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Nearly 1 In 4 Canadians Feel Crushed By Their Debts

In a country where the average personal non-mortgage debt is $20,000, it’s no surprise about one in four Canadians are feeling overwhelmed by how much they owe, according to a new survey. According to BDO…

ACCEPT ROBOTS and you might get a 4 day work week….

A four-day working week could become commonplace in Britain as automation and artificial intelligence increase workplace efficiency, a new study has concluded. If the benefits of rolling out such new technologies were passed on to…

Tesla outsells Mercedes-Benz in US for first time ever

Tesla appears to have hit a major milestone that could signal the electric-car company is about to punch the accelerator. The Silicon Valley upstart outsold long-established German luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz during the July-September period in…

Marriott hotel strike leads to mass employee walkouts

Thousands of hotel workers in eight U.S. cities say they’ll remain off the job until a new contract is reached with Marriott International. About 7,700 employees of the world’s largest hotel chain are now walking…

Why the Middle Class Is Screwed

Last December, Congress passed the largest U.S. tax system overhaul in more than 30 years—a $1.5 trillion tax cut, but America’s middle class will see less than a quarter of the savings under the legislation.…

Remember these tips to avoid financial ruin when SHTF

Preparing for the worst involves more than just stockpiling food, ammunition, and other survival supplies. It also means getting your financial affairs in order so you don’t end up succumbing to fiscal ruin. So what…

Social media data used to predict retail failure

Researchers have used a combination of social media and transport data to predict the likelihood that a given retail business will succeed or fail. Using information from ten different cities around the world, the researchers,…

Mall Vacancies Hit 7 Year High As Rents Plunge

The epidemic of falling rents at shopping malls across the United States has been well duly documented here over the past year. In June, we wrote about an abandoned Macy’s that had been turned into…