1:48 a.m. Aug. 26, 2021
- By Tomi Kilgore
Lululemon to raise minimum wage to $15 or $17 per hourLululemon Athletica Inc. said Thursday that it will raise the minimum base pay for most of its North America employees to $15 or $17 per hour, depending on their role in the market. The yoga gear and apparel seller's stock was still inactive in premarket trading. The new minimum base for its store and Guest Education Centre (GEC) employees is effective Sept. 27. Employees will also remain eligible for the bonus program, with the possibility to earn an additional $3 an hour on average, and up to $6 an hour, for reaching store-based goals. The company said it plans to hire more than 8,000 employees in North America for the holiday season. Lululemon becomes the latest company and many different sectors to raise its minimum hourly wage, such as MetLife Inc. last week, , and CVH Health Corp. earlier this month to . Lululemon's stock has rallied 23.8% over the past three months while the S&P 500 has gained 7.2%.
7:27 a.m. March 27, 2021
- By Catey Hill
I’m 60 and want to retire on between $800 and $1,200 a month, ideally near the ocean in Mexico — where should I go? Looking for ideas on the best place for you to retire? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.com Looking for ideas on the best place for you to retire? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.comThis yoga teacher is hoping to leave Colorado within the year.
4:51 p.m. March 17, 2021
- By Meera Jagannathan
‘We can get through this’: Struggling with your mental health during the pandemic? Try these tips and resources A year into the pandemic, one in five U.S. adults say they’re experiencing high levels of psychological distressA year into the pandemic, one in five U.S. adults say they’re experiencing high levels of psychological distress.
3:46 p.m. Feb. 21, 2021
- By Quentin Fottrell
My daughter-in-law will only have a second child by surrogacy — and wants to use $200K of my son’s inheritance to pay for it ‘He has already dipped into capital by covering his wife’s $250,000 in college and credit-card debt before they were even married — a pretty heroic rescue!’‘He has already dipped into capital by covering his wife’s $250,000 in college and credit-card debt before they were even married — a pretty heroic rescue!’
10:48 a.m. Jan. 28, 2021
- By Krystal Barker Buissereth
5 ways to make this year better than last year Make 2021 your year of wellness—including financial wellnessMake 2021 your year of wellness—including financial wellness