Central bank independence was supposed to end politically driven monetary policy. This column discusses new evidence showing a sizeable spike in the growth rate of cash and overnight bank deposits centred on election days. The spike is present in countries with weak political institutions, but not in OECD countries. Show More Summary
TopCashBack has now removed the $1.50 cash back that they were offering for selling gift cards for most cards. Now, the only cash back is for..
Newlyweds Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello might have cashed in by selling their wedding photos to a celebrity magazine, but instead they posted the pictures online, and the benefits could be priceless. Vergara shared 55 photos from her wedding weekend on Instagram, from the romantic, flower-filled setting to her first...
The world's wealthiest don't just count owning one or two luxury homes and a superyacht as a rite of passage — having a decadent holiday house is also a must have. Cashing in on the perpetual demand from millionaires and billionaires...Show More Summary
A team of 31 specialists led by an archaeologist at the University of Reading are shedding light on some supposed Dark Age legends in their four-year work at Glastonbury Abbey in the UK, reports the Guardian. To wit: "Those feet, immortalized in William Blake’s poem Jerusalem, never walked on the...
Whether you think purchasing an Apple Watch is worth it or not, having to spend even more money on a stand just sucks, with prices on Apple.com range from $30 to around $130. If you want to save some cash, consider making your own stylish stand, which you might find to be even cooler than those on Apple’s website. Show More Summary
Price points settled down for a while, but as we get later in the season, things are bouncing around again. Editor's Note: FanDuel is running a $1,500,000 fantasy football league in Week 12. The top 66,000 teams win cash with $100,000 paid to first place on Sunday. Show More Summary
It's Black Friday, so people's thoughts turn from a celebration of thankfulness to spending gobs of cash on modestly discounted consumer goods. I'm not here to judge. But I am here to offer some tips on two of the big R's of the holiday shopping season: rebates and returns. "There's a lot of variability...
At Wednesday's spending review, Chancellor George Osborne somehow managed to announce that his plan for deficit reduction is on track, escape embarrassment over a major u-turn on tax credits, and avoid cuts as deep as expected. But,Show More Summary
Dee Goodz and Chase N. Cashe join forces for the collaborative project Good Money, which comes with 8 new records. Listen and download below.
The company behind the Zano mini-drone project that raised £2.3 million on crowdfunding site Kickstarter has revealed where it squandered its money and apologised to those that backed the idea, the BBC reports. Torquing Group, which imploded spectacularly last week, published a pie chart showing where the money was spent. Show More Summary
Deion Sanders might wanna dust off one of his famous TD dances -- he just won more than a million dollars in his defamation case against ex-wife, Pilar Sanders.
A new kind of point-of-sale malware, which uses multiple layers of obfuscation and encryption to cover its tracks, has been identified by security researchers — and is being help up as the most complex software of its kind yet to be identified in the wild. More »
The gift-giving season is just around the corner, and with lots of names on the list, it is best to purchase gifts for children that not only save some cash for the next year but also add value to their learning and development.
Shareholders' demands for ever-increasing dividends has left company boards stuck on a cash treadmill from which there seems to be no escape.
Police say a Florida man charged with robbery told a store clerk he was sorry about committing the crime around the Thanksgiving holiday.
As the Thanksgiving Turkey and wine buzz starts to wear off and we head into the pinnacle of American consumerism known as Black Friday, we here at 9to5mac have some tips and huge savings which should make the experience pleasant, efficient and productive. Over the next 24 hours, everything Apple related will be at the […]
Black Friday isn’t a thing here in Australia. Which is unfortunate considering that there’s a bunch of sweet cash to be saved on gadgets this time of year. Microsoft Australia decided to throw the land Down Under a bone and discount products from the Surface through to the Xbox One, and everything in between. More »
The rivalry between Slickwraps and dbrand is reaching new heights this Black Friday, when both companies are offering big discounts and some very attractive prizes. Here’s the breakdown.