Tesla Should Stay Public

Musk Says Investors Convinced Him Tesla Should Stay Public

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says investors have convinced him that he shouldn't take the company private, so the firm will remain on the public stock markets. The eccentric and sometimes erratic CEO said in a...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 08:51 PM EDT

Papa John's Addresses Customer Outrage in Ad Campaign

Papa John's Addresses Customer Outrage in Ad Campaign

Papa John's isn't pulling any punches with its first new advertisement since its founder John Schnatter was ousted as chairman last month. On Friday, the beleaguered pizza chain published a video on social...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 05:15 PM EDT

S&P 500, Nasdaq Close at Record Highs

S&P 500, Nasdaq Close at Record Highs

Wall Street ended a week of milestones with a few more Friday. The benchmark S&P 500 index closed at an all-time high, just two days after the current bull market in U.S. stocks became the longest in history....

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 05:02 PM EDT

Now Is the Worst Time to Buy a New iPhone

Now Is the Worst Time to Buy a New iPhone

Don't buy a new iPhone right now. You'll probably regret it in a couple of weeks. Apple is expected to announce three new iPhones in September: an upgraded version of the iPhone X, a larger version of the...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 12:41 PM EDT

T-Mobile Discovers Security Breach of Certain Customer Info

T-Mobile Discovers Security Breach of Certain Customer Info

T-Mobile US and its unit Metro PCS informed customers on Thursday about a potential security breach that was discovered and shut down by the company. T-Mobile said that on Aug. 20 its cyber-security team...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 10:33 AM EDT

23andMe Will No Longer Let App Developers Read Your DNA Data

23andMe Will No Longer Let App Developers Read Your DNA Data

23andMe, which provides DNA testing kits for consumers, is telling outside app developers that they'll no longer have access to the company's raw genomic data. Developers of health apps, weight loss services...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 02:43 PM EDT

Powell Signals More Hikes Ahead If US Economy Stays Strong

Powell Signals More Hikes Ahead If US Economy Stays Strong

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled Friday that he expects the Fed to continue gradually raising interest rates if the U.S. economic expansion remains strong. Powell added that while annual...

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