READ MORE

Features by Shannon Mullen

The ROI on that degree you just got

Librarians and marriage counselors need more than three times as long to pay off college loans than lawyers, or those in advertising/marketing careers.
Posted In: college degree, higher education, student loan, student loan debt

Target wants to take a bite out of the organic market

As big-box stores like Target and Walmart compete for grocery sales, new offerings -- like organic produce -- are one way to up the ante.
Posted In: Target, Wal-Mart, food and drink, organic

Want to buy a fixer-upper? Head to the Rust Belt

RealtyTrac has released its list of the top cities for fixer-upper houses. At the top of the list: Detroit and other Rust Belt cities.
Posted In: houses, buying a home, housing market

Zynga employees wait for their next turn

Social media gaming company Zynga laid off around 500 employees, but recruiters are already on the prowl. What's the afterlife of a Zynga employee?
Posted In: zynga, Silicon Valley, games, social media

Oil tax cuts spur fight in Alaska

Alaskans are worried that a cut to oil taxes could ruin the state budget. BP credits the tax break for spurring new investments in the North Slope oil field.
Posted In: big oil, Oil, Alaska, BP

Music's reliance on summer concert season

The summer concert tour season is under way. How important financially are these tours for bands?
Posted In: Music, music industry, concerts, summer, Entertainment

Timber industry goes after green LEED certification

The timber industry is challenging the sustainable forestry certification of the LEED green-building program state by state.
Posted In: LEED, Environment, timber industry, North Carolina

As drought lowers Colorado River, conserving water gains urgency

40 million people depend on the Colorado for drinking water. 15 percent of the nation's food supply comes from fields irrigated by it.
Posted In: undefined

When old is new again: The return of former CEOs

A.G. Lafley’s return to P&G is just the latest example of a former CEO being brought back for a new tour of duty.
Posted In: Procter and Gamble, ceo

We've spent $6 billion on broken iPhones -- why?

iPhone users have reportedly spent $6 billion since 2007 to repair or replace their damaged phones, and repair costs are only getting more expensive.
Posted In: iPhone, screens, apple

Pages