Money

VIDEO: Watch a burrito transform into Suffolk's mascot 'Rammy'

Ever wonder what a "burrito ram" would look like? How about a "ram burrito"? Probably not. Anyway, here it is, thanks to 18-year-old Robert Heap, a Suffolk University student who made a video that shows him turning a Boloco vegetable burrito into his school's mascot,...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:21pm

Your "boob" porn searches will help raise money for breast cancer

Too lazy to do a walk-a-thon for breast cancer? Want to put your horniness to good use? In honor of October being National Breast Cancer Awareness month, adult entertainment website Pornhub.com announced Tuesday they are donating 1 cent for every 30 unique views of their "small tits"...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:02pm

New Yorkers search more for BDSM porn compared to rest of the world

New Yorkers are getting their freak on — behind closed doors. While BDSM enthusiasts tell Metro they have definitely seen more newcomers to the underground sex scene, newly released statistics by adult entertainment site YouPorn show New Yorkers are most exploring their kinky...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:01pm

Sears and Kmart are closing locations nationwide, is your store on the list?

Sears is closing more than 60 store locations this year, as it continues to struggle in sales. Sears Holdings said it identified 100 unprofitable locations and has plans to permanently close 63 of its locations in the near future. According to CNN, the popular retail store had plans to close 72...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 6:04pm

Trump donates $78K paycheck to the National Park Service, whose budget he wants to cut by $1.5 billion

President Donald Trump is donating his first paycheck to the National Park Service, Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced Monday. It may have been a nice gesture, and the leader of the free world does pull in $400,000 a year. So, in the 10 weeks he's been in office, Trump has earned $78,000...

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 12:01pm

Where your charity money is really going

Who is actually profiting from nonprofits?Half of the charities in the state saw half of the money they raised last year go into the pockets of professional fundraisers and concealed contractors, according to a new report from Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s Charities Bureau.The“Pennies for...

Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 4:18pm

Want to marry a millionaire? Move to Boston

Talk about a capital city. The number of millionaireresidents in Boston rose a whopping 26 percent from 2013 to 2014, according to the latest accessible data from the Department of Revenue.Data analysis by the Boston Business Journal discovered that there were 2,031 million-dollar tax filers in...

Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 1:06am

Just 1 in 5 city baby boomers and Gen Xers have retirement plans: Survey

For city baby boomers and Generation Xers, the old adage “saving for a rainy day” has not stood the test of time, a new survey from AARP New York and Siena College has discovered.“We wanted to understand how boomers and Gen Xers were approaching and how prepared they are for retirement,” AARP New...

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 2:30pm

How to unlock your phone

Many smartphones purchased from U.S. wireless carriers come locked onto that carrier’s network. If you’re trying to move to a new carrier, and you want to useyour current phone rather than buy a new one,you’ll have to unlock thatphone before activatingiton a competitor’s network.If you’re withone...

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 1:42am

How to sell your old phone

Have an old smartphone lying around? Don’t let it sit and collect dust. Instead, sell itfor cash.Online marketplaces make it easy to sell smartphones you’re no longer using. You just need toanswer a few questions, post a picture or two and wait for a buyer to bite.Allan Hammell recently listed his...

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 2:46am

5 Investing Tips for Your 20s

The years following college graduation aren’t always known for savvy financial moves. Living with parents, maybe. Student loan debt, yes.Call it a pipe dream, but what those years should be known for is investing. It’s hard to overstate how valuable your 20s are, but on the long, long roadto...

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 2:38am

Unprepared families increasingly turn to funeral crowdfunding

Death may come suddenly or after a long illness. But whenever it arrives, there’s a financial impact, and millions of families may have little or no assets to draw on for lost wages and funeral costs when they lose a loved one.According to a NerdWallet analysisof four large online donation...

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 1:20pm

DAILY VIDEO: Financial tips for broke people

Everyone's feeling the pinch these days, and a lot of articles offering money advice often seem like they're talking to someone in a much more secure financial position than you. Bummer, right? Well, CollegeHumor is here to help with these creative and lucrative tips for the broke and desperate....

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 12:33am

Oscar facts, figures and trivia you didn't know

This Sunday, America will tune in to watch the 2016 Oscars live from Los Angeles, California, and see the biggest stars in Hollywood walk away with an Academy Award.RELATED:When are the 2016 Oscars?To get you in true Oscars spirit, the good people over at Community Tax created a fun infographic...

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 1:51am

Famous TV hosts share their first jobs

If you boiled down television to its purest essence, you might end up with a game-show host. People like Alex Trebek of "Jeopardy!" have become such a part of the culture, and appear in our living rooms so often, that it feels as if they are part of the family. We talk to some legendary U.S. game-...

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 7:00am

Over half of us are a $500 bill away from financial ruin, report finds

Good news, proletarians, according to CBS, you're just onebill away from total and complete financial ruin.“Despite the stronger economy, a lack of emergency savings that would help them weather an unexpected expense such as a health crisis or car breakdown remains a serious handicap,” CBS explains...

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 2:18pm

Tips to making finance resolutions actually work

We all know the drill by now: Make a New Year's resolution to lose weight or reduce spending or finally finish that novel. Fail in miserable fashion. Feel bad about yourself and scarf down a tub of double-chocolate ice cream.It is enough to make you want to throw your hands up and not make...

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 5:30pm

Adam McKay wants you to get angry about the 2008 economic crash again

Adam McKay took on quite a task with "The Big Short" — translating Michael Lewis' chronicle of the finance world outsiders who discovered the coming housing crash that led to the economic disaster of 2008 and making it an entertaining film for folks who don't necessarily know what a LIBOR is. But...

Friday, December 11, 2015 - 2:09am

How to make your charitable giving count

People waste billions of dollars on inefficient, poorly run or downright fraudulent charities because they do not bother to research where their money is going. And even donations to legitimate causes can be squandered by last-minute, impulsive or scattershot giving, says Daniel Borochoff,...

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 5:30pm

Transgender math: How much does it cost to transition?

When Sara Davis Buechner began her transition from man to woman, she knew there were going to be emotional hurdles, like dealing with her family.But there were financial costs, too. And she knew they were going to be forbidding.Related: 12 famous transgender celebrities and public figuresMedical...

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 5:30pm