Why Employers Are Offering Financial Wellness Programs
You already know your boss wants to help you lose weight and improve your vital signs, through one of the workplace wellness programs that more than 90 percent of big employers now offer. Now are you ready for the new kind of wellness in the workplace? Bank of America , Capital One , J.P. Morgan
Texas Mom Sparks Publisher to Revise Textbook
McGraw-Hill Education plans to revise a textbook the mom took to Facebook to complain was "downplaying slavery."
Texas Mother Who Sparked Change to Textbook 'Downplaying Slavery' Believes 'More Needs to Be Done'
A Texas mother recently sparked McGraw-Hill Education to plan revisions to a textbook that she said was "downplaying slavery" by including African slaves in a chapter on "immigrants" to America and explaining that they came "to work on agricultural plantations" in a caption. Roni Dean-Burren, the
Mom Slams Textbook Publisher for Glossing Over Slavery
McGraw-Hill announced that it will tweak a geography textbook after Texas mom Roni Dean-Burren complained that it characterized slavery as immigration.
Amtrak Derailment: Last 2 Crash Victims Identified
The family of the last victim to be identified in the Amtrak crash in Philadelphia has confirmed that she died in the crash. Laura Finamore, 47 worked in corporate real estate for Cushman & Wakefield and she is listed on the company's website as working out of its New York office. She was the last
Amtrak Crash Victims: Missing CEO Dead as Well as AP Employee, Navy Midshipman
A mother-of-two whose family was not immediately sure of her whereabouts following the deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia now says that she was among the victims. Rachel Jacobs, a CEO at the Philadelphia-based company ApprenNet, was on her way home when the train crashed derailed on its way
Fed Up With Your Bank? Consider a Credit Union
Last week I wrote about banks that offer high-yield checking accounts. This week I want to write about "un-banksin other words, credit unions. Hey, consider it equal time. It's no secret that banks got a bad rap during the financial crisis for their part in risky mortgage lending and for fees that
Post Office Cuts Saturday Mail
Morning Business Memo… Billions of dollars in the red, and facing a financial crisis, the US Postal Service says it plans to stop delivering mail on Saturdays, but continue delivering packages six days a week. In an announcement set for later today, the USPS is...
"Katie" Garners Outstanding Clearances with 93% of the Country Sold
New, Live Early Fringe Talk Show Now Sold in 95 of the top 100 Markets BURBANK, CA. – In only four months, Katie Couric’s highly anticipated nationally syndicated talk show “Katie” has already been cleared in 93% of the country, it was announced today by...