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Trump pitches plan to replace food stamps with food boxes

The Trump administration is proposing to save billions in the coming years by giving low-income families a box of government-picked, nonperishable foods every month instead of food stamps. White House OMB Director Mick Mulvaney on Monday hailed the idea as one that kept up with the modern era, calling it a "Blue Apron-type program" — … Continue reading Trump pitches plan to replace food stamps with food boxes

Who can take the new business tax deduction?

Even tax experts aren't sure If you report business income on your individual federal tax return, figuring out your 2018 taxes is about to get more complicated. That's because there are many unanswered questions about a major business tax break under the new tax law: A 20% deduction on business income for owners, partners and … Continue reading Who can take the new business tax deduction?

Amazon’s grocery store of the future opens today: no cashiers, no registers, and no lines

Amazon is breaking into physical retail in a new way. Amazon's checkout-free grocery store opens in Seattle on Monday. The online retail giant first started testing its grocery store with employees in December 2016, when it also revealed its vision for a store without cashiers. The store, called Amazon Go, doesn't work like a typical … Continue reading Amazon’s grocery store of the future opens today: no cashiers, no registers, and no lines

Does your credit card force you to give up your rights?

Choosing a credit card be overwhelming. Does it have perks? What's the APR? Is there a fee? But there's another aspect of credit cards that often goes overlooked, usually because people don't think they have much of choice: arbitration clauses. Often these terms are forced. But with 7 out of 10 card issuers allowing their … Continue reading Does your credit card force you to give up your rights?

The must-do money move you can’t afford to put off any longer

The stock market has given investors some of the best performance over the past nine years that they'll ever see in their lifetimes. At times like these, the last thing on many investors' minds is considering the risks in their current portfolio. Yet those who failed to take measures to manage their risk following the … Continue reading The must-do money move you can’t afford to put off any longer

How to make money broadcasting from your phone

Amber-Tiana is the biggest star to ever work at the vegan smoothie shop at the The Westfield Mall in Sherman Oaks, California. The 27-year-old performer broadcasts her five shows -- some musical revues, a talk show and a pop-culture quiz show -- live each week to her half a million fans. They'll show their appreciation … Continue reading How to make money broadcasting from your phone