U.S. Personal Finance News

Personal Finance

Cruise companies are paying up for hitting consumers with…
08.23 / 14:56
marketwatch.com
Earn passive income to offset — or even cover — your mor…
08.23 / 14:56
marketwatch.com
If production cuts cause crude-oil prices to rise, the beleaguered Big Oil companies could finally…
08.23 / 14:56
marketwatch.com
A two-alarm blaze at a Montebello auto body shop knocked out power to hundreds of homes early Wednesday morning, fire officials said. The fire erupted at Seidner’s Collision Center in the 300 block of Whittier Boulevard around 12:30 a.m., according to Battalion Chief Fernando Palaez of the M…
08.23 / 14:53
latimes.com
One morning two years ago, baby sitter Eva Del Rio went to drop off her charge at Madison Elementary in Pasadena, the same K-5 school where she had sent her own children.When she knocked on a closed campus entrance, Principal Juan Ruelas cursed, she said, and threatened to report her to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) if she tried to knock again. “I felt discriminated against, humiliated,” she said T…
08.23 / 14:53
latimes.com
It was safety first, science second — in many cases, a distant second — in Los Angeles schools during the solar eclipse Monday. And some teachers and administrators felt that — out of a lack of preparation and an excess of caution — the L.A. Unified School District flubbed a highly teachable moment.A lot of students across the nation’s second-largest school system were unable to watch the eclipse and were kept …
08.23 / 14:53
latimes.com
President Trump hinted Tuesday night that he planned to pardon former Arizona Sheriff Joseph Arpaio for his federal contempt of court conviction, telling a crowd in Phoenix: “I’ll make a prediction: I think he’s going to be just fine. But I won’t do it tonight because I don’t want to cause any…
08.23 / 14:53
latimes.com
Aug. 23, 2017, 6:46 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington:Will Trump speak to the nation or rile up his base?U.S. sanctions Russian and Chinese firms that it says are working with North KoreaSecretary of State Rex Tillerson sees 'restraint' by North…
08.23 / 13:54
latimes.com
The America the Beautiful pass gives seniors age 62 and older access to federal recreational lands for a lifetime. The pass costs $10, but the price will jump to $80 starting Monday. That’s because last December Congress voted to increase the pass price for the first time since 1994. You can p…
08.23 / 13:54
latimes.com
Carla Zuniga is punching a heavy bag as if she were preparing for a title fight, although she’s really a 35-year-old hair stylist doing her regular workout. Zuniga isn’t sweating at some low-fee, big-box fitness chain. Prevail Boxing is a 1,500-square-foot studio in Los Angeles that charges $25…
08.23 / 13:54
latimes.com
Hollywood is bracing for another dead August weekend that could end up with 'Hitman's Bodyguard' as the No. 1 movie in the U.S. and Canada…
08.23 / 13:54
latimes.com
Waltz into a grand Austrian celebration this fall on the Danube River on an eight-day cruise marking the 300th birthday of Maria Theresa of Austria, whose one-time titles included Holy Roman Empress; Queen of Hungary, Bohemia, Croatia and Slavonia; Archduchess of Austria; and Duchess of Parma.…
08.23 / 12:54
latimes.com
Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Wednesday, Aug. 23, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES Los Angeles vs. Trump The city of Los Angeles announced Tuesday that it is looking to join a legal fight against President Trump’s Department of…
08.23 / 12:54
latimes.com
President Trump didn’t hold back much at a rally in the Phoenix Convention Center; outside, thousands took to the streets. Here are the stories you shouldn’t miss today: TOP STORIES Trump Turns Up the Heat in Phoenix Defiant. Freewheeling. Blistering. Those were just a few descriptions of Pre…
08.23 / 12:54
latimes.com
A South Pasadena man who admitted murdering his 5-year-old son after a trip to Disneyland this year is expected to be sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison. Aramazd Andressian Sr., who had been involved in a custody dispute with the boy’s mother, pleaded guilty in early August to k…
08.23 / 11:49
latimes.com
Russian playwright Anton Chekhov noted that, as a dramatic device, a gun introduced in the first act of a play must be fired in the second, otherwise it has no reason to be there. Let’s hope that’s not as true in life as it is in art, now that we have an armed racist right squaring off aga…
08.23 / 11:49
latimes.com
California has long been an environmental leader, adopting strong laws to protect the air, water and land that often, eventually, become national policy. Yet the task of setting and enforcing environmental standards is a huge one, and even Green California has relied on the federal government…
08.23 / 11:49
latimes.com
A summer abroad could give job seekers crucial “cultural c…
08.23 / 10:52
marketwatch.com
110,000 more passengers a day will be traveling by air this…
08.23 / 09:53
marketwatch.com
Pre-war buildings don’t just offer stunning architecture — renters can find significant savings, too…
08.23 / 09:53
marketwatch.com