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Millennial Money: You lost your job. Now what?

It doesn’t matter if you were fired or laid off, whether you saw it coming or were completely blindsided: Losing your job is disorienting. You’ll… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2019
In this March 14, 2019, file photo people walk on the Stanford University campus in Santa Clara, Calif. Seven percent of employers offer student loan repayment assistance as a benefit. For most companies, this benefit means making a direct payment to eligible employees’ loan. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

These employers chip in on your student loans

Trilogy Health Services, a Louisville, Kentucky-based operator of senior living facilities, has paid $100 a month toward each eligible worker’s student loans over the past… Continue reading

In this March 14, 2019, file photo people walk on the Stanford University campus in Santa Clara, Calif. Seven percent of employers offer student loan repayment assistance as a benefit. For most companies, this benefit means making a direct payment to eligible employees’ loan. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Boeing says it has to ‘re-earn’ public’s trust after crashes

The company expects FAA approval in January for a new pilot-training program around the changes.

Anti-robocall bill likely as House, Senate reach compromise

Legislators say it will require phone companies to verify that phone numbers are real, and to block calls for free.

  • Nov 15, 2019

FAA chief tells agency to take its time scrutinizing 737 Max

“I know there’s a lot of pressure to return this aircraft to service quickly,” he says.

  • Nov 15, 2019

For Boeing’s new jetliner boss, job 1 is making amends for Max

Stanley Deal has been meeting with the airline bosses most shaken by the deadly crashes.

  • Nov 15, 2019

Boeing settles several more lawsuits over Max plane crashes

A Seattle law firm has settled four cases, of about 150 that have been filed over two deadly crashes.

  • Nov 15, 2019

Negative equity on car loans is an economic threat

Loan time spans as long as 80 months put car owners underwater at trade-in time.

Amazon to protest $10B Pentagon contract won by Microsoft

The company was widely considered the front-runner in the competition.

  • Nov 14, 2019
A Boeing Co. 777 airplane is shown on the assembly line, Monday, June 12, 2017, in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Boeing’s humans step in after robots fumble 777 jet assembly

There are no plans for any changes in staffing for the jetliners, which are manufactured in Everett.

A Boeing Co. 777 airplane is shown on the assembly line, Monday, June 12, 2017, in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Leader of pilots’ union blasts Boeing’s ‘arrogance and greed’

He says Southwest Airlines should consider buying planes elsewhere.

Truckers file 1st suit contesting California gig economy law

Association says it would deprive more than 70,000 independent truckers of their ability to work.

  • Nov 13, 2019

Maybe banking culture doesn’t always make people dishonest

New lab experiments with bankers in the Middle East and Asia Pacific turned out differently.

  • Nov 13, 2019

California sued again for requiring women on company boards

Similar proposals have been introduced in Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Washington state.

  • Nov 13, 2019

Boeing orders, deliveries continue to sag with Max grounding

The company delivered 20 commercial planes last month, including 12 for the 787,

US consumer prices up 0.4% in October; gasoline prices surge

Overall consumer prices rose 1.8% over the past year, just below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target.

  • Nov 13, 2019

Disney Plus suffers some technical difficulties at launch

Disney said it was working to resolve the issue after consumer demand exceeded its expectations.

  • Nov 12, 2019

No. 1 milk company declares bankruptcy

Dean Foods blamed a drop in milk consumption that has seen people turn to soda, juice and almond milk.

  • Nov 12, 2019

Everett Thai restaurant owner sentenced for tax fraud

Kay Fuengarom withheld more than $200,000 in sales taxes. A judge ordered two years of probation.

SpaceX launches 60 more mini satellites for global internet

It’s the first time SpaceX used a previously flown nose cone.

  • Nov 11, 2019