6 Fast-Growing Jobs That Don’t Pay Much

Low-wage jobs employ close to half of the US workforce (42%), and theyre poised to employ millions more Americans over the next several years. As calls for a higher minimum wage grow louder from workers in the fast food and retail industries, its worth looking at exactly who these people are, how many of them…

Many credit unions offer tempting mortgage deals

Want to buy your first home with little or nothing down and maybe get a refund on part of your realty agents commission? Heres one way: Consider joining a credit union that is aggressively expanding its mortgage business. Credit unions have been increasing their presence in housing more than quadrupling their share of total mortgage…

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Stock Update

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) stock stayed in the red last week as it dove by a total of almost 3.17% during the period. Downward pressure continued till the last day of trading in the past week, with Alibaba stock finishing in the red by nearly 2.6%. In fact, the stock price has undergone a…

How To Increase Your Car Loan Eligibility

Buying a car through a car loan is the easiest way today, since it arranges the upfront money you need for it and then divides it into easy installments. However, with increasing interest rates, the loan eligibility criteria have become tougher than it was before. Banks or car financing companies determine a borrowers loan repay…

Shirley, You Can’t Be Serious. Airplanes Are Hackable?!

There are two ways to describe an important report issued by Congress General Accountability Office this week about airplanes and computers. Heres how the GAO titled its paper: FAA Needs a More Comprehensive Approach to Address Cybersecurity As Agency Transitions to NextGen. And heres how many observers described the report:¬†Airplanes can be hacked through passenger…

3 Renter Gotchas

Its already hard enough to find an affordable home or apartment to rent (especially if you live in one of these cities). Rental prices are rising fast around the country, even in unexpected places like Kansas City and Portland. But as more people turn to online help to find a decent home, there are more…