Features by Sally Herships

What you need to know about the AIG trial

Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner testifies at the AIG trial.
Posted In: AIG, Timothy Geithner, bailout

The discount that links big tobacco to the military

Legislation wants the big business of selling tobacco to military members to stop.
Posted In: military, tobacco

ATM fees continue to rise

Banks are making money by charging fees to customers of other banks.
Posted In: ATM, bank fees, hidden fees
The Manhattan Skyline

New York and New Jersey bet on casinos

Even while the industry and Atlantic City struggle, more casinos are in the works.
Posted In: gambling, Atlantic City

Rising numbers of seniors are paying off student loans

Between 2004 and 2010, the number of seniors with student loan debt quadrupled.
Posted In: loan student debt, senior citizens, debt
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That extra chair in your home office? Rent it out

A startup does for home offices what Airbnb does for spare couches.
Posted In: sharing economy, airbnb, sparechair, coworking

The tricky balance of marketing to the affluent

Spending is different for the wealthy, and that means getting them to spend is, too.
Posted In: the wealthy, advertising, luxury
Chuck Collins

Morning person, or night owl? It matters

Ethical thinking declines when employees work against their natural sleep schedule.
Posted In: sleep, night shift, productivity
Twitter ad school

Twitter offers free classes for would-be advertisers

We explain how the program called #flightschool will work and what you can learn.
Posted In: Twitter, advertisements, advertising
Miley Cyrus

What happens when Miley Cyrus blesses your cause

My Friend's Place raised a lot of money in one day, but experts say "don't get used to it."
Posted In: homeless, mtv, Miley Cyrus, nonprofits


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