Maurice Jones is president & CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corp—LISC—the country’s largest social enterprise investment nonprofit. When I was growing up on my family’s farm in southern Virginia, Saturdays were the day my grandparents and I would drive the 10 miles to Kenbridge, the nearest town
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Mother’s Day is almost here — it falls on May 13 this year. As a tribute to mothers everywhere, Money Talks News hit the streets to find out the top financial lessons people learned from their mothers. Here’s what we heard people say about maternal money wisdom.
BEIJING (AP) — One job ad for Chinese high-speed train conductors called for candidates who were "fashionable and beautiful." Another ad targeting men for a job in a Chinese internet company included photos of a female employee pole-dancing.
Chris Hughes was Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard roommate. He says the system that catapulted him to extreme wealth has hindered others and needs fixing.
Charlie Munger shared a list of things that guarantee a life of misery in a 1986 Harvard-Westlake School commencement speech.
Amazon.com Inc. has bulls bellowing happily after revealing its Amazon Prime subscription program has topped 100 million members worldwide.
Instead, he and many others like him live in cramped and chaotic shanty towns in a province already suffering from a lack of infrastructure. Absent of any urban planning or public services, Basra's informal settlements are an anarchic clutter of breeze-block homes and ad-hoc electricity wires.
Yes, the little boys and girls you once knew are now young men and women graduating from high school and college. Now that they are adults, get your graduates something useful that will give them a head start on life. Here are 30 practical graduation gifts suitable for high school or college grads.
Apple Music is thinking globally as the streaming service officially surpasses 40 million paid subscribers. Today, the company announced the promotion of Oliver Schusser to lead Apple Music Worldwide. His new title is vice president of Apple Music & International Content. Schusser has led efforts outside
Andrew Yang says a universal basic income payment is a necessary because automation is replacing American jobs.
Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear a suit. Though best known for his "uniform" of jeans, sneakers and a fitted gray T-shirt — adding a hoodie if the weather demands — the Facebook CEO will don a ...
Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP) could be a great promising company. By extension, SNAP stock could be a compelling, even if speculative, investment. In short, SNAP — the parent company of messaging app Snapchat — argues that it will improve productivity with fewer people involved.
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he had to just go with his gut after founder Steve Jobs laid out his vision for Apple in 1998.
Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.I.Am will deliver the commencement speech for the first graduating class of USC’s Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology, and the Business of Innovation. The ceremony is scheduled for May 11. Currently appearing as a coach on the U.K. version of “The Voice