By Jill Krasny
The Target hack that compromised about 40 million credit and debit cards swiped over Thanksgiving weekend is practically all anyone can talk about right now. How could such a juggernaut be vulnerable to hackers?
On Thursday, the Minneapolis company said customers who swiped
By Ilan Mochari
Wallflower, according to my dictionary, is "a person who from shyness or unpopularity remains on the sidelines of a social activity (as a dance)." Introvert, according to my dictionary, is "a reserved or shy person."
If you're surprised that the dictionary
By Bill Murphy Jr.
Earlier this year, a tiny, unproven startup landed a $3.5 million military contract for a computer system to help veterans find civilian jobs. For the company, the deal was a lifeline, but securing the contract was anything but simple.
The story of how it happened--that is
By Andrew Housser
The New Year signals the universal practice of resolving to break bad habits. Many people focus on health when making resolutions. They want to lose weight, exercise more or stop smoking. But financial stress can take a toll on your physical and emotional well-being, too. You
By Carolyn Cutrone
Today millions of people will experience "triskaidekaphobia"--that is, a fear of the number 13. While this fear derives from the Last Supper, a religious event that is said to have happened more than 2,000 years ago, its effects are still very real.
Sales have been known to
By Will Yakowicz
If you rush around the office from task to task, demand employees walk with you when they need to talk, and curtly finish their sentences, you need to realize you're not saving any time. In fact, rushing around like a headless chicken will lead your workforce to be
By Minda Zetlin
Having a bank turn you down for a loan really sucks, I can tell you from experience. It's humiliating, causing you to doubt your own worth and want to huddle in your bedroom, with the shades down.
Don't give in to that temptation. A rejected loan application is
By John Brandon
What were the real game-changers in 2013? I reviewed the biggest tech debuts of the year looking for the ones that stood out as remarkable advancements in technology. Here are my picks. If you haven't checked out these devices yet, you should.
iPad AirI'm typing this on an
By Andrew Housser
As the new year draws closer, you are probably seeing an increase in requests for charitable donations. You may be able to claim as a tax deduction many things you donate this month -- cash, outgrown clothing or a car. Best of all, these deductions may lower your taxes.
By Jeff Cox
Private sector job creation surged in November, with ADP reporting 215,000 new jobs in a number that could put some heat on the Federal Reserve to begin reducing its monthly stimulus.
Economists expected ADP to report the private sector created 173,000 new jobs in November.