‘I Played My Own Game.’ How Stacey Cunningham Became the First Female President of the New York Stock Exchange

Stacey Cunningham always knew she was one of few women to ever work on the trading floor — but she didn’t let that deter her from pursuing a career in a male-dominated industry. This year, she became the first female president of the New York Stock Exchange — the largest …

These Stores Have the Best Black Friday Deals This Year, According to a New Survey

A personal finance site surveyed almost 7,000 deals to rank the stores with the biggest discounts on Black Friday. Black Friday 2018 is November 23—and fan-favorite retailers such as Williams Sonoma, Amazon, Target, Walmart, IKEA, and Sephora (plus many, many more) are already showcasing their Black Friday deals. With so …

Desi Linden Lost the Boston Marathon by Two Seconds Before She Conquered it 7 Years Later. Here’s the Mindset That Could Help Her Win the New York Race

Desiree Linden was just two seconds short of her dream. The elite marathoner saw the 2011 Boston Marathon as an opportunity to emerge as a star on the competitive scene. But, after 26.2 miles of running at her fastest marathon pace to date, she crossed the finish line just two …

A Growing Number of People Are Getting Rich Selling T-shirts Online — With No Overhead, No Inventory, and No Investment

Nearly every night after dinner for eight straight months, Glen Zubia brewed a cup of coffee, turned on heavy metal music, and made T-shirts. On Mondays he did research, scouring the Internet for funny slogans, like the one where Santa Claus asks, “Where My Ho’s At?” On Tuesdays and Wednesdays …

Meet the Oldest Yoga Teacher in the World, a 100-Year-Old Former Actress and Model Who Says ‘There’s Nothing You Can’t Do’

When the fortune cookies arrived after lunch, the 100-year-old yogi cracked one open, her blue eyes twinkling, and read the inscription aloud: “Age can never hope to win while your heart is young.” Indeed, age has met its match in Tao Porchon-Lynch, who at the century mark is a fierce …

If Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson Are Splitting Up, Here’s What Happens to the $93,000 Engagement Ring

When comedian Pete Davidson proposed to Ariana Grande after dating for a few weeks, he gave her a ring worth $93,000. Several months later, the couple has reportedly split up, according to People and multiple other news outlets. Celebrity or not, there are a number of logistics to manage in …

The One Thing Married Women Should do to Protect Their Finances Before They Retire

When Kathleen M. Rehl lost her husband, she remembers, beyond the grief, how much fear she felt. There was an underlying burden of worrying whether she would survive financially. That was unexpected, considering Rehl was a financial advisor. She was 60 when her husband died at age 72. The two …

Why Tiny Turkeys Are All the Rage This Thanksgiving

Small birds are having a big moment. Tiny turkeys will increasingly grace Thanksgiving tables next week, thanks to the millennial generation’s ongoing campaign to remake American gastronomy. The holiday depicted by Norman Rockwell—Grandma showing off a cooked bird so plump it weighs down a banquet plate—is still common. But smaller …

6.5 Million Pounds of Beef Were Recalled Due to Salmonella. Here’s How to Check If Your Meat Is Safe

(TOLLESON, Ariz.) An Arizona company voluntarily recalled more than 6.5 million pounds (2.9 kilograms) of beef that could be contaminated with salmonella, federal officials announced Thursday. An investigation found the products, including ground beef and beef patties likely came from JBS Tolleson Inc., a meat packing plant west of Phoenix. …

The One Thing You Aren’t Buying at Costco, But Should Be

Fact of life: Everybody loves Costco. The free samples around every corner are reason enough to go; throw in the $1.50 hot dog-and-drink combo, and it’s a veritable wonderland. Loyalists of the wholesale retailer know what to shop for (bacon, maple syrup, those 14-pack razors you can’t find anywhere else) …

Emerging Markets Have Struggled All Year. Here’s One Country Bucking the Trend

With emerging markets down for the year, including nearly 10% over the past three months, it’s hard to find a bright spot. Yet, financial experts see a potential bloom in the Brazilian economy — where the market has been rallying as others fall — due to the upcoming presidential election …

The Newest Frontrunner for Amazon’s HQ2 Is a Pricey DC Suburb. Here’s What to Know About Crystal City

Could the search for Amazon’s much-hyped HQ2 finally be coming to a close? The Seattle-based company has been on the hunt for a new home — or homes — for more than a year. If a new report is correct, it may have found one in Crystal City, Va. As …

Black Friday Online Deals We Love: 20+ Stores Where EVERYTHING Is 40% or 50% Off

Black Friday is loaded with deals on TVs, Instant Pots, electronics and tech, and much, much more. But sifting through the crowded store aisles loaded with deals at Walmart and other retailers to find the true bargains amid all the discounts can be a hassle — especially because there are …

Hurricane Michael Devastated Florida and the Southeast. Here’s How You Can Help the Victims

Hurricane Michael, the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in over 50 years, left a path of damage and destruction this week when it made landfall in the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 storm. Hurricane Michael’s death toll rose to 13 as of Friday morning. Since making …