Taking out a loan isn't always the best option when you need cash.But if you find yourself in a bind, there are a few guidelines you should follow to make sure you get the best deal.   Your first step when thinking about borrowing money to pay bills should...
Hollie Adams/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesPresident Joe Biden has consistently pledged not to raise taxes on households making less than $400,000 a year.Whether his tax proposal keeps or breaks that promise depends on one's frame of reference.Primarily, it's a question of how an observer considers a taxpayer earning less...
Tetra Images | Tetra images | Getty ImagesOver the last year, lawmakers have passed many tax breaks for businesses due to the coronavirus pandemic.Now, the Biden administration is encouraging the hardest-hit businesses to take advantage of one especially large tax break, the employee retention credit.The tax break was...
Ariel Skelley | DigitalVision | Getty ImagesA lack of paid leave and access to quality child care has long been an issue for working parents in the U.S., advocates argue.The coronavirus pandemic has only exacerbated the issue, with some parents — mainly women — ditching their jobs to...
Shirley Chung prepares a dish at the Michael Muller's HEAVEN, presented by The Art of Elysium, event on Jan. 5, 2019 in Los Angeles.Phillip Faraone | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty ImagesWhen the pandemic hit, chef and reality TV star Shirley Chung quickly pivoted her restaurant business to...
A sign is unveiled at General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly on Oct. 16, 2020, introducing the facility's new name: Factory Zero, Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center.GMAfter years of come-and-gone predictions that battery-powered sedans, pickups and SUVs would replace gas-guzzling, emissions-spewing models, the shift to electric vehicles is revving up. Beyond EV...
MoMo Productions | Stone | Getty ImagesLGBTQ small business owners are confident about their post-pandemic recovery, but more than 78% don't have a succession plan in place, according to a new CNBC + Acorns and NGLCC Small Business Owner Financial Health Survey.Since many small businesses are handed down...
A Help Wanted sign in the Queens borough of New York on June 4, 2021.Spencer Platt | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesThere are 25 states ending their participation in federal unemployment programs early — some as soon as this week.Alaska, Iowa, Mississippi and Missouri will be the...
LGBTQ small business owners are having a difficult time getting back to business pre-pandemic.Just over 20% are having a hard time finding employees, according to a new CNBC + Acorns and NGLCC Small Business Owner Financial Health Survey. The lack of workers could wind up hampering their efforts.Of...
A help wanted sign is displayed outside of a business before Memorial Day near the boardwalk in Wildwood, New Jersey.Spencer Platt | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesThe weaker-than-expected April jobs report fueled speculation of U.S. labor shortages and led some state officials to declare an early end...