These Are the Cities Where It’s Getting Easier for Millennials to Buy Homes

Rising home prices and student debt are making it harder for young people to buy homes. But if you want to beat increasing costs in popular areas like California and the Pacific-Northwest, check out Texas. Home prices across the U.S. reached an all-time high this summer, with the median house …

This Upstart School is Offering a Bachelor’s Degree in Today’s Hottest Job Skills—and Students Pay Nothing Until They Get a Job

For years, coding schools have promoted the idea that they can teach in-demand computer skills just as well as traditional colleges. But now, in what appears to be a first, one coding school is evolving to offer a more traditional college program—bachelor’s degree included. Make School, a coding program based …

Why You Should Double Check Your TSA PreCheck and Global Entry Status Right Now

You might be in for a rude surprise the next time you try to pass through airport security with your PreCheck or Global Entry membership. It has been five years since the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) began issuing PreCheck and Global Entry status. Those who were early adopters of the …

Disney World’s New Ticket Pricing Is Super Confusing and People Are NOT Happy

Walt Disney World introduced a new ticket pricing structure this week that the theme park giant says is “designed to simplify the booking experience” and “deliver the best experience possible for our guests.” The initial reaction to the changes among potential Disney guests, however, has largely been confusion — and …

Jeff Bezos Says This Is Why He Raised Amazon’s Minimum Wage to $15

Amazon will raise its minimum wage for all U.S.-based employees to $15 next month following months of criticism for the retail giant and its billionaire owner. Effective November 1, the minimum wage for U.S.-based Amazon workers will increase for full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal employees, as well as employees at …

How to Kickstart a New Career When You’re Over 50, According to Experts

Older workers can be at a greater risk of for losing a job for any number of reasons — from personal health crises or family caregiving obligations to ageism or trouble keeping up with an evolving workforce. Unfortunately, older workers can also have the toughest time reintegrating into the workforce …

How This 24-Year-Old College Dropout Built a $5 Billion Business in Just 5 Years

Finding clean, affordable hotels in India can be a traveler’s nightmare. Too often, what looks good on a website turns out to be a roach-infested room in a crumbling building where water has to be schlepped to the bathroom in a bucket. Ritesh Agarwal’s solution is a booking app that …

Does Your Work Give You Paid Time Off to Vote on Election Day? Here Are All the Companies Spearheading the Movement

Patagonia stores won’t be open on Nov. 6. Instead, a sign will hang from the front doors of the nationwide retailer, reading: “When the polls open, we close.” The company, best known for its outdoor clothing and gear, will close all stores and its California headquarters on Election Day in …

This 100-Year-Old Has Been Retired for 40 Years, Has a Healthy Savings Account, and Is a Track Champion. Here’s His Impressive Path to a Rich Retirement

Orville Rogers was forced into mandatory retirement from his pilot job at age 60. Refusing to let company policy keep him grounded, he flew his own planes until age 79. “I owned three different airplanes, and I enjoyed every one of them,” says Rogers, now 100, of Dallas. While he …

Simon Cowell’s $32.6K Donation Helps Saves 200 Dogs and Shut Down Dog Meat Farm

It’s lucky number 13! Shortly after receiving more than $32,000 from America’s Got Talent‘s Simon Cowell, Humane Society International used the funds to help finance a rescue operation in South Korea. “His support helped financially but also in raising awareness. We met people in South Korea who has heard of …

Here’s Exactly How Many Times You Should Follow Up After a Job Interview, According to a Workplace Expert

You wrote the perfect résumé. You quickly landed a job interview. You nailed the meeting — and you’re pretty sure they loved you. But you can still screw it all up. Your follow-up plays a bigger part in the process than you may realize, said Lynn Taylor, a national workplace …

These 20 Apps Will Save You Money Right Away. Find the Best One for You

Learn to budget better with the aid of apps that teach you how to save your cash and how to invest it. Your smartphone will magically transform into a coach full of tips on saving more, managing your portfolio, grabbing free things, and getting money for playing games. Look at …

This Woman Has Traveled to 179 Costcos in 33 States and 5 Countries. Here Are Her Best Shopping Tips

Ramsey Monroe knows a thing or two—or maybe 179—about Costco. Monroe, known as “The Costco Connoisseur” on her popular blog and Instagram page, has been to a whopping 179 Costco warehouses in 33 states, as well as outposts in Canada, Mexico, Australia, and the U.K. She’s not gunning for a …