From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary There were 4.0 million job openings on the last business day of January, little changed from December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.......Quits are generally voluntary separations initiated by the employee. Show More Summary
The jobs numbers for February are out and the unemployment rate rose “unexpectedly” to 6.7%. Business Insider reported: The February jobs report for the US is out. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says 175,000 workers were added to nonfarm payrolls … Continue reading ?
The Federal Trade Commission, Better Business Bureau and other organizations released a list of top consumer complaints. At the top of the list was identity theft, followed by debt collections and dealings with banks and lenders. Jericka Duncan reports.
As tipped by Jonah Peretti via Medium and more specifically confirmed this afternoon by New York Business Journal reporter Ben Fischer, the next BuzzFeed bureau will be in Berlin. This will be the ninth such outpost for the website,Show More Summary
An updated analysis shows a weaker fourth quarter last year, but small businesses are still buying. If your sales have slowed in recent months, you're not the only one. The Bureau of Economic Analysis, a division of the Department of...Show More Summary
If you're among the millions of U.S. residents who each year send tens of billions of dollars to family, friends or foreign businesses overseas, here's good news: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently instituted new...Show More Summary
The number of non-employer businesses – companies that have at least $1,000 in annual sales and pay federal income tax, but have no paid workers – continues to grow, increasing by 1.7 percent in 2011, the Census Bureau’s latest estimates show. Show More Summary
Marla Dickerson will become Brazil bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal. Calendar writer Reed Johnson, her husband, is also jumping to the WSJ in Brazil.
From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary There were 4.0 million job openings on the last business day of December, little changed from November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.......Quits are generally voluntary separations initiated by the employee. Show More Summary
As the Olympics get underway, many are seeking commemorative merchandise. The Better Business Bureau Olympic Scams Prompt Better Business Bureau Warning - -
There's a new scam in town -- the missed-call cell phone scam, to be exact -- and the Better Business Bureau has issued a warning. Don't let your curiosity overtake caution or you could be out hundreds of dollars.
Upon seeing missed calls from unfamiliar numbers on our cell phones or home phones, we often instinctively call the number back to see who it was. According to a recent warning issued by the Better Business Bureau, however, that quick call-back can end up costing consumers ridiculous sums of money. Show More Summary
Missed calls are often frustrating, but the Better Business Bureau warns now that they may be risky as One-Ring Phone Scam: Be Wary Of Unknown Numbers - -
Have you seen a $9.84 charge on one of your credit or debit accounts? It might be fraud, according to the Better Business Bureau. The consumer protection group put out a national alert about the scam on Monday. What to look for. Look for small, unexplained charges made to your credit or debit account to [...]
The Better Business Bureau calls it the "One-Ring Phone Scam": Scammers call your phone, let it ring once, and hang up. That prompts you—the scammers hope—to call back, allowing them to pile on charges while you're connected. The calls usually come from outside the US, but that's not...
The Better Business Bureau is reporting a another common phone scam you should be familiar with – the one ring missed call. Callers are reportedly getting one ring from an unknown, international number which then charges them to call...Show More Summary
If you pick up your phone and see a missed call from a number you don't recognize, you may want think twice about calling back.You could be a potential victim of the growing "one-ring phone scam," which the Better Business Bureau (BBB) warned consumers about last week. Show More Summary
Has a $9.84 charge appeared on your credit card recently? If so, your account could be at risk. The Better Business Bureau is receiving a rash of complaints concerning unauthorized charges of $9.84 appearing on consumer credit card statements. As a result, they’ve recently issued a scam alert warning consumers to carefully check their statements. Keep Reading ?
Income earners across America are receiving tax information from their employers, enabling them to file File Tax Returns Early To Avoid Identity Theft Scams, Better Business Bureau Recommends - -
The Associated Press, Bloomberg and Reuters all focused on the supposedly positive news of increased consumption reported in today's "Personal Income and Outlays" release from the government's Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the process,...Show More Summary