By Emma Ockerman
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This big city is America’s favorite for a sixth straight year, says Condé Nast Traveler
Chicago again scores Condé Nast Traveler’s best big city, while South Carolina’s Charleston takes back its small city top ranking from Aspen. Read More
Over 50% of CEOs say they’re considering cutting jobs over the next 6 months — and remote workers may be the first go to
Microsoft researchers recently warned of ‘productivity paranoia’ among managers about their hybrid workforce. Read More
The ‘demoralizing’ process of buying a home in this unpredictable housing market. One home had 30 offers — and sold for $85,000 above asking.
In the last year, the average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage has jumped from 3.69% to 6.7%, according to Freddie Mac. Read More
College students who got low grades complained about their ‘dismissive’ professor. Then NYU fired him.
An organic chemistry professor at New York University was fired after 82 of his 350 students signed a petition against him. Read More
‘I spend $600 a month taking women out for dinner I’ve met on Tinder’: Does the man always have to pick up the check?
‘I feel like I’m being taken advantage of by the women who agree to meet me on a date.’ Read More
Average CEO pay is now 399 times more than a typical worker’s wage — and one-third of that rise happened in the last three years
A new analysis by the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute looks at C-suite salaries. Read More
Your off-ramp for I-bonds is coming up soon if you bought the securities for their juicy 9.6% yield
With inflation starting to ebb, you might want to think about parking your cash elsewhere. Read More
Home prices fell in August from July, CoreLogic says. These are the top 5 markets at risk of steep declines.
Home-price growth has slowed for the fourth month in a row, as the housing market continues to cool amid high mortgage rates. Read More