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The Cities With The Highest Income When Adjusted For Cost Of Living

In Los Angeles or New York, you may be able to earn a high salary, but high costs will eat your paycheck up. These are the cities with the best balance between wages and cost of living. In Los Angeles or New York, you may be able to earn a high sala.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesFeb 22nd, 2015

Rents skyrocket well beyond wages

In some cities, people are putting more than half their paycheck toward renting a two-bedroom apartment......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcNov 9th, 2014

Garcetti asking nearby cities to join L.A. in boosting minimum wages

When Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pitched his plan to gradually boost the minimum wage across the city, critics argued that businesses might move to nearby cities to pay workers less......»»

Category: topSource: latimesSep 14th, 2014

Fast-Food Workers Protest Wages

Labor activists ramped up efforts to draw attention to their push for higher wages for fast-food workers by organizing demonstrations and blocking traffic in cities around the U.S......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 4th, 2014

Fast-Food Workers Protest Over Wages

Labor activists ramped up efforts to draw attention to their push for higher wages for fast-food workers by organizing demonstrations and blocking traffic in cities around the U.S......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 4th, 2014

10 Worst Cities in America for Retirement

Some cities erode your retirement experience faster than others. Source: Thinkstock Retiring on your own terms is becoming a luxury these days. Factors such as inadequate savings, stagnant wages, and rising living expenses are leaving millions of Amer.....»»

Category: economySource: wallstcheatsheetSep 4th, 2014

U.S. Fast-Food Workers Protest for Higher Wages

Labor activists ramped up efforts to draw attention to their push for higher wages for fast-food workers by organizing demonstrations and blocking traffic in cities around the U.S......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 4th, 2014

‘We’re a Movement Now": Fast Food Workers Strike in 150 Cities

Fast food workers are expected to strike in an estimated 150 cities on Thursday, pushing for a raise in hourly wages and the right to form a union Fast food workers are expected to walk off the job in an estimated 150 cities on Thursday, with employee.....»»

Category: topSource: timeSep 4th, 2014

The fast food protests are working

For about two years, fast food workers have been striking and protesting for higher wages. The federal government is gridlocked. But some states and cities have raised the minimum wage......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnSep 4th, 2014

Fast Food Workers Plan Civil Disobedience And Arrests In Minimum Wage Fight

Fast food workers are planning protests and acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrest in more than 150 U.S. cities on Thursday as part of a demonstration supporting higher wages. McDonald's, Wendy's, and Burger King are among the restaurants th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 2nd, 2014

Scientists have discovered an "unstoppable" trend in Antarctica

NASA satellite measurements calculate that since 2004, Antarctica as a whole is losing 130 billion tons of ice each year. This is the weight equivalent of 356,000 Empire State Buildings. This dramatic melting could cause serious issues for coastal cities .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider11 min. ago

TEDxBuffalo to new location, in prime time

TEDxBuffalo is back for a fifth year with some changes in mind. The international event series — held in different cities by local chapters — features inspirational lectures and performances on a variety of subjects. In previous years, TEDxBuffalo e.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals11 min. ago

Wages And Prices: A Welcome Breakup

A Commerce Department report shows paychecks are fatter, prices are leaner and Americans are saving more. Meanwhile, prices fell by 0.5 percent. That's helping consumers on the rebound from recession. A Commerce Department report shows paychecks are.....»»

Category: topSource: npr54 min. ago

Johnny Walker Smart Bottle Debuts At Mobile World Congress

It's the era of smart. Smart watches, smart light bulbs and smart cities. Connected devices and the whole Internet of Things (IoT) which is expected to reach $7.1 trillion in 2020 according to IDC. So, now we come to the smart bot.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbes2 hr. 37 min. ago

Sex Appeal And The Citysumer: 10 Retailers That Excite

As a self-described “citysumer,” I make trips to one of many stores almost every day. But it took trips to two major cities – Barcelona and New York – for me to realize just how colorless my retail experiences have become. In fact, I’d wager one.....»»

Category: topSource: forbes3 hr. 11 min. ago

The Top 5 Cities Attracting Millennials

Numbering 77 million, millennials ? those aged 25-34 ? make up one-fourth of the U.S. population. These young professionals are drawn to big cities like NYC, San Francisco, LA, DC and Chicago by jobs, night life and good food, but often find they can?t af.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbes3 hr. 54 min. ago

Lumber Liquidators (LL) Stock Plummeting Today Following ‘60 Minutes’ Safety Report

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. are falling by 24.60% to $39.10 in pre-market trading on Monday morning, following a CBS "60 Minutes" program in which it was reported that the hardwood flooring retailer sold flooring.....»»

Category: topSource: thestreet5 hr. 11 min. ago

Minnesota"s "job islands" get famous

Few places in the country have the sort of persistent labor problems of Thief River Falls and Roseau, where there are more — a lot more — jobs than people to fill them. The Wall Street Journal makes the Minnesota cities chief examples in a feature on.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals7 hr. 37 min. ago

Tech giants ready to pay $415M settlement

Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe Systems go back to court on Monday in an attempt to convince a judge to accept a $415 million payment to settle charges they conspired to keep tech wages down......»»

Category: videoSource: reuters9 hr. 37 min. ago

Slide Show: The 10 richest cities in the U.S.

Here are the 10 U.S. cities where the most people earn more than $150,000 a year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch10 hr. 11 min. ago