Sears workers reveal mistakes that are killing the company
Sears is on the brink of death, according to several store-level employees.
The company's sales have been falling for years . It has been shutting down stores, selling real estate, and spinning off brands to stem the bleeding. Since 2007, Sears has closed half of its locations - which include Sears and Kmart... Read More
Steven Spielberg reveals the one movie that nearly ended his career
Director Steven Spielberg says that he contemplated retirement after completing his 1993 Holocaust film "Schindler's List," in a new profile by The Hollywood Reporter .
Though the film won seven Oscars in 1994 - including Best Picture and Best Director - and cemented his legendary status, Spielberg reportedly... Read More
'Shrek' is coming back
DreamWorks Animation looks to be heading back into the swamp.
In the wake of Comcast's acquisition of the animation studio, NBCUniversal chief Steve Burke said it has plans for more "Shrek" movies in the future, according to Deadline .
Chris Meledandri, head of Illumination Entertainment - which Universal... Read More
25 of the best pieces of advice ever given to graduates
As new graduates prepare to enter the "real world," colleges and universities gather them into auditoriums to absorb wisdom from great leaders.
Most of that wisdom is forgettable. A lot of it is clichéd. (Dream big! Follow your passion!) But some of it resonates — even years later, even if you're not graduating,... Read More
Investors haven't hoarded cash like this in 15 years
There's a lot to be nervous about in the investing world right now.
Brexit. China's economy slowing. The US presidential election. Record-low bond yields. Stocks looking wobbly at record highs.
And in response to all of this uncertainty, investors have ramped up their holdings of good old fashioned... Read More
14 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich
Rich people appreciate the power of learning long after college is over.
"The world class knows that college is just the beginning of lifelong learning," writes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold in his book, " How Rich People Think ." "That's why you'll see the great ones attending seminars, workshops and... Read More
The 15 best books about money for new college grads
Any new grad wants to be a success.
When it comes to financial success, tackling student debt might take priority. But then there's securing a job, earning an income, and setting up a plan to make good choices with the money you have today and tomorrow.
To keep you on track and inspired, Business Insider... Read More
The best month of the year to buy everything
Sometimes when you buy matters as much as where you buy.
"There really is a best time to do just about anything and everything, and that's especially true when it comes to buying things," writes Mark Di Vincenzo in his book, " Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon ."
Using tips from Di Vincenzo, along with... Read More
Why so many Americans in the middle class have no savings
Could you come up with $2,000 in 30 days if you had to? As many as 40 percent of American families can’t, despite the improving economy. Among them is Neal Gabler, who is frequently broke despite his successful career as a writer. As part of a collaboration between The Atlantic and the PBS NewsHour, Judy Woodruff... Read More